Monthly Archives: January 2017

One more cold day before a stormy, but warmer mid-week for Maine

The recent cold snap gives the region its coldest day yet on Monday. Temperatures begin to rise on Tuesday as an “inside runner” system approaches the region, bringing another round of wintry precipitation Tuesday night into Wednesday. Another storm bring another round of wintry mix & rain for Thursday. One More Bitter Cold Day While […]

Maine avoids blizzard but snow to fall over interior and coast

Blizzard warnings are posted for the south shore, Cape Cod and islands of Massachusetts but Maine dodges the bullet. The storm track is close enough to bring accumulations and slick travel for coastal and interior areas Saturday afternoon into the the overnight. Winter weather advisories have been posted for Knox, Coastal Waldo, Coastal Hancock, Central […]

Storm to bring snow to coastal Maine Saturday

The Trend Shifts West The storm that is bringing snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain over the southeast travels up the eastern seaboard Friday night into Saturday. Guidance trends have shifted the storm west, and as a result, forecast snow totals have increased. Models have shifted the storm track roughly 50 miles to the west. […]

Snow showers for coastal Maine Friday

Close Calls For Two Storms Two storms are to track perilously close to the Maine coast. The first arrives in the wee hours of Friday, the second Saturday night into Sunday. While accumulations appear light for Friday, Coastal Hancock and Washington counties may require the plow crews to treat the roads early Sunday morning. Friday […]

Colder temperatures and wind chill returns to Maine

Brief Warm Up Short Lived All in all a quiet but cold period for the next few days. There are chances for light snow in the mountains and northern Maine off and on, and the coast may see some flurries Friday. An ocean storm moves up the eastern seaboard Saturday which appears to come near […]

Wednesday morning weather update

Wintry Mix Pulls Away The system responsible for the snow, ice and rain over the state is pulling away to the northeast this morning. Central Maine including Bangor will see the precipitation end between 9-10 AM this morning. The remainder of the storm exits the Crown between 12:30 – 1:30 PM this afternoon. As the […]

After the wintry mix clears, colder weather arrives for Maine

Tuesday Night Into Wednesday Morning Looking at short term guidance shown above, it appears the main threat for icing will be across the western foothills through southern Aroostook county. The timeline for the threat to end will be early morning for the west and by mid-morning for the east. As the coastal low intensifies and […]

Wintry mix to cause potential problems for Maine

A Nasty Mess For Interior Areas A double barrel system is very likely to bring snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain to the state for Tuesday into Wednesday. This “inside runner” system spins off a coastal low which may add problems for areas away from the immediate shoreline. Heavy wet snow, ice, sleet appear to […]