All posts by Mike Haggett

Mike Haggett

About Mike Haggett

As a Mainer for nearly five decades, Mike understands all too well the ever changing weather forecasts and surprises given the location and geography of the state. Spending much of his time as child outdoors fishing in all four seasons, keeping track of the weather was a must for personal safety. Living firsthand through the impacts of weather through many types of storms and phenomena, the idea came to mind for him to analyze it closer in 2011.

Maine weather: surf from Gert, the weekend, and the eclipse

High pressure continues to move into the region for Thursday. A warm front in conjunction with low pressure arrives Friday night. A cold front sweeps through Saturday night. High pressure returns on Sunday, lasting into the middle part of next week. High Surf Advisory for MidCoast and DownEast As Gert exits 500 miles to the […]

Maine weather: windy through Thursday; weekend showers; eclipse outlook

High pressure slowly advances from the Great Lakes toward the state Wednesday into Thursday, bringing gusty winds along with it. Clouds increase Thursday into Friday as low pressure moves westward. Showers break out over western and southern areas Friday afternoon, overspreading the state Friday night. Steady rain exits Saturday morning. A trailing cold front brings […]

Severe storms possible for parts of Maine Tuesday: Gert stays offshore

A cold front approaches the region from southeastern Quebec which is likely to bring showers and strong to severe thunderstorms. After the front clears Tuesday night, high pressure moves in bringing a windy, but bright day on Wednesday. Clouds increase on Thursday ahead of a slow moving low pressure system which may linger into the […]

Showers for Saturday, some severe storms possible in areas Sunday

Low pressure along with a warm front bring showers and a possible thunderstorm for parts of Maine early Saturday. A cold front passes through the region Saturday night into Sunday, bringing another chance for showers and storms. A cold front passes through northern and eastern Maine Sunday afternoon, bringing a chance for strong to severe […]

Spot showers and storms through late week; weekend outlook

For the remainder of the work week, the state appears to deal with showers and thunderstorms associated with a weak cold front situated just west of the St. Lawrence River. Low pressure over the Northern Plains moves eastward to impact Saturday into Sunday. A tropical wave near the Lesser Antilles is being monitored for possible […]

Severe thunderstorms to bring flash flooding, damaging wind into Monday night

A cold front is approaching the state from the west Monday afternoon. Warm and humid conditions around the state clashing with colder air aloft from the approaching system is the combination for severe weather potential. Wind from the southwest will build as the front approaches. This will pump in even more warm air and humidity […]

After a wet Friday, heat, humidity build this weekend; severe storms possible Monday

A warm front will make the entire state wet on Friday into early Saturday. The weekend starts off a bit tricky for sun on Saturday as humidity rises in conjunction with the wet ground. Coastal areas may see a prolonged period of fog as the warm moist air reacts to the cooler ocean water. Northern […]

Weekend weather for Maine unsettled at times as humidity returns

High pressure gives the region one more dry day for Thursday. As it moves east, outflow ahead of a warm front approaches from the southwest to bring widespread showers to the state on Friday. Humidity slowly builds on Saturday and is likely to be noticeable by Sunday. The return of the muggy conditions brings a […]

Blizzard to cripple parts of Maine Tuesday into Wednesday

Parts of the region to get crushed Winter storm warnings continue for the entire state and blizzard warnings are active for Cumberland and York Counties as intensifying low pressure moves into the state today. Heavy snow falling at 2-4″+ per hour in combination with gusty winds as high as 55 mph are likely to make […]

Blizzard conditions possible for coastal Maine Tuesday

Heavy snow for much of the state For what generally has been a quiet month of March for Maine is taking a more active turn. As the state faces Ol’ Man Winter’s return on Tuesday with heavy snow and near blizzard level wind, another punch of snow is in the offing for the weekend. For […]