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More snow for Maine Saturday; major nor’easter to start the week

As Maine recovers from as much as 21″ of snow Thursday, the stage is set for another 2-5″ for parts of the state Saturday. On its heels, a major storm composing of 1 to 2 feet or more of snow, high winds, and rough seas arrives Sunday afternoon and continues through Monday. Saturday’s snow comes […]

Nor’easter to bring heavy snow, wind to Maine Thursday

1:30 PM UPDATE – STORM CONTINUES UNTIL TONIGHT A very impressive storm is south of Cape Cod and is rapidly intensifying as it moves northeastward toward Nova Scotia. Intense snow bands are slowly moving through the coastal interior, with snowfall rates of 1-3″ per hour. Along with wind gusting in the 30-40 mph range, whiteout […]

Storm to bring heavy snow for coastal Maine

4 PM WEDNESDAY UPDATE – A MATTER OF MILES  WINTER STORM WARNINGS for Central & Coastal Washington, Hancock, Waldo, Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc, Kennebec, Androscoggin, Cumberland and York Counties. WINTER STORM WATCH for Southern Penobscot and Northern Washington Counties. It’s a matter of mere miles for coastal areas which will determine snowfall. The afternoon guidance indicated […]

Wintry mix wreaks havoc on Maine

Tuesday 6:00 PM Update – A Look Overnight Into Wednesday Futurecast radar from 2 PM Tuesday to 2 AM Thursday in 3 hour increments for reference… In reference to this model idea, the NAM model tends to be a bit aggressive in precipitation output and type. This is presented to give you and idea on […]

A snowy, icy nor’easter bears down on Maine

For the third time in the past few weeks, Maine is in the cross hairs of a mixed precipitation event. Accumulating snow, sleet, ice, rain and wind will be thrown at the state beginning Monday night and won’t completely leave the state until Wednesday morning. My previous update set the table of the storm along […]

A calm and mild Sunday before a stormy kick-off to the week

  High pressure takes over Maine for Sunday. A backdoor cold front brings cold air back to the region Sunday night into Monday.  A storm system responsible for severe weather in the south organizes off the Mid-Atlantic coast on Monday, and brings snow, sleet, and ice into the area Monday night into Tuesday.   Sunday […]

A quiet weather weekend for Maine, messy storm to start the week

While the weekend appears generally quiet with above average temperatures, a significant weather event is likely to impact the state by early next week. A Fair Saturday Sunshine and which part of the state gets it is the main challenge with the weekend forecast. Saturday appears that eastern areas have the better chance for an […]

Snow ends over parts of Maine by mid-day; warnings cancelled

Due to a combination of dry air and lack of storm organization, winter storm warnings have been discontinued over interior southern Maine and the western foothills. Areas under warnings have been converted to winter weather advisories, which are set to expire by noon. The morning commute will be a slick in areas over the western […]

A snowy, slick Wednesday morning commute for central and southern Maine

Travel Wednesday over much of the western half of Maine is likely to be slick from overnight snowfall. Snowfall rates as much as 1″+ per hour at times may make driving treacherous for many areas in time for the morning commute. Conditions will slowly improve during the day, but light snow appears to remain steady […]

Another winter storm to impact parts of Maine

While northern Maine gets its day in the sun, southern Maine sees clouds increase during the day as a warm front approaches. Snow breaks out over southwestern areas between 7-10 PM Tuesday night. Winter storm watches, likely to turn to warnings, are posted for interior Southern Maine. High pressure controls the weather for the north […]