Monthly Archives: August 2017

Harvey’s impact on Maine’s Labor Day Weekend a close call

A cold front moves through Maine Thursday, bringing a chance for showers in some areas. Behind the front, high pressure works in for Friday and Saturday. A frontal boundary enhanced by an upper level low interacts with the remnants of Harvey on Sunday. A weak upper level trough works through the mountains and northern areas […]

Harvey remnants may visit Maine over Labor Day weekend

High pressure controls the weather pattern for the state through Wednesday. A cold front advances from Quebec into the area on Thursday. A taste of fall arrives with cool air for Friday. The remnants of Harvey may affect the region in the latter half of Labor Day weekend. Wednesday / Thursday High pressure provides enough […]

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 […]