Tag Archives: Maine NorEaster

Major storm to bring blizzard conditions and coastal flooding to Maine

The most significant storm since the Late October Gale is on tap to impact Maine. The storm is forming off the Bahamas, will rapidly intensify on its way to the northeast Wednesday night into Thursday morning. The storm is predicted to have the central pressure of a high end Category 2 / low Category 3 […]

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 […]

Blizzard ends for Maine Monday, but another storm looms midweek

Blizzard warnings for the MidCoast and Down East Maine continue through Monday night. As the storm gradually moves eastward, southern and western areas will see the snow begin to taper off by late morning, later in the day for the MidCoast, central, eastern and northern areas. Here is a look at futurecast radar to anticipate […]

Crippling blizzard on the way for coastal and interior Maine

A storm capable of causing impassable roadways for much of the state starts Sunday afternoon and lasts through Monday evening. The effects of heavy snow, strong wind may linger well into the week for some as power outages are likely across coastal and interior Maine. While it may not be historic, it has potential to […]

Major noreaster to bring blizzard to coastal Maine

A powerful storm with central pressure equivalent to a Category 2 hurricane is on track impact the state Sunday afternoon through early Tuesday. Coastal areas will get the full brunt of the storm with around two feet or more of snow possible. A blizzard watch is posted for Down East Maine, including Bangor. But first, […]

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 […]

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 […]