From the WABI-TV5 & CW Forecast Center:
A weak ridge of high pressure will bring fair and chilly conditions to Maine during the daylight hours of Saturday.
The powerful storm system that brought the wind, heavy snow and rain to Maine yesterday and earlier today continues to lift off to our north.
Snow still coming down this morning, while the storm stayed mostly snow across northern Maine, a period of rain kept the snow fall totals down from Bangor southward.
Energy aloft moving southeast from the Great Lakes Region today has caused a new surface storm to develop along the mid-Atlantic Coastline this afternoon.
Today will start off under mostly cloudy skies with temps warming into the mid 20s to mid 30s, but don’t let that fool you snow is on the way.
A storm moving east from the Upper Mid-West into the Northern Great Lakes Region later tonight will transfer its upper level energy to a new storm developing along the Mid-Atlantic coastline tomorrow morning.
A quite & nice Wednesday setting up with a mix of sun and clouds with highs warming into the mid 20s to mid 30s, winds will be out of the northwest between 6-10mph.
The storm that brought the icy mix and then mild temps and rain to our region last night and earlier today continues to move east towards Newfoundland.
Temps will slowly cool this afternoon as a colder airmass begins to move into our region on a west to northwest breeze.
A messy Monday night setting up across the state of Maine, an area of low pressure is first bringing in a period of snow with accumulation between 3-5 inches across northern Maine.
While Monday will start out dry, our next messy weather maker will be knocking on our door for Monday afternoon & evening, with it we will see a chance for rain, freezing rain and snow.
Christmas Day will be much cooler with highs in the mid 20s to low 30s but sunshine will be back.
From the TV 5 Forecast Center:
A ridge of high pressure will build into the region today getting us back to some sunshine and dry weather with temperatures in the 30s.
We will be in between storm systems today with high pressure building into the region, giving us a nice end to the work week.
Low pressure will cross through the region this afternoon and this evening.
A weak Alberta clipper will move in today bringing us periods of light snow over inland locations and light snow and mix along the coast.
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Low pressure will pass to our north today, giving us a bit of cloudiness mainly over northern areas.
For our Wednesday, a small system will slide north of us bringing snow to areas of Canada however; we stay dry with a mix of sun and clouds.
High pressure will slide just east of the region today.