From the WABI-TV5 & CW Forecast Center:
The ridge of high pressure currently centered off the southern Mid-Atlantic Coastline continues to pump warm and muggy air up into New England.
From the TV 5 Forecast Center:
A stationary front will be positioned to our north and west this afternoon.
High pressure will remain anchored east of the Southeastern U.S.
Rain showers will wind down this morning followed by brightening skies and highs in the upper 70s and low 80s this afternoon.
Skies will continue to gradually brighten this afternoon.
A ridge of high pressure off the east coast will usher a warmer, more humid airmass into the area over the next few days.
Overall, it looks like a good start to the week with highs in the 70s and low 80s under partly sunny skies today.
**THERE IS A RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8PM TONIGHT.**
Winds will continue to be gusty today and during the day tomorrow.
Today will be in the 50s with somewhat breezy conditions as the low pressure moves out of the area and the high pressure system slowly moves in.
Low pressure will pull a cold front across the state today giving us some scattered showers and possibly a few thunderstorms especially during the afternoon.
A rather strong cold front will bring scattered showers to Maine today as it crosses New England.
It looks like a decent day today with a mix of sun and clouds.
High pressure will build into the Northeast from the west and bring generally fair and seasonable temperatures to our region today as highs range from the low to mid 60s north to near 70 south.
Low pressure and its associated cold front that brought us the wet weather yesterday will sit to our north and east today.
A northwest breeze today will usher an unseasonably cool airmass down into the Pine Tree State and that will cause temps to run a few degrees below normal.
It has been a very soggy first half of our Tuesday with rainfall totals ranging from .1″ to .7″ thus far.
A storm crossing into Quebec will pull a warm front and then a cold front through New England today.
Lingering low clouds, especially over areas north and west of Bangor, will continue to gradually give way to partly to mostly sunny skies this afternoon.
Things will gradually clear out during the day today with skies becoming partly to mostly sunny by the afternoon.
Today’s highs will make it into the 60s and low 70s with a few early morning showers.