From the TV 5 Forecast Center:
Tranquil and chilly weather will lead us into the weekend.
Cold high pressure will slide towards the Northeast today and Saturday with high temps running several degrees below normal both days despite partly sunny skies.
Low pressure is forecast to pass to our north during the day today, pushing a cold front through the state this afternoon.
From the WABI-TV5 & CW Forecast Center:
An upper level disturbance will pass through the area today bringing some clouds and scattered snow showers to our region.
A ridge of high pressure will build into the area today bringing us partly to mostly sunny skies.
We have a chilly stretch of weather on tap for the rest of this week.
Arctic air will continue to spill into New England today on a rather brisk westerly breeze.
Skies will be partly to mostly cloudy today as low pressure moves away from the area.
Low pressure is forecast to track to our north while another area of low pressure is forecast to develop near southern New England.
Low pressure will move into the area today bringing some snow showers to start the day, just in time for the morning commute.
We’ll see mainly clear skies tonight with fairly calm winds which will allow temperatures to really drop – we’re talking teens and some lows 20s.
The combination of high pressure approaching New England from the west and a storm system located well to our northeast will bring fair but chilly weather to Maine both weekend days.
As of noontime, snow continued to fall over part of Hancock county east into central and coastal Washington county.
Areas of light snow and mixed precipitation will taper off this morning as low pressure slides to our south and east.
Clouds will continue to gradually increase this afternoon as an upper level disturbance over the Great Lakes region continues to push towards New England.
Cooler air will continue to move into the Northeast today.
A cold front will cross the state this afternoon bringing us a few scattered showers on its way through.
A strong cold front will cross our region later today.
Skies will be partly to mostly sunny for the remainder of the day, with most of the cloudiness over northern areas. High temperatures will top off in the mid to upper40s north and 50s elsewhere.
Plan on a couple more rather mild days ahead before a much cooler airmass arrives in New England beginning Thursday.