From the WABI-TV5 & CW Forecast Center:
The weather across the Northeast and in fact most of the lower 48 will run milder than normal the next few days as the arctic air has receded up into northern parts of Canada.
From the TV 5 Forecast Center:
Skies will turn partly sunny this afternoon as low pressure approaches from the west.
After a very active weather pattern the past two week the conditions across Maine will be rather tranquil and unseasonably mild this week.
High pressure will build into the area over the next 24-48 hours giving us a nice start to the week.
Our Monday will feature partly to mostly sunny skies and highs closer to average for this time of year, in the upper 20s to mid-30s.
A mild night is going to give a good jumping off point heading into Sunday.
For a change the weather across Maine will be rather tranquil over the next several days as the ridge of high pressure that brought the fair skies to our region yesterday controls the conditions here right through the weekend.
Beautiful weather this afternoon as high pressure builds in from the west.
The last in a series of storms that has brought over three feet of snow to much of Maine over the past ten days continues to lift up towards Newfoundland.
Snow will taper off from west to east this morning, followed by a quiet stretch of weather for the next several days as high pressure builds into the Northeast.
Any lingering snow over eastern areas will wind down early this afternoon.
Sometimes things can change in a short amount of time and that is exactly what is happening as we speak.
After the brief break in our snowy pattern yesterday, the weather is going to get active again as a new storm to form just to the southeast of New England today.
We’ll see a mix of sun and clouds for the remainder of the day with temperatures in the mid-20s to around 30° for highs.
A small bubble of high pressure will build into New England today and bring our area a partly to mostly sunny day.
Periods of snow and gusty winds will continue this afternoon as strong low pressure moves through the Gulf of Maine.
Snow is slowly working northward this evening, expected to completely engulf Maine by later this evening.
Sunday will start off quiet under mostly cloudy skies with a few possible light snow showers early, however during the late afternoon hours we will be watch heavier snow start to build north into Maine.
The breezy and frigid conditions will continue this afternoon.