From the WABI-TV5 & CW Forecast Center
A southwest breeze on the backside of high pressure centered to our south helped pull a warm and somewhat more humid airmass up into Maine today.
From the TV 5 Forecast Center:
High pressure remains in control for today as it slides south of New England.
The ridge of high pressure that brought the sunny and pleasant weather to Maine today will continue to control the conditions all across New England Thursday.
High pressure remains in control today as it builds into New England.
The cold front that brought all the severe weather to our region yesterday has moved well off the New England Coastline.
High pressure centered over the Great Lakes region today will gradually slide eastward into New England over the next 24-48 hours bringing us a nice stretch of weather through Thursday.
A strong cold front moving east through New England tonight will continue to produce a few more scattered thunderstorms, but the severe weather we saw earlier in the day has come to an end.
Variably cloudy skies can be expected for the remainder of today.
From the WABI-TV5 & CW Forecast Center:
Some saw rain and some saw sun but no matter where you were in Maine today was muggy, and that humidity is going to stick around for a bit longer.
Sunday is setting up to be a bit of a mixed bag across Maine.
A weakening cold front will slowly drift off the New England Coastline early today and then stall.
A weakening cold front will slowly drift off the New England Coastline early Saturday and then stall.
A cold front will cross the state today giving us a chance for some scattered showers and thunderstorms this afternoon.
A trough of low pressure moving east ahead of an approaching cold front will bring scattered showers and thunderstorms to Maine tonight.
The warm and humid weather continues with temperatures topping off in the mid and upper 70s along the coast and low to mid-80s inland.
The ridge of high pressure that brought the warm and increasingly humid air to Maine the past few days will continue to control the weather in our region tonight and Thursday.
High pressure centered to our south and east over the Atlantic will continue to pump heat and humidity into the region over the next few days.
High pressure building along the Mid-Atlantic Coastline will continue to bring warm and increasingly humid air up into New England the next three days.
High pressure will push offshore today, ushering a warmer, more humid airmass into the region for the next few days.
The storm system that brought the on and off showers to New England over the weekend continues to lift northeast up into Newfoundland today.