From the WABI-TV5 & CW Forecast Center:
Low pressure will move into the Ohio River Valley this morning before it begins to redevelop just off the southeast U.S. Coastline. Where the storm emerges along the East Coast and how quickly it turns north as it begins to intensify will determine how much precipitation we see in Maine this weekend. If the storm develops well off the southeast U.S. Coastline later today, our region will only see a little light rain and snow over the weekend, but a storm development closer to the coastline will lead to a much greater chance of seeing rain, mix and snow in much of Maine along with a period of strong and gusty winds later Saturday into Sunday. If the storm remains close enough to the New England Coastline as it lifts up to our east later this weekend a few to several inches of snow could accumulate in parts of Maine, especially over some of the higher elevations of the eastern part of the state. Stay tuned to WABI-TV5 for the latest updates on this POSSIBLE early season winter storm.
No matter whether we see the storm or not this weekend some of the chilliest air we have seen since late last March will filter into Maine for late Saturday through Monday. The combination of chilly temps and a gusty wind will make the air feel like its early winter in our region. High temps Sunday and Monday will run in the 30s to low 40s all across Maine. Approaching high pressure will bring bright and slightly milder conditions to New England Tuesday.
Today: Partly to mostly sunny, with a light northerly breeze and high temps in the mid 40s to low 50s from north to south.
Saturday: Rain showers likely developing and becoming breezy, with high temps in the low to mid 40s.
Sunday: Blustery, with mixed rain and snow likely and high temps in the 30s to very low 40s.
Monday: More sun than cloudy, blustery and chilly, with high temps in the mid 30s to low 40s.
Tuesday: More sun than clouds and not as blustery, with high temps in the 40s.
WABI-TV5 & CW Meteorologist
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