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Saturday October 25, 2014

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    Wednesday Oct 22, 2014 | 5:06 pm

    Flood Watch Posted As Heavy Rain Moves Into Region

    While we have seen some significant rain the past 24 hours, more is still on the way. Elements of rain continue to push inland from the ocean this evening and will only become more widespread during the next few hours. The map below shows how much rain has fallen in the past 24 hours. Notice extreme southern Maine has not had much at all. If this was a winter nor’easter […]

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    Tuesday Oct 21, 2014 | 12:08 pm

    Long Duration Coastal Storm Brings Several Days Of Rain

    Someone tweeted me a question yesterday asking if the media was hyping the storm or we really were getting a nor’easter. The answer to the first part of the question is probably, (depending the media source) on yes to the second part. A nor’easter is simply a low pressure area that moves up along the eastern seaboard bringing with it northeasterly winds. You could also say winds come from the […]

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    Sunday Oct 19, 2014 | 8:07 am

    Freezing Conditions Tonight, With Rain & Wind Later This Week

    The party is over as they say. Our stretch of mild and sunny weather is coming to a screeching halt and after the chill sets in, clouds and rain will follow. Temperatures have been falling all night and are now (8AM) at their chilliest readings of the day. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but even with the rain of a few days ago, parts of the areas […]

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    Thursday Oct 16, 2014 | 9:25 am

    Tropical Downpours Followed By Friday Sunshine, But A Late Weekend Chill

    A strong southerly flow of pure tropical air will bring showers to Maine today and some of them could contain some pretty heavy rain. There’s a lot of transition about to take place in the atmosphere and as I look into next week I see another chance of a cold rain, perhaps even the first flakes of snow in the higher elevations of the mountains. This will be followed by […]

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    Tuesday Oct 14, 2014 | 9:08 am

    Mild Air Brings Back That Summer Feeling

    Let’s start this morning’s blog with a hurricane. While Gonzalo isn’t going to impact the area, it’s likely going to end up being the strongest Atlantic hurricane of the season and could impact Bermuda late this week or during the weekend. Hurricane models have this storm reaching category four strength before weakening in the central Atlantic. I finally put the heat on yesterday. The temperature inside the house got to […]

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    Saturday Oct 11, 2014 | 12:27 pm

    Clearing Late Today Will Bring Nice Sunday Followed By Warmer Air Next Week

    I’ve been watching the radar all morning and it appears the rain has made it about as far north as it’s going to today. York County got wet, but much of the rest of southern Maine stayed dry, but certainly not warm. It’s not quite as cold as Thanksgiving, but with the highs only in the lower to middle 50s today, it feel more like a day in November than […]

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    Thursday Oct 09, 2014 | 8:42 pm

    Columbus Day Weekend Looking Typical For Mid-October

    If you go to the Maine Turnpike’s website you can read about the expected 243,737 to head into the state beginning Friday and continuing Saturday. Columbus Day weekend is the fastest growing holiday here in Maine with July 4th and Labor Day more popular. This evening we find ourselves poised to enjoy another great day of October weather. The good news is the weekend weather will also cooperate, but it’s […]

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  • Wednesday Oct 08, 2014 | 6:32 am

    Nice Weekend Ahead for Columbus Day Holiday

    It appears we are going to be very fortunate with the weather this weekend. Friday will be dry along with sunshine and readings in the upper 50s to around that 60F mark. Columbus weekend is a big leaf-peeping weekend and many tourists will be streaming into Maine beginning early Friday afternoon. There is going to be a weather system to our south this weekend bringing clouds and even rain as […]

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    Monday Oct 06, 2014 | 5:49 am

    Changeable Weather This Week, But Holiday Weekend Looking Nice

    A chilly early October morning starts our work week with readings in many spots in the 30s while areas closest to the water are in the lower 40s. There are frost warnings inland away from the coast. You’ll need a jacket early in the day and don’t forget the sunglasses, the solar glare is going to be an issue with sun both this morning and again this afternoon. The sun’s […]

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