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    Monday Oct 07, 2013 | 4:01 pm

    Severe weather possible in places tonight

    The further south you are today the warmer the weather is as summer-like temperatures and humidity have pushed into extreme southern sections of the state.  While it is still in the 60s in many areas, humidity levels have crept up and the air is ripe for storms this evening and the first part of the overnight hours.   Currently, the line of storms is located across eastern New York where […]

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    Sunday Oct 06, 2013 | 2:07 pm

    Scientific inquiry and the IPCC report on climate, fact, fiction or both?

    There is so much information out there about the latest report from the United Nations IPCC panel on climate change that I don’t want to just repeat what you can already find out there.  What I am presenting is some insight into how I read the report and from where my own love of science originates.  My grandfather took courses at a local college well into his 70s, he had […]

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    Thursday Oct 03, 2013 | 10:36 pm

    Nice end to the week and start to the weekend

      Let’s start the blog with a foliage report as the leaves are nearing peak this weekend across a large swath of the state.  The good news is that the weather should cooperate with the most sunshine Friday and Saturday and more clouds and a risk for showers Sunday.   The map below shows the latest status of the foliage right now in Maine.   The pattern of sunny perfect […]

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    Tuesday Oct 01, 2013 | 12:03 pm

    Fine weather continues with a taste of summer tomorrow

    Another stellar day is underway across southern and central Maine with abundant sunshine as high pressure continues to hold tough.   In general, the weather continues to be tranquil and dry into the weekend and to start next week. I’ll be updating the details of the forecast on Twitter at @growingwisdom Please follow me there. Feel free to comment or ask questions too. Thus far, the fall season has been […]

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    Friday Sep 27, 2013 | 11:16 am

    Nice weather for weekend football and foliage

    Foliage is beginning to come on strong over far northwestern sections of Maine and will only increase in intensity during the upcoming weeks.   Maine is such a large state, if you wanted to view peak foliage you could drive around and do so for almost an entire month!   While peak foliage season won’t arrive at the coast for 2 to 3 more weeks, it’s already happening across the […]

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    Wednesday Sep 25, 2013 | 6:27 am

    How long can this weather last?

    When winter does set in, and it will, we will need to remember September when the weather was nothing short of perfection.   Stellar, excellent, wonderful, perfect, ideal, amazing, super, delightful or marvelous.  No matter what superlative I use, you get the idea.  It’s not easy to blog about the weather when there isn’t much more to say.  Day after day of sunshine is kind of boring from a meteorologists […]

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    Friday Sep 20, 2013 | 6:03 pm

    50/50 split to the weekend forecast

    We haven’t had rain all week and the fine weather is going to continue into the weekend.  Although the moon is now just past full, it will still lighten up the country side under mainly clear skies overnight.  Temperatures will be comfortably cool falling into the 40s and 50s.  The coolest spots will be in the valleys where the cool air is allowed to settle. Saturday, we will watch a […]

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    Thursday Sep 19, 2013 | 9:46 am

    Stellar weather into the weekend a stark contrast to 1938 Hurricane 75 years ago

    It’s hard to imagine a hurricane hitting southern Maine in the face of such perfect weather this week.  September is one of the months many consider the best of the year.  Our warm days with crystal clear skies are going to continue into the weekend before clouds and showers take hold later Sunday. I’ll be updating the details of the forecast on Twitter at @growingwisdom Please follow me there. Feel […]

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    Sunday Sep 15, 2013 | 9:42 pm

    Freeze warnings for some inland areas overnight

    A few showers will cross the area this morning. These showers mark the leading edge of a cold front moving past southern Maine.  Behind this front, a shot of the chilly air, the coldest of the early fall season, will arrive.  This air is so chilly a freeze warning and frost advistory is up for areas away from the coast.  Some areas will see temperatures cold enough to kill tender […]

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