Week Starts With Rain & Snow
Sun and clouds start Monday over the region. The cold front that worked through the region Saturday moves northward during the day. A series of weak low pressure systems work along the front, which will bring the chance for rain showers south and snow showers for the foothills and mountains. Best chance for snow accumulations will be in the higher elevations, with 2-4″ of wet snow possible. Higher peaks may see close to 6″ of snow. Southern and coastal locales may see a brief shower or two, but rain accumulations appear to be light. High temperatures for the day range from the mid-30s north to low 40s south. Wind out of the south / southeast at 5-15 mph, gusts may reach 25 mph in the mountains.
Monday night, snow showers continue in the mountains until around midnight, tapering to flurries by morning All regions may see a few flakes on the ground by daylight. Overnight lows fall to the mid-20s north to the low 30s south and coast.
Western Maine Weather 5+2 Day Outlook
The frontal boundary hangs around the region through most of the forecast period. Outside of Monday, the next chance for any accumulation concerns appears to be Friday for now. Given the amount of model uncertainty on how this, the forecast is subject to change. Temperatures will generally be in the 30°s to low 40°s through the week, rising into the 40s to low 50s to start the weekend.
Forecast Updates To Be Spotty In The Time Ahead
Spring has arrived for us at Western Maine Weather, and with it comes athletic and academic demands, along with some personal issues that we have to tend to. We will do our best to update our Facebook Page in the morning to give you the daily outlook, as well as updates on what to expect in the coming days. Unlike last spring, we expect to update the website fairly frequently, and when severe weather is in the forecast. We want to thank each and every one of our subscribers for their support through the winter. As always, stay updated through local media and the National Weather Service for the latest forecast information.
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