BANGOR, Maine (WABI) – A strong low stress system cuts west at the moment and is on the hotter aspect of the storm, issuing the primary climate warnings for the whole state. Being on the hotter aspect of the system, count on principally rain. Temperatures within the Bangor area and north are beneath freezing this morning, with among the precipitation beginning as a snow combination that rapidly turns to rain for the remainder of the day. Northwestern Maine, particularly within the mountains, can see 3 to six inches of snow cowl earlier than it turns utterly wet by midday. Precipitation began early this morning and will not abate till tonight. Southerly winds herald heat air, bringing highs within the excessive 40s and low 50s for the day. Whole rainfall seems to be within the vary of 1 to three inches, mixed with snowmelt, and snow-covered drainage canals can result in street flooding. Along with flooding, sturdy winds of 50-60 mph inland and 60-70 mph alongside the coast are anticipated. This will trigger timber and energy strains to fall, and be ready for widespread energy outages. Robust wind warnings have been issued for the whole state, and flood watches and warnings have been issued inland and alongside the shoreline. Gentle rain is feasible behind this entrance as chilly air strikes in behind the system late tonight by means of tomorrow morning.
By Saturday morning will probably be dry because the storm leaves the world. Behind the storm we see gusts of wind that convey chilly air behind the system. Chilly air behind the system can freeze rainwater left on the street. It may make your Saturday morning journey smoother. Highs will drop into the 20s on Christmas Eve and Christmas, with nighttime lows within the 10s, however the cool and dry circumstances will proceed into subsequent week.
As we speak: Morning snow and combination turning south to north to rain. Heavy rain at occasions within the afternoon and night. It may be very windy, reaching 60 mph in most elements of the state and 70 mph in coastal areas. It is heat at the moment, with highs between 40 and 55 levels.
Tonight: Heavy rains and gusts will taper in a single day, heading southwest to northeast. In a single day lows drop between 15 and 28.
Saturday: Combined solar and clouds. It is going to be crisp and chilly with gusts of 30 mph from the WSW. The best worth can be within the 20s.
Christmas Day: Solar and clouds mingle. 20’s excessive
Monday: Largely sunny with highs within the 20s.
Tuesday: Partly cloudy skies with gentle snow. 20’s are the very best.
Wednesday: Largely sunny, highs within the 20s.
Thursday: Largely sunny with highs within the 20s and 30s.
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