Northern Maine Weather Forecast

Snow Will Continue Through This Morning With A Snow-Rain Mixture Expected This Afternoon; Skies Become Partly Sunny By Friday Afternoon

Thursday, April 24, 2014 5:25 am

by Rob Lightbown

For This Morning: An area of low pressure that is located near southern Nova Scotia is currently producing snow from the Saint John Valley southward through the Caribou-Presque Isle area to about Bridgewater. High-resolution forecast guidance suggests that this snow will continue throughout this morning from the Saint John Valley through the Caribou-Presque Isle area with a mixture of snow and rain expected south of Presque Isle.

Total snow accumulations by midday today will range from 1 to 2 inches across southern Aroostook County to 3 inches for the Caribou-Presque Isle area to 4 inches of total snow accumulation across the Saint John Valley.

Temperatures this morning will remain in the low to mid 30s. Winds this morning will be north at 15 to 25 mph.

For This Afternoon: Precipitation in the form of rain over southern Aroostook County and a mixture of rain and snow across central and northern Aroostook County will continue throughout this afternoon. High temperatures this afternoon will be in the upper 30s. Winds this afternoon will be north at 15 to 25 mph.

Tonight: The steady rain-snow mix will end this evening and we will be left with scattered rain and snow showers during the overnight hours of tonight. Low temperatures tonight will be near 33 Degrees. Winds tonight will be north to northwest at 10 to 20 mph.

Friday will start out cloudy, however, skies are expected to become partly sunny by Friday afternoon. High temperatures on Friday will be near 48 Degrees. Winds on Friday will be north at 5 to 10 mph.

Clear to partly cloudy skies are expected for Friday night and Saturday morning before clouds and scattered rain showers impact the area during Saturday afternoon. Low temperatures on Friday night will be near 32 Degrees. High temperatures on Saturday will be near 49 Degrees.

Cloudy skies with scattered rain showers will continue on Sunday and Monday with high temperatures both days near 45 Degrees.

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