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  • February 21, 2015

    Dry Saturday Start, Snowy Saturday Finish

    It’s another cold morning across the area with temperatures well below zero in some areas. Near Sanford and Fryeburg, readings are close to 20 below and that’s without the wind. With sunshine to start the day and the beginning of a milder flow, temperatures will rise to the balmy 20s! Once again more snow is […]

  • February 18, 2015

    Highly Variable Snowfall Totals Over The Next Two Days

    There’s a lot of weather going on this evening and much of it is centered on very small scale features which are difficult to pinpoint. The smaller the catalyst for a weather event, the more difficult it is for the atmospheric models to discern and the less accurate the forecast. Computer models have a limited […]

  • February 17, 2015

    A chance of more snow this week, with cold a definite

    Over the weekend much of the area missed a big storm. While York County got hit hard, as did Down East Maine, the rest of the state skated by without much snow. Again today this is the case, as a storm passes safely out to sea to our south. However, this isn’t the end of […]

  • February 15, 2015

    Snow misses most of area, but York County sees heavy snowfall

    Well, many of you are waking up to significantly less snow that you expected. After the past couple of weeks, I’m sure there are not a lot of disappointed faces. Even the plow operators probably feel like they could use a break. However, not everyone got away without a large amount of snow. Storms undergoing […]

  • February 14, 2015

    Overnight Snow Before Becoming Windy And Bitter Cold Sunday

    Evening Update Light to at times moderate snow is falling across portions of southern Maine. Snow will continue at various intensities overnight with a lull in the action during the early morning hours. It continues to appear the heaviest precipitation will stay off the coast or south of Maine sparing us a blockbuster snow event. […]

  • February 13, 2015

    Blizzard warning Saturday night and Sunday

    4:30 p.m. update A blizzard warning has now been posted for much of southern and eastern Maine. This means visibility is going to be under a quarter mile for at least three hours because of the snow and wind. The worst time for the storm will be Saturday after midnight through the first half of […]

  • February 12, 2015

    Blizzard watches posted once again for much of the area

    Cold and windy weather is headed for Maine overnight. Wind chills will fall below zero during the night and remain there tomorrow. If you are doing roof work Friday it’s going to be very cold and you will want to take the wind seriously. The added momentum of the wind will make it harder to […]

  • February 11, 2015

    A welcome break from the big snow

    Recently, I wrote about the ‘Great Snow of 1717,’ a series of four storms in 10 days. When that event was over, Cotton Mather recounted stories of up to 5 feet of snow in Maine in what was an unprecedented snow event. Fast forward almost exactly 300 years and we have seen something similar. What’s transpired […]

  • February 9, 2015

    No Break In The Cold and Snowy Pattern

    19 inches of snow is officially on the ground at the Jetport and that number is about to grow a bit. The snowbanks around the region continue to grow, streets are narrowing and parking in the various cities and towns around the region is proving to be a bit of a challenge. I’ve seen driveways […]

  • February 7, 2015

    Many Hours Of Snow Ahead, But Storm Won’t Be A Crippling One

    Your tolerance for snow and cold is going to continue to be tested over the next week. We have more snow this weekend which continues into late Monday night. This is followed by an increasing chance of near record cold for the Presidents Day Weekend. Snow is in the forecast from later this evening through […]