The Maine Forecast
  • May 22, 2015

    Fine Memorial Day weekend in the forecast

    The sun has been up for hours as I start the Friday morning blog of Memorial Day weekend. These weekends are notorious for not being perfect. Late May is typically not a completely warm or dry time of year. The fact the weekend is coming somewhat early makes lowers the likelihood of an entirely warm […]

  • May 21, 2015

    Dry weather continues through Memorial Day

    Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to summer and this upcoming weekend the weather will cooperate. Since I know most of you want sunshine and pleasant conditions, I’ll use terms like great weekend, perfect for outdoor activities, nice start to summer etc. to describe the upcoming forecast. Cloudy Friday Tomorrow won’t be even close […]

  • May 20, 2015

    Dry weather continues, so does winter moth damage in some areas

    The weather the rest of the week and into the weekend looks dry and mostly sunny. Except for some chilly mornings, with some frost possible away from the coast, it’s nearly a perfect pattern for outdoor activities. The landscape continues to look more and more like summer and many of the trees have their leaves […]

  • May 18, 2015

    The dry sunny weather ahead is good depending on your perspective

    In the news world, expect for commentators, anchors are supposed to just report the facts and not add their own personal adjectives about the news. In the weather world, we do both. Words like great days, wonderful weather; lousy, hot, cool, cold, miserable, and fantastic, routinely enter into the lexicon of anyone reporting the weather. […]

  • May 14, 2015

    All of Maine is now in abnormally dry status.

    This time of year, at times, it actually can take me a bit longer to think about what to write in the blog. I mean, in winter it becomes obvious because so many of you are interested in the cold and snow. Most of the spring, summer or fall, we don’t tend to have big […]

  • May 12, 2015

    Quick changes in the weather over the next day

    Cool marine air greeted us this morning with temperatures in the 40s to lower 50s and a touch of drizzle. We are going to see some rapid changes over the next 12 hours with a burst of warm air followed by cooler Canadian air for the weekend. This morning a warm front is moving northward […]

  • May 6, 2015

    Stellar begining of May roles on into the weekend

    What a May so far. I know we are only on our 6th day of the month, but the past few days have been so wonderful, it certainly helps remind everyone why Maine is such a great place when the weather is warm. Of course, ice fishing, skiing and snowmobiling are wonderful as well. There […]

  • May 3, 2015

    A taste of summer to start the work week.

    The birds are really loud at 5AM this time of year and getting up early isn’t a problem. I find myself going to sleep before 9PM so I can enjoy all the hours of daylight. We have a warmer day for everyone today, especially those of you who live along the coast. Portland barely reached […]

  • May 1, 2015

    A cool end the work week, but warmer this weekend.

    May has arrived. I imagine if you had a lot of damage during the winter to your house then the effects of the season are still lingering. However, with the leaves starting to take over and temperatures warming, the snow and cold of January, February and March are now fading into our collective memories. April […]

  • April 29, 2015

    There is an end to the cool and damp pattern and it starts this weekend

    The showers of earlier this morning have not pushed off the coast. While there could be a sprinkle or light shower the rest of the day, we are basically looking at a cool, cloudy day with a persistent northeasterly flow off the water. This pattern will continue through Friday, but then a change in the […]