Quick update regarding tonights forecast

As I run through the model data, I see I will need to tweak a few things in the “Nowcast” for tonight. A Nowcast is a very short range outlook that is only for a few hours out.

Nowcast for New England

Clearing with a few breaks in the clouds. Winds shifting to the WNW at 10 mph. Temperatures will dip into the low 20s as opposed to around 30.

6 am tomorrow:
Low clouds with winds shifting more to the north.

Nowcast for Midcoast

Clear except for a few scattered low clouds in the North. Winds shifting from W to WNW.

6 am tomorrow:
Clear. Light and Variable winds for most of the area but light W winds in the far North.

Stay tuned and have a happy New Year.

Best wishes for 2012!


Todays outlook

Saturday 8:00 am


 New England or Zone 1

Today will feature a chance of rain showers diminishing as the day goes on. Also Winds will be shifting to the north at about 5 mph.

Temperatures will be peaking in the lower 40s in southern sections and  the upper to mid 30s inland.

NY South to DC East to VA Beach Or Zone 2

Clearing faster than Zone 1 however there is still a slight chance for a passing shower in the North of Zone 2 as a weak cold front moves through.

Southern areas ( Richmond to DC to Chesapeake bay to VA beach) will experience  highs in the lower 60s and Northern regions (anything North of there in zone 2) will see highs in the 50s(upper 50s south and lower 50s north)

Stay tuned!


Tricky forecast for friday

Friday will feature clouding skies with precipitation starting around 3-4pm. But the tricky part is precipitation type. Ice, snow, or rain??

Stay tuned!



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Todays weather 12-29-11

Today will feature a clear sky with cold temperatures. Temperatures will start off in the low teens for the coast and the lower single digits inland. Wind chills will be around 9 at the coast and well below zero inland.

Winds will die down as the day goes on.

Stay tuned!


Radar update as of 4:05 pm EST 12-27-11

As of 4:05, the northern edge of the precipitation is closing in on Boston MA-Springfield MA-Glens falls NY-Syracuse NY.

Wind forecasts have been lowered to 30 gusts 45. Still enough to cause scattered outages.

All other forecasts have not changed at this point.

Stay tuned!


Reliably hype-free weather info for Western Maine and New Hampshire from amateur forecaster Jack Sillin

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