Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
Read More...

Last Update: 939 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

View Nearby Observations

For More Weather Information:

Gray/Portland, ME Local Forecast Office

9NM ENE Portland ME

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A NARROW RIDGE OF HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA TODAY AS A WARM FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. THE WARM FRONT WILL STALL OVER THE REGION TONIGHT AND FRI BEFORE FINALLY PUSHING EAST OF THE REGION EARLY SAT. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS ON SAT BEFORE STALLING TO OUR SOUTH FOR SAT NIGHT AND SUN.

This Afternoon
SW winds around 5 kt...becoming S. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Tonight
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
Fri
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less...then 1 to 2 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers...tstms with patchy drizzle. Patchy fog.
Fri Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Sat
SW winds around 5 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft in the morning...then 1 foot or less. Scattered showers and tstms in the afternoon.
Sat Night
SE winds around 5 kt...becoming NE after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less...then 1 to 2 ft after midnight. Scattered tstms in the evening. Scattered showers.
Sun
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Scattered showers.
Sun Night
SE winds up to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Scattered showers.
Mon
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers.
Mon Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.
  Click Map For Detailed Forecast

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Last Update: 939 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016
  Forecast Discussion
  Get as KML  Get as XML

RADAR & SATELLITE IMAGES

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data