Critical Fire Weather Concerns in the Plains; Powerful Storm in the West; Heavy Lake-Effect Snow Downwind of the Great Lakes

Very warm, dry air combined with winds gusting as high as 30 mph will support critical fire weather concerns across the central Plains through this afternoon. In the west, blizzard conditions in the mountains and heavy coastal rain will prevail through the weekend. Hazardous travel is anticipated. Lake-effect snow will develop over the upper parts of Michigan and southeast Lake Ontario today.
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Gray/Portland, ME Local Forecast Office

5NM SSE Portsmouth NH

Marine Point Forecast

[NOTICE]
  • Today

    Freezing Spray

    SW 10kt
    1-2ft

    High: 40 °F

  • Tonight

    Increasing Clouds

    SW 15kt
    2ft

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Rain

    SSW 10kt
    2ft

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Rain

    SSE 10kt
    2ft

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Patchy Fog

    NNE 10kt
    2-3ft

    High: 47 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    NNE 10kt
    3-4ft

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Cloudy

    NNE 10kt
    4ft

    High: 48 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    ENE 10kt
    3-4ft

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Cloudy

    SE 10kt
    3ft

    High: 47 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:37 am EST Mar 1, 2024
Forecast Valid: 5am EST Mar 1, 2024-6pm EST Mar 7, 2024

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Detailed Forecast


Today
WNW wind around 10 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Widespread freezing spray before 9am. Sunny. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Tonight
SW wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Increasing clouds. Seas around 2 ft.
Saturday
SSW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming SSE in the afternoon. Rain, mainly after 1pm. Seas around 2 ft.
Saturday Night
SSE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming E after midnight. Rain, mainly before 3am. Patchy fog. Seas around 2 ft.
Sunday
NNE wind 5 to 10 kt. Patchy fog before 9am. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sunday Night
NNE wind around 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Monday
NNE wind around 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 4 ft.
Monday Night
ENE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming NNE after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Tuesday
NNE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Cloudy. Seas around 3 ft.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 42.98°N 70.74°W
Last Update: 3:37 am EST Mar 1, 2024
Forecast Valid: 5am EST Mar 1, 2024-6pm EST Mar 7, 2024
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