Major Winter Storm System Will Bring A Variety Of Impacts To The Central, Southern, And Eastern U.S. Through The Weekend

An impactful winter storm will track from the Plains to New England through Sunday, with bitter cold behind it. Heavy snow is likely from the Corn Belt to interior Northeast, with significant ice accumulations in the Ohio Valley and New England. Farther south, heavy rain could lead to flooding in the Tennessee Valley on Saturday, with isolated severe thunderstorms in the lower Mississippi Valley.
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Gray/Portland, ME Local Forecast Office

12NM ESE Wiscasset ME

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Chance Rain/Snow

    S 10kt
    2ft

    High: 37 °F

  • Tonight

    Gradual Clearing

    NW 15kt
    2ft

    Low: 13 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Saturday

    Increasing Clouds

    NNW 15ktWinds Decreasing
    1-2ft

    High: 20 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Saturday
    Night

    Heavy Snow

    Winds IncreasingENE 15kt
    Waves Building3ft

    Low: 14 °F

  • Sunday

    Snow/Sleet

    NNE 20kt
    Waves Building7ft

    High: 23 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Snow

    NNW 20kt
    6ftWaves Subsiding

    Low: 11 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    Chance Snow

    NNW 20kt
    4ft

    High: 16 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    NW 20kt
    3-4ft

    Low: 6 °F

  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    NW 15kt
    2-3ft

    High: 26 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 7:32 am EST Jan 18, 2019
Forecast Valid: 10am EST Jan 18, 2019-6pm EST Jan 24, 2019

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Detailed Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY

Synopsis: ANZ100-190230- 727 AM EST Fri Jan 18 2019 .Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM... A fresh cold air mass will move into the region this afternoon with increasing northwest winds. This sets the stage for a strong storm developing off the East Coast. This will track near the northern New England coastline this weekend bringing the potential for gale or even possibly storm force winds to the waters. Arctic air will move in to start the week. && $$

Today
S wind around 10 kt. A chance of snow showers before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Seas around 2 ft.
Tonight
SW wind 10 to 15 kt becoming NNW after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing. Seas around 2 ft.
Saturday
NNW wind 12 to 15 kt becoming N 10 to 13 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 kt. Increasing clouds. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Saturday Night
ENE wind 10 to 13 kt increasing to 12 to 15 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. Snow, mainly after 10pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Seas 1 ft building to 3 ft.
Sunday
ENE wind around 20 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 kt. Snow before 1pm, then snow, possibly mixed with sleet between 1pm and 2pm, then snow after 2pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Seas 4 ft building to 7 ft.
Sunday Night
NNW wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Snow, mainly before 1am. Seas 6 ft subsiding to 4 ft.
M.L.King Day
NNW wind around 20 kt. A chance of snow showers. Seas around 4 ft.
Monday Night
NW wind 15 to 20 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Tuesday
NW wind 10 to 15 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas 2 to 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: 43.92°N 69.41°W
Last Update: 7:32 am EST Jan 18, 2019
Forecast Valid: 10am EST Jan 18, 2019-6pm EST Jan 24, 2019
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