Storm potential every third day appears to be the trend into next week. After the bitter cold over the next two days, a stormy Thursday. Temperatures modify as we head into the weekend.
The chill returns
No changes to what I posted here last night. The next two mornings will feature bitter cold, especially for the north country. Coastal areas may feel a touch warmer Wednesday morning, but the layers of clothing necessary to go outside won't change.
With the cold locked in, it's a virtual lock that most of the state sees snow later in the week.
Another quick hitter for Thursday
Cloud will be on the increase for all but the north during daylight hours Wednesday. By Thursday morning, snow will be falling most everywhere. For now, the southwest coast and MidCoast shorelines up into Penobscot Bay may see a coastal front develop and bring a period of freezing rain then to all rain before ending Thursday afternoon. The last of the steadier flakes appear to end by Thursday night. Snow showers may linger in the higher elevations and north into early Friday.
This idea has been rather consistent over the past couple of days. There will likely be some fine tuning, so stay tuned.
A peek at Sunday
This is way early, and I hesitate a bit to share it, but it is on the radar screen. This storm may have impacts to start next week. This may show a mixed bag right now, and to a certain extent, it fits the temperature trend. Time will tell if it stays that way. Details to come as we head toward the end of the week.
Outlook through Saturday
Thursday is the only day for precipitation impacts. The start of the weekend appears dry, with temperatures slightly above normal for all areas but the north.
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