After a quiet Wednesday, a touch of snow for the north
Wednesday will be feature mainly sunny skies as high pressure passes through the area. The breeze of Tuesday will slacken off, albeit only for a day.
A weak frontal boundary approaches the region Thursday. Model idea from the NAM above indicates potential for some snow showers passing through northern areas mainly in the afternoon, which may drop an inch or two over the high elevations. Most areas have a chance for a few flakes overnight into Friday, but as the breezy increases from the passing boundary, they aren't likely to accumulate in wide open areas.
Areas of high pressure and weak fronts appear to spin their way through the state over the weekend, bringing varying amounts of clouds over the mountains and north along with a bit of a bite of a breeze through Sunday.
Potential storm next week to watch
Low pressure will flare up over the southeast over the weekend, which may cause some significant issues in the form of snow and ice for areas south of the Ohio River Valley along the Appalachians and the Carolina's. A look at ensemble ideas shows a chance for a close shave for the Maine coast possible. Position and strength of high pressure to the north will tell the tale how close this one gets. Stay tuned.
Outlook through the weekend
Breeze and chill are the headlines through the rest of the period. Bundle up if you head out to the slopes, shopping or other outdoor activity.
For the latest official forecasts, bulletins and advisories, please check in with the National Weather Service in Gray for western and southern areas, or Caribou for northern and eastern parts of Maine.
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