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Wet & Windy Today

Published: Nov. 22, 2020 at 6:45 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 23, 2020 at 4:32 AM EST
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BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - Low pressure is forecast to move through New England today. This will bring us a round of rainfall for our Monday. Precipitaiton will likely start as some snow or wintry mix north of Bangor during the morning before transitioning to all rain by late morning. The precipitation will become steadier and heavier during the morning and continue throughout the afternoon before ending as rain and snow showers this evening. It will also be windy throughout the day. Winds will be sustained out of the southeast at 10-20 MPH with gusts to 30-35 MPH. Higher gusts are expected along the coastline, up to 50 mph. In total, a few inches of snow are possible across the north and mountains by this evening, with coatings for Central Maine. Otherwise, it will be rain for most areas and we may see upwards of 1-2″ of rain with this system.

High pressure builds back in on Tuesday with lots of sunshine expected. It will be cold with highs in the upper 20s to mid 30s. Winds will gust 20-25 mph during the day making it feel like the teens for most. Low pressure in the Upper Great Lakes on Wednesday will approach the region. Skies will be mostly cloudy but it should remain dry for the daytime. A few rain and snow showers are possible at night. Highs on Wednesday will top out in the 30s to near 40 degrees. As Thanksgiving morning approaches a few leftover rain showers are possible. At this point, Thanksgiving looks to be a mainly dry day with mostly cloudy skies. Temperatures will be milder in the 40s as well.

Today: Periods of rain, heavy at times during the morning and early afternoon. Some snow and mix likely across the north during the morning before transitioning to rain. Highs will top out in the 30s and 40s north, 50s south. It will be windy with winds sustained SE at 10-20 MPH becomign southwest this afternoon. Gusts to 30-35 MPH will be possible inland and 40-50 MPH possible along the coast.

Tuesday: Lots of sunshine and colder. Highs will run in the upper 20s to mid 30s. Winds NW at 10-20 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy skies and cool. Highs will run in the 30s to near 40 degrees.

Thursday: Morning rain showers possible. Otherwise, mostly could skies. Highs will top out in the 40s.

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