Mild tonight, with showers and dense fog
BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - Tonight, will be pretty mild with low temperatures only dropping into the mid to upper 30′s and lower 40′s, unfortunately we are going to be dealing with some of those rain showers through tonight beginning around 9 pm. The rain starts off pretty disorganized and models show a bit of a lull in precipitation as the clock strikes midnight. Those showers become more organized and widespread through the rest of the night and eventually tapers off in the late morning hours Sunday. Some of those rain showers change over to snow showers early in the morning for northern Maine. For, the rest of the day on Sunday, we dry out and become partly cloudy, highs cool off slightly into the upper 30′s and lower 40′s. Overall rain totals, should be less than .50″, snow totals for the north range from a coating for north of the Katahdin region and up to 3″ in northern Aroostook county.
Headed into the work week, we stay dry on Monday with mostly cloudy skies, highs reach the 40′s. Headed into the Tuesday and Wednesday another system enters the region, this will bring mostly rain Tuesday afternoon with a few isolated showers lingering into Wednesday. A strong ridge develops through the middle of the week, this allows for us to continue to see anomalous high temperatures for Tuesday and Wednesday. High temperatures may reach the 40′s and 50′s on Wednesday.
Tracking another disturbance for Thursday, at the moment its looks to remain out to sea but there could be potential to see some snow for Thursday if it tracks closer to the coast. We will continue to provide updates as more data becomes available in the coming days. Aside from the potential snow, temperatures turn colder to end the week, with highs only reaching the 30′s for Thursday and Friday.
TONIGHT: Scattered rain showers, lows drop to between 35-40.
NEW YEAR’S DAY: Mostly cloudy skies with rain tapering off in the morning. Highs reach between 35-45. A mix of rain & snow possible over the north, tapering by the afternoon.
MONDAY: Partly cloudy skies. Highs in the 30s and low 40s.
TUESDAY: Mostly cloudy to overcast skies. Highs in the 30s and low 40s. Showers possible by the afternoon & evening.
WEDNESDAY: Mostly cloudy with a few isolated showers. Highs in the upper 40s to mid 50s.
THURSDAY: Chance for rain/snow. Highs in the upper 30s.
FRIDAY: Mostly cloudy with highs in the 20s and low 30s.
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