Heavy rain moves in tonight
BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - Showers are just now pushing into southern Maine and will push into the Downeast coastline and Bangor region later in the evening by around 6 or 7 PM. Rain will continue to push northeastward becoming widespread across the entire state overnight. Overnight lows stay on the mild side only dropping into the 50′s. Rain will be heavy at times and a few rumbles of thunder are possible in the embedded heavier downpours. Rain will end from west to east by Sunday morning. Rain totals accumulate to a widespread 1-2″ from the central highlands all the way down to the coast, with pockets of 2″ + possible across southern and central Maine and Downeast. Northwestern Maine will see the least with up to an inch possible.
High pressure will ridge in from the northwest as the showers will exit into New Brunswick Sunday morning, around 8 a.m. Skies will clear up a bit, with decreasing clouds through the day. It will also be warm with highs reaching the upper 60′s north to low to mid 70′s Downeast. Winds will still be breezy with gusts up to 30 mph out of the west possible. A cold front will cross in the late afternoon, advecting cooler air for Sunday night and the start of the work week.
A quiet and dry weather pattern will return for the work week with plenty of sunshine. Monday expect sunny skies with highs reach the 50′s and 60′s. Temperatures warm up into the middle of the week reaching the upper 60′s and lower 70′s by Wednesday.
TONIGHT: Rain showers, heavy at times, some rumbles of thunder possible. Lows will be mild, dropping into the low 50′s. Winds SE 5-15 MPH.
SUNDAY: Drying out with decreasing clouds. Highs reach the upper 60′s and low to mid 70′s. Winds W gusting up to 30 mph.
MONDAY: Mostly sunny skies. Highs reach the upper 50′s and low to mid 60′s.
TUESDAY: Mostly sunny skies with highs in the 60s.
WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny skies with highs in the 60s and low 70s.
THURSDAY: Mostly sunny skies with highs in the 60s.
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