Summer-like temperatures Sunday
BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - A few clouds have streamed in from the north, making for partly cloudy skies through central highlands and the Bangor region. Other than some shade from the clouds quiet weather will continue tonight with mostly clear skies to partly cloudy skies. Temperatures stay on the warmer side tonight only dropping into the 50′s. Sunday will be the warmest day of the weekend with temperatures soaring into the 80′s. Good news is dewpoints will stay in the 40′s and 50′s making it feel more comfortable. With high pressure dominating the region and a shortwave trough digging in from the north, the pressure gradient force will tightening up and lead to winds gusting up to 35 mph out of the west. A cold front will push through Sunday evening, even though it will be dry, there is a small chance it conjures up some some sprinkles as it passes. Other than the front, expect lots of sunshine! With it being a holiday weekend with plenty of sun and warm temperatures, water recreation is inevitable, however water temperatures on lakes and rivers are still in the low 50′s which is dangerously cold. Stay out of the water and try to just enjoy with your eyes for now.
The rex block weather pattern will continue to grant us quiet and dry weather into the work week. With the passage of the cold front Sunday evening, temperatures moderate as we start the work week. Highs on Monday drop to right around average, making it into the upper 60′s with some spots touching 70. Expect warmer temperatures on Tuesday. With winds out of the south the coast will much colder than the north. Expect 60′s and 70′s Downeast with temperatures as high as the lower 80′s up north. Temperatures continue to warm back up into the 80′s across the state come Wednesday and Thursday. However a disturbance will move in on Thursday, this could bring in the chance for some more showers and even thunderstorms.
TONIGHT: Mostly clear and balmy, lows drop into the 50′s. Winds SW 5-10 MPH
SUNDAY: Very warm and mostly sunny. Highs reach the 80′s inland and mid to upper 70′s right along the coast. Winds W gusting up to 35 mph.
MONDAY: Mostly sunny and cooler. Highs reach the upper 60′s and low 70′s.
TUESDAY: Partly cloudy. Highs reach the 60′s and 70′s.
WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny, highs rise back into the 70′s and 80′s.
THURSDAY: Mostly sunny with temperatures reaching the 70′s and 80′s. Afternoon showers & storms possible.
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