Scattered showers push in overnight into Sunday
BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - Tonight, the low-pressure system is still well out over the Atlantic but will continue to meander northward as it inches closer to southern Nova Scotia. Showers over New Brunswick will push westward into eastern areas of the state tonight. Overnight lows drop into the upper 30′s north to lower 40′s Downeast. Dreary, cold and wet weather will continue into Sunday.
The low-pressure system will push closer to the region Sunday. Showers will continue to spread westward and will become more widespread to areas south of Millinocket for Sunday while patchy and scattered showers impact northern Maine. Sunday night widespread showers start push northward into northern Maine. Temperatures will remain on the cooler side with highs reaching the upper 50′s north to lower 50′s Downeast. Winds will also be gusty out of the NNE up to 30 mph.
Starting the work week, an upper-level low pressure system will dive down from the north and capture the stalled out and low over the gulf and pull it even closer to the region. This will allow showers to continue to rotate in from Southeast to northwest. The upper level low and surface low will sit and spin over the state is becomes stalled out. The weather pattern will continue to be dreary and unsettled with almost daily chances for rain next week. Rainfall totals through this weekend and into next week will average from 1-2″+. Temperatures for next week remain mostly into the 50′s slowly increasing to the upper 50′s and lower 60′s by Thursday and Friday.
TONIGHT: Overcast with scattered showers, lows drop into the upper 30′s north to lower 40′s Downeast. NNE winds 5-16 mph gust up to 25 mph.
SUNDAY: Overcast skies. Scattered showers push farther inland. Highs in the 50s. NNE winds gust up to 30 mph.
MONDAY: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Highs in the 50′s
TUESDAY: Showers possible. Highs in the mid to upper 50′s.
WEDNESDAY: Chance for showers continues. Highs in the 50s & 60s.
THURSDAY: Another day with another chance for showers. Highs in the upper 50s to low 60s.
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