Severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain possible for portions of the plains

A stationary front will keep scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast today and Thursday for much of the plains. Some thunderstorms may be severe today across portions of the central/northern High Plains. Atrong storms are also possible in northern New England today. Hot temperatures will continue across portions of the Desert Southwest and Inter-mountain West.
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Current conditions at

Portland, Portland International Jetport (KPWM)

Lat: 43.64°NLon: 70.3°WElev: 72ft.

Overcast

66°F

19°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1011.4 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Jun 8:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

West End ME

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Areas of fog before 9am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Areas Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, mainly after 5pm. The rain could be heavy at times.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Sunny then
    Heavy Rain

    High: 72 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely. The rain could be heavy at times.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Friday
Showers likely, mainly after 5pm. The rain could be heavy at times. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers likely. The rain could be heavy at times. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
West End ME
 43.64°N 70.27°W (Elev. 13 ft)
7:19 pm EDT Jun 29, 2016
9pm EDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 6, 2016
 
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