Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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000 FXUS61 KCAR 291004 AFDCAR AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME 604 AM EDT MON JUN 29 2015 .SYNOPSIS... LOW PRESSURE WILL WEAKEN WHILE EXITING THROUGH THE MARITIMES TODAY AND TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE REGION THEN MOVE EAST TUESDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK NORTHWEST OF MAINE WEDNESDAY DRAWING A COLD FRONT TOWARD THE REGION. && .NEAR TERM /THROUGH TONIGHT/...
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6 AM UPDATE...EXPANDED AREA OF NUMEROUS SHOWERS ACROSS THE NORTH EARLY THIS MORNING WITH RADAR SHOWING EXTENSIVE COVERAGE OF SHOWERS. SHOWER ACTIVITY EXPECTED TO DIMINISH LATER THIS MORNING AS UPPER LOW MOVES EAST OF THE AREA. THE LOW WHICH BROUGHT RAIN TO THE AREA LATE IN THE WEEKEND IS WEAKENING AND WILL CONTINUE MOVING AWAY THROUGH THE MARITIMES TODAY. HOWEVER, THE UPPER LEVEL TROUGH, WHICH LINGERS BEHIND, WILL BE OVER THE NORTH TODAY KEEPING LOW CLOUDS AND SOME SPOTTY SHOWERS AND DRIZZLE ACROSS NORTHERN AREAS THIS MORNING. ANY SHOWERS SHOULD END BY THIS AFTERNOON BUT CLOUDS WILL REMAIN. CLOUDS WILL BREAK FOR SOME BREAKS OF SUNSHINE ACROSS DOWNEAST AREAS DURING THE MIDDAY AND AFTERNOON. WEAK RIDGING BUILDING OVER THE REGION TONIGHT WILL BRING PARTIAL CLEARING. LIGHT WINDS AND THE DAMP GROUND MAY ALLOW SOME PATCHY FOG TO FORM IN VALLEY AREAS LATE TONIGHT.
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&& .SHORT TERM /TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/... HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE EAST OF THE REGION TUESDAY WITH GENERALLY PARTLY SUNNY SKIES ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA. LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK FROM THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES TO QUEBEC PROVINCE TUESDAY NIGHT. CLOUD COVER WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE REGION TUESDAY NIGHT. WILL ALSO HAVE A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATER TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY ACROSS NORTHWEST PORTIONS OF THE FORECAST AREA. THE LOW WILL TRACK NORTHWEST OF MAINE WEDNESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE LOW WILL DRAW A COLD FRONT TOWARD NORTHWEST MAINE LATER WEDNESDAY...WITH THE FRONT STARTING TO CROSS THE REGION WEDNESDAY NIGHT. SHOWER CHANCES WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA WEDNESDAY IN ADVANCE OF THE FRONT...WITH ALSO THE SLIGHT CHANCE OF AN AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORM ACROSS NORTHWEST AREAS. SHOWERS WILL CROSS THE REGION EARLY WEDNESDAY NIGHT...THEN DECREASE OVERNIGHT. TEMPERATURES WILL BE AT NEAR NORMAL LEVELS TUESDAY. SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL LEVEL TEMPERATURES WILL THEN OCCUR WEDNESDAY. && .LONG TERM /WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY/... AN UPPER LEVEL TROF WILL BEGIN TO CROSS THE REGION THURSDAY WITH MOSTLY CLOUDY/PARTLY SUNNY SKIES ACROSS NORTHERN AREAS AND PARTLY SUNNY SKIES ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE FORECAST AREA. COULD ALSO HAVE A CHANCE OF SHOWERS ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD ACROSS THE REGION THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY. UNCERTAINTY THEN EXITS REGARDING THE TRACK AND TIMING OF LOW PRESSURE AND A COLD FRONT SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY. HAVE KEPT A CHANCE OF SHOWERS ACROSS THE REGION SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT...WITH HIGH PRESSURE EXPECTED TO BUILD ACROSS THE REGION LATER SUNDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL BE AT NEAR NORMAL LEVELS THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY. && .AVIATION /10Z MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY/... NEAR TERM: IFR CONDITIONS THIS MORNING SHOULD IMPROVE TO MVFR ACROSS THE NORTH AND VFR DOWNEAST THIS AFTERNOON. VFR TO MVFR CONDITIONS OVER THE NORTH AND VFR CONDITIONS DOWNEAST EARLY TONIGHT MAY LOWER TO IFR IN PATCHY FOG LATE TONIGHT. SHORT TERM: VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION TUESDAY INTO EARLY TUESDAY NIGHT...WITH OCCASIONAL MVFR CONDITIONS DEVELOPING LATER TUESDAY NIGHT. MVFR TO LIFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WITH OCCASIONAL MVFR CONDITIONS PERSISTING LATER WEDNESDAY NIGHT. OCCASIONAL MVFR CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE REGION THURSDAY. VFR CONDITIONS ARE THEN EXPECTED THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY. && .MARINE... NEAR TERM: AN SCA FOR SEAS WILL BE UP FOR THE OFFSHORE WATERS TODAY FOR SEAS UP TO 8 FEET EARLY TODAY DROPPING TO 5 TO 6 FT LATE TODAY. SEAS SHOULD CONTINUE TO SUBSIDE TODAY. WINDS WILL BE LIGHT TODAY AND TONIGHT. SHORT TERM: CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE BELOW SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LEVELS TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE THEN POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY NIGHT. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED IN SHOWERS AND FOG WEDNESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT. && .CAR WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... ME...NONE. MARINE...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR ANZ050-051. && $$ NEAR TERM...BLOOMER SHORT TERM...NORCROSS LONG TERM...NORCROSS AVIATION...BLOOMER/NORCROSS MARINE...BLOOMER/NORCROSS

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