Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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000 FXUS61 KCAR 030835 AFDCAR AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME 435 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015 .SYNOPSIS... HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH SATURDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY. && .NEAR TERM /THROUGH TONIGHT/... SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE REGION TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT. ALOFT...AN UPPER TROF WILL CROSS THE REGION TODAY. CLOUDS WITH THE UPPER TROF WILL SUPPORT PARTLY SUNNY SKIES ACROSS NORTHERN AREAS TODAY...WITH MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE FORECAST AREA. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING CLEAR SKIES TO THE FORECAST AREA TONIGHT. HIGH TEMPERATURES TODAY WILL RANGE FROM THE LOWER TO MID 70S NORTH...TO THE UPPER 70S INTERIOR DOWNEAST WITH MID 70S ALONG THE DOWNEAST COAST. LOW TEMPERATURES TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM THE MID TO UPPER 40S NORTH...TO AROUND 50 TO THE LOWER 50S DOWNEAST. && .SHORT TERM /SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT/... STILL LOOKING FOR A NICE JULY 4 HOLIDAY WITH PARTLY CLOUDY TO MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES AND HIGHS AROUND 80. SOME MODELS HAVE BROUGHT RAIN FURTHER NORTH THAN BEFORE FOR A SYSTEM MOVING OUT OF THE OHIO VALLEY AND INTO THE NORTHEAST, BUT STILL LOOKS LIKE IT WILL STAY SOUTH OF US EVEN WITH THE NORTHERN FRINGE OF THE MODEL SOLUTIONS. BEARS WATCHING THOUGH TO MAKE SURE MODELS DON`T TREND ANY FURTHER NORTH. COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST SUNDAY. NOT A LOT OF MOISTURE TO WORK WITH, BUT LOOKS UNSTABLE ENOUGH FOR SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS. NOT A WASHOUT BY ANY STRETCH OF THE IMAGINATION, THOUGH. HIGHS SUNDAY CONTINUED WARM WITH AROUND 80 DOWNEAST AND SLIGHTLY COOLER MID 70S NORTH. THE COLD FRONT SHOULD MOVE OFFSHORE SUNDAY NIGHT WITH DRYING. && .LONG TERM /MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY/... ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO MUCH OF NEXT WEEK. WARMEST DAY OF THE WARM STRETCH APPEARS TO BE MONDAY DOWNEAST AND TUESDAY NORTH/WEST. MONDAY`S HIGHS WILL BE GENERALLY IN THE LOW 80S. A TOUCH COOLER DOWNEAST TUESDAY DUE TO INCREASING ONSHORE FLOW WITH HIGHS IN THE 70S, BUT STILL IN THE LOW 80S IN THE NORTH FURTHER AWAY FROM THE COOL GULF OF MAINE. THE NEXT SYSTEM IS EXPECTED ROUGHLY LATE TUESDAY INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND STORMS. LIKE THE COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH SUNDAY, AIRMASS WILL MAINLY BE DRIER RATHER THAN COOLER BEHIND THE FRONT. THUS, TEMPERATURES A BIT ABOVE AVERAGE LIKELY TO CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. && .AVIATION /08Z FRIDAY THROUGH TUESDAY/... NEAR TERM: GENERALLY EXPECT VFR CONDITIONS ACROSS THE REGION TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT. HOWEVER...OCCASIONAL MVFR CEILINGS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHERN AREAS THIS MORNING. SHORT TERM: VFR SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY. CHANCE OF SOME LOCALLY LOWER CONDITIONS IN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS SUNDAY, BUT PREDOMINATE CONDITIONS WILL BE VFR. NEXT SHOT AT MVFR/IFR COMES LATE TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT. && .MARINE... NEAR TERM: WINDS/SEAS WILL REMAIN BELOW SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LEVELS TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT. SHORT TERM: CONDITIONS BELOW SMALL CRAFT LEVELS THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. && .CAR WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... ME...NONE. MARINE...NONE. && $$ NEAR TERM...NORCROSS SHORT TERM...FOISY LONG TERM...FOISY AVIATION...NORCROSS/FOISY MARINE...NORCROSS/FOISY

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