Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Portland, ME

Current Version | Previous Version | Graphics & Text | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
-- Highlight Changed Discussion --
-- Discussion containing changed information from previous version are highlighted. --
000 FXUS61 KGYX 281921 AFDGYX AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME 321 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015 .SYNOPSIS...
-- Changed Discussion --
BROAD HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHEAST WILL KEEP CONDITIONS DRY THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO NEXT WEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA MONDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE REASSERTS ITSELF ON TUESDAY WITH WARM AND HUMID AIR MOVING BACK INTO THE AREA.
-- End Changed Discussion --
&& .NEAR TERM /TONIGHT/...
-- Changed Discussion --
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE AREA WILL ALLOW GOOD RADIATIONAL COOLING CONDITIONS TO SET UP TONIGHT. AFTERNOON CUMULUS CLOUDS SHOULD DISSIPATE AND GIVE WAY TO A CLEAR SKY. TEMPERATURES SHOULD FALL A FEW DEGREES LOWER THAN THEY DID THIS MORNING... WITH MID 40S TO MID 50S COMMON ACROSS THE AREA. EXPECT VALLEY FOG TO BE A LITTLE MORE WIDESPREAD TONIGHT THAN LAST NIGHT.
-- End Changed Discussion --
&& .SHORT TERM /SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT/...
-- Changed Discussion --
HIGH PRESSURE SHIFTS SLIGHTLY TO THE EAST ON SATURDAY ALLOWING A SOUTHERLY FLOW TO BEGIN TRANSPORTING WARM AND MOIST AIR BACK INTO NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND. SHOULD SEE HIGH TEMPERATURES WARMING INTO THE 80S WITH INCREASING HUMIDITY... ALTHOUGH IT WILL REMAIN DRY. IT WILL NOT BE AS COOL SATURDAY NIGHT DUE TO HIGHER DEWPOINTS.
-- End Changed Discussion --
&& .LONG TERM /SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY/...
-- Changed Discussion --
IN THE LONG TERM IT LOOKS LIKE WARM AND MOSTLY DRY WITH TEMPERATURES CLIMBING INTO THE 80S EACH DAY AS 500 RIDGE PUSHES INTO THE REGION. IN THE SUNDAY TO MONDAY TIME FRAME A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH WITH LITTLE IN THE WAY OF PRECIPITATION.
-- End Changed Discussion --
&& .AVIATION /19Z FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/...
-- Changed Discussion --
SHORT TERM...VALLEY FOG LIKELY AT LEBANON AND WHITEFIELD AND POSSIBLE AT CONCORD AS WELL EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. OTHERWISE EXPECT VFR CONDITIONS. LONG TERM...VFR EXPECTED.
-- End Changed Discussion --
&& .MARINE...
-- Changed Discussion --
SHORT TERM...HIGH PRESSURE KEEPS WINDS LIGHT ACROSS THE WATERS. LONG TERM...WINDS AND SEAS BELOW SCA CRITERIA.
-- End Changed Discussion --
&& .GYX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... ME...NONE. NH...NONE. MARINE...NONE. && $$ SYNOPSIS...BECKER NEAR TERM...KIMBLE SHORT TERM...KIMBLE LONG TERM...HAWLEY AVIATION...HAWLEY/KIMBLE MARINE...HAWLEY/KIMBLE

USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.