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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MAINE AND NEW HAMPSHIRE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY MAINE
405 PM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

LOW PRESSURE JUST NORTH OF THE GREAT LAKES...CONTINUED TO MEANDER
ABOUT WITH ONLY A LITTLE MOVEMENT WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.  SMALLER
DISTURBANCES...SPINNING OFF THAT LOW...WERE MOVING UP THROUGH NEW
ENGLAND FROM TIME TO TIME...THE LATEST OF WHICH...MOVED INTO CENTRAL
MAINE NEAR MID AFTERNOON.  THE SHOWERS WITH THIS DISTURBANCE WERE
ONLY OVER A VERY SMALL AREA...EAST OF LEWISTON...EARLY
WEDNESDAY...AND EXTENDING FROM RANGELEY TO SKOWHEGAN...DURING THE
AFTERNOON.  MOST AREAS WERE IN AND OUT OF THE CLOUDS...BUT THERE WAS
ENOUGH SUN TO PUSH TEMPERATURES INTO THE 70S.

UNTIL THIS LOW IN SOUTHERN CANADA LIFTS TO THE NORTHEAST...
DISTURBANCES WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE THROUGH OUR NECK OF THE WOODS.
ANOTHER ARRIVES THURSDAY...WITH ANOTHER ROUND OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

AFTER THAT...THE MAIN LOW LIFTS FARTHER INTO CANADA...AND HIGH
PRESSURE NOSES INTO NEW ENGLAND FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.  AS THAT RIDGE
SLIDES EAST DURING SATURDAY...SOMEWHAT WARMER AIR TRIES TO MOVE
TOWARDS OUR AREA...AND MORE SHOWERS RESULT AS THE LEADING EDGE OF
THAT AIRMASS ARRIVES...LATER SATURDAY.

THE WARM FRONT ALONG THE EDGE OF THE AIRMASS...STALLS OVER NEW
ENGLAND SUNDAY...AND KEEPS SHOWERS AROUND THAT DAY.  THEN...A COLD
FRONT MOVES TOWARDS AND THROUGH THE REGION MONDAY INTO TUESDAY...
TO PROVIDE MORE SHOWERS. AFTER THAT...INDICATION ARE A STRONGER
RIDGE MAY FINALLY TAKE CONTROL NEAR THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK.

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BROWN






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