Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Augusta, Augusta State Airport (KAUG)

Lat: 44.32°NLon: 69.8°WElev: 351ft.

Overcast

43°F

6°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 30.42 in (1030.7 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 2 Mar 10:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Augusta ME

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers between 3pm and 5pm, then a chance of rain after 5pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 45. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    High: 45 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, mainly after 7pm.  Patchy fog. Low around 38. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely, mainly before 10am.  Patchy fog before 1pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 47. North wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Patchy
    Fog then
    Patchy Fog

    High: 47 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 48 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers, mainly between 8am and 2pm, then rain likely after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 48 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely before 8pm, then isolated showers between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers between 3pm and 5pm, then a chance of rain after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 45. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain, mainly after 7pm. Patchy fog. Low around 38. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain likely, mainly before 10am. Patchy fog before 1pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 47. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Cloudy, with a low around 37.
Tuesday
Scattered showers, mainly between 8am and 2pm, then rain likely after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely before 8pm, then isolated showers between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers, mainly after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Scattered rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
Scattered rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Scattered rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Augusta ME
 44.34°N 69.73°W (Elev. 151 ft)
9:21 am EST Mar 2, 2024
11am EST Mar 2, 2024-6pm EST Mar 8, 2024
 
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