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

Wiscasset Airport (KIWI)

Lat: 43.96°NLon: 69.71°WElev: 53ft.

Fair

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.48 in (1032.3 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Mar 4:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Damariscotta MESimilar City Names

  • Today

    Today: Rain likely, mainly after 5pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 42. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Rain
    Likely

    High: 42 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, mainly before 5am.  Patchy fog. Low around 37. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 37 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain before 8am, then a slight chance of showers after 8am.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. North wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Patchy fog between 2am and 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Patchy fog between 7am and 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Light north wind becoming northeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 47 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 50.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 50 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain likely, mainly after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 42. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain, mainly before 5am. Patchy fog. Low around 37. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of rain before 8am, then a slight chance of showers after 8am. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Patchy fog between 2am and 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Patchy fog between 7am and 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Light north wind becoming northeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Cloudy, with a low around 36.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 50.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
Damariscotta MESimilar City Names
 44.03°N 69.53°W (Elev. 0 ft)
1:22 am EST Mar 2, 2024
5am EST Mar 2, 2024-6pm EST Mar 8, 2024
 
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