Heavy Precipitation for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for the Southwest High Plains

A Moderate Risk of Excessive Rainfall remains in effect along portions of coastal southern California today. Heavy rain, gusty winds and heavy mountain snow in California are expected to become less intense by Wednesday. Meanwhile, a warming trend is expected to expand from the Great Plains into the Midwest through midweek. Fire weather concerns increase Wednesday for the Southwest High Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Wiscasset Airport (KIWI)

Lat: 43.96°NLon: 69.71°WElev: 53ft.

Fair

24°F

-4°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.52 in (1033.6 mb)
Dewpoint 13°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Feb 7:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Newcastle ME

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 10. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 10 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 39. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 39 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. South wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow before noon, then rain between noon and 5pm, then rain and snow after 5pm.  High near 41. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance Snow
    then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 41 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow, mainly before 8pm.  Low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 28. Blustery.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery
    then Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 10.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 10 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 10. Calm wind.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 39. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. South wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A chance of snow before noon, then rain between noon and 5pm, then rain and snow after 5pm. High near 41. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Snow, mainly before 8pm. Low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 28. Blustery.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 10.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 34.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
Newcastle ME
 44.03°N 69.53°W (Elev. 0 ft)
7:10 pm EST Feb 20, 2024
8pm EST Feb 20, 2024-6pm EST Feb 27, 2024
 
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