Significant Outbreak Of Severe Thunderstorms, Violent Tornadoes, And Heavy Rain In The Plains Today

A potent spring storm system is expected to produce an outbreak of severe weather in parts of the Plains today. Very large hail, damaging winds, flash flooding, and large/violent tornadoes are possible. The area most likely to experience significant tornadoes stretches from the Texas Hill Country through central Oklahoma. Residents should review severe weather safety and heed any warnings. Read More >

Current conditions at

Wiscasset Airport (KIWI)

Lat: 43.96°NLon: 69.71°WElev: 53ft.

Overcast

65°F

18°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 29.69 in (1005.4 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 May 1:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Newcastle ME

Severe T-storm Watch until May 20, 09:00pm
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Severe T-storm Watch
  •  
    Severe T-storm Watch until May 20, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Mon

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds.  Mostly sunny early, then becoming cloudy, with a high near 70. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Mostly sunny early, then becoming cloudy, with a high near 70. Southwest wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Newcastle ME
 44.03°N 69.53°W (Elev. 0 ft)
11:47 am EDT May 20, 2019
2pm EDT May 20, 2019-6pm EDT May 26, 2019
 
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