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

Sanford, Sanford Regional Airport (KSFM)

Lat: 43.4°NLon: 70.72°WElev: 243ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

40°F

4°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.36 in (1028.8 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 2 Mar 4:56 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Wells ME

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain.  High near 46. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 46 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain.  Patchy fog. Low around 41. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely with patchy drizzle before noon, then a slight chance of rain between noon and 1pm.  Areas of fog before noon.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 47. North wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Areas Fog
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Patchy fog after 9pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. North wind around 5 mph.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 38 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 49 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers before 1pm, then rain likely after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Rain Likely

    High: 47 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 39 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 55.

    Cloudy then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain. High near 46. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain. Patchy fog. Low around 41. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday
Rain likely with patchy drizzle before noon, then a slight chance of rain between noon and 1pm. Areas of fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 47. North wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Patchy fog after 9pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. North wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Cloudy, with a low around 37.
Tuesday
A chance of showers before 1pm, then rain likely after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 55.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 38.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 44.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
Wells ME
 43.33°N 70.56°W (Elev. 26 ft)
4:12 pm EST Mar 2, 2024
5pm EST Mar 2, 2024-6pm EST Mar 9, 2024
 
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