Alaska Storm to Bring Significant Coastal Impacts; Threat of Flash Flooding Continues in the Southwest

A powerful Chukchi Sea, Alaska storm will produce high winds and coastal flooding that could impact critical infrastructures across western and northwestern Alaska. Locally heavy showers and thunderstorms in the Southwest may produce flash flooding, especially on burn scars, slick rocks, and dry washes. A cold front will bring fall temps and a wintry mix to the Upper Midwest and Great Lakes. Read More >

Current conditions at

Sanford, Sanford Regional Airport (KSFM)

Lat: 43.4°NLon: 70.72°WElev: 243ft.

Fair

74°F

23°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1012.5 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Oct 3:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sanford ME

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 10pm.  Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 52. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 52 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Light west wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 56. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 37. West wind around 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 60.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Columbus
    Day

    Columbus Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 52. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Light west wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 56. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 37. West wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Columbus Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 64.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
Sanford ME
 43.45°N 70.77°W (Elev. 299 ft)
3:12 pm EDT Oct 6, 2022
4pm EDT Oct 6, 2022-6pm EDT Oct 13, 2022
 
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