Strong Winds and Storms Across the East; Heavy Snow for the Pacific Northwest

The powerful spring storm will track eastward and focus showers, thunderstorms and strong winds across the eastern third of the country today. Another storm affecting the Pacific Northwest will bring accumulating snow to the region this weekend. For the central and southern High Plains, critical fire weather conditions through the weekend due to dry conditions and strong winds. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Portland, Portland International Jetport (KPWM)

Lat: 43.64°NLon: 70.3°WElev: 72ft.

Fog/Mist

7°C

44°F

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed S 9 km/h
Barometer 991.2 mb (29.27 in)
Dewpoint 6°C (43°F)
Visibility 8 km
Wind Chill5°C (41°F)
Last update 1 Apr 6:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Biddeford Pool ME

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 1am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Areas of fog before 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming northwest 15 to 20 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 1 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 6. Northwest wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.

    Becoming
    Sunny

    High: 6 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -4. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -4 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. South wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 11 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 11.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 11 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers before 2pm, then rain likely after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Rain Likely

    High: 6 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 8pm, then a chance of showers after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 5. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 5 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 1am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Areas of fog before 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming northwest 15 to 20 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 6. Northwest wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -4. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. South wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 11.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Wednesday
A chance of showers before 2pm, then rain likely after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 8pm, then a chance of showers after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 5. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 9. Breezy.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 0.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Biddeford Pool ME
 43.46°N 70.38°W (Elev. 1 m)
5:55 pm EDT Apr 1, 2023
7pm EDT Apr 1, 2023-6pm EDT Apr 8, 2023
 
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