Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Sanford, Sanford Regional Airport (KSFM)

Lat: 43.4°NLon: 70.72°WElev: 243ft.

Overcast

71°F

22°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 29.79 in (1009.0 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 18 Aug 5:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSW Shady Nook ME

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 77. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers before 8pm.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 73. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. East wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Scattered showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 77. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 73. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. East wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSW Shady Nook ME
 43.58°N 70.95°W (Elev. 600 ft)
5:40 am EDT Aug 18, 2018
6am EDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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