Winter Storm Impacting the Central and Eastern U.S.; Another Winter Storm Moves into the West

A strengthening winter storm with trailing cold front will continue to progress across the central U.S. today then the eastern U.S. on Wednesday. Areas of heavy snow, severe thunderstorms, record high temperatures, high winds, and critical fire weather are expected due to the storm. Another storm system is likely to spread heavy rain and snow with strong winds across the West later this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Portland, Portland International Jetport (KPWM)

Lat: 43.64°NLon: 70.3°WElev: 72ft.

Overcast

38°F

3°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.9 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 27 Feb 2:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Portland ME

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, mainly after 1am.  Areas of fog. Low around 39. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Areas Fog
    then Showers
    and Areas Fog

    Low: 39 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers.  Patchy fog before 8am. High near 52. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 52 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain showers before 3am, then a chance of snow showers.  Low around 24. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Breezy.
    Showers then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 24 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 30. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 30 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 20. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 20 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 43.

    Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 49.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers, mainly after 1am. Areas of fog. Low around 39. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers. Patchy fog before 8am. High near 52. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Rain showers before 3am, then a chance of snow showers. Low around 24. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 20. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 43.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 39.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
Portland ME
 43.66°N 70.27°W (Elev. 7 ft)
2:57 pm EST Feb 27, 2024
3pm EST Feb 27, 2024-6pm EST Mar 5, 2024
 
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