Dangerous Heat and Humidity Building from the Plains to the East Coast

Strengthening high pressure will bring much above normal high and low temperatures. Widespread highs in the 90s to 100 combined with dewpoints surging into the mid and upper 70s will create heat indices as high as 110 through this weekend. In addition, overnight temperatures in the 70s to low 80s will reduce the ability of the body to recover from daytime heating. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Augusta, Augusta State Airport (KAUG)

Lat: 44.32°NLon: 69.8°WElev: 351ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1009.6 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 17 Jul 4:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Augusta State Airport ME

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. West wind around 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 3am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 62. West wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2am and 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93.

    Hot

    High: 93 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. West wind around 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 3am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 62. West wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2am and 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Augusta State Airport ME
 44.32°N 69.79°W (Elev. 351 ft)
3:35 pm EDT Jul 17, 2019
5pm EDT Jul 17, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 24, 2019
 
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