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Current conditions at

Caribou, Caribou Municipal Airport (KCAR)

Lat: 46.87°NLon: 68.01°WElev: 627ft.

Fair

50°F

10°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1019.3 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill47°F (8°C)
Last update 15 Oct 10:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

New Sweden ME

High Wind Watch October 16, 05:00am until October 16, 02:00pm
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High Wind Watch
  • Today

    Today: Showers, mainly after 3pm.  High near 52. South wind 9 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, mainly before 11pm.  Low around 41. South wind 11 to 16 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers before 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow showers after 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 34 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. South wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 44 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain showers, mixing with snow after 10pm, then gradually ending.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Northwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 44.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers, mainly after 3pm. High near 52. South wind 9 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers, mainly before 11pm. Low around 41. South wind 11 to 16 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. South wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain showers, mixing with snow after 10pm, then gradually ending. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Northwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Rain and snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
New Sweden ME
 46.94°N 68.13°W (Elev. 699 ft)
9:28 am EDT Oct 15, 2018
11am EDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 21, 2018
 
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