An Extensive and Very Dangerous Ice Storm

A glancing blow of arctic air mixed with a surge in moisture is setting the stage for an extensive and very dangerous ice event. The most likely corridor of icing with a mixture of sleet will occur from west-central Texas to the Tennessee and Lower Ohio Valleys. The ice accretion from Texas into Mid South may approach a half inch or more through Wednesday and cause power outages and travel issues. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Sanford, Sanford Regional Airport (KSFM)

Lat: 43.4°NLon: 70.72°WElev: 243ft.

Light Rain

32°F

0°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.08 in (1019.1 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Jan 6:56 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Sanford ME

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely, mainly before 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a temperature rising to near 28 by 10am, then falling to around 19 during the remainder of the day. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 28 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 0. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light north  after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 0 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. Wind chill values as low as zero. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 25 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 33.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 16. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 16 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -17. Blustery.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: -17 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow likely, mainly before 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 23. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a temperature rising to near 28 by 10am, then falling to around 19 during the remainder of the day. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 0. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light north after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. Wind chill values as low as zero. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 16. Breezy.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -17. Blustery.
Saturday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 4. Blustery.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 26.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
Sanford ME
 43.45°N 70.77°W (Elev. 299 ft)
6:48 pm EST Jan 30, 2023
7pm EST Jan 30, 2023-6pm EST Feb 6, 2023
 
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