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|Sunrise 6:42AM||Sunset 8:36PM||Tuesday May 3, 2016 6:13 PM AZOST (18:13 UTC)||Moonrise 3:03AM||Moonset 3:02PM||Illumination 10%|
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Area Discussion for - Caribou, ME  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
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national weather service caribou me
145 pm edt Tue may 3 2016
Low pressure will move east into the canadian maritimes today. A
new low will move through the southern gulf of maine waters this
afternoon bringing a chance for light rain for the immediate
coast. High pressure will then build across northern maine through
Near term /through tonight/
145 pm update...
clds contg to hang tuff and with cool NE flow hv had to lwr temps
by svrl degrees for highs. Northern zones wl be hard-pressed to
climb into the u40s while downeast wl struggle to reach into the
l50s. No other chgs needed at this time.
the needed rainfall will be coming to an end by midday.
The latest radar loop showed an area of steady rain moving across
ne maine w/drizzle and scattered showers back across portions of
mt. Katahdin region. 06z sfc analysis showed low pres moving
rapidly across nova scotia. Heaviest rainfall occurred across the
interior downeast to the coast w/reports showing anywhere from
0.56 inches for bangor w/close to 1.00 inches for eastern
washington county. Rainfall amounts fell off as one traveled
further N w/0.25 to 0.40 inches. Clouds will hang on into the
afternoon w/the thickest cloud cover across the northern and
western areas. The NAM soundings indicated the potential for some
sunshine this afternoon for the central and downeast areas. This
have a play on daytime temperatures. Decided to stay close to the
daycrew's assessment of lower 50s north and west w/mid to upper
50s central and downeast.
Will be a tough call tonight on where to place the most cloud
cover as sounding data indicates moisture getting trapped below
850mbs. The NAM and GFS soundings also show a weak ese
flow(<10kts) setting up through about 800mbs across northern and
downeast areas while the coastal region stays w/a nne flow. It
appears that upslope areas would be favored most w/more clouds due
to ese flow. Decided to keep more clouds for northern and central
areas including the interior downeast(bangor) and less percentages
for the washington county region. There will be partial clearing|
early which will lead to some fog formation. Overnight temps
will be depend on how much cloud cover. Attm, leaned w/mid to
upper 30s north and west w/around 40 for central and downeast.
Short term /Wednesday through Thursday/
An upper trough over the great lakes will slowly progress eastward
during the middle of the week. Wednesday will be dry and seasonable
in southwest flow ahead of the upper trough. The trough pulls
moisture into the state on Thursday for periods of showers.
Long term /Thursday night through Monday/
A closed low at the base of the upper trough spins over the mid
atlantic on Friday and then fills this weekend as a powerful
shortwave approaches from quebec. Some showers will be possible on
Saturday and then showers are expected on Sunday with a strong cold
front. Cool and unsettled weather is anticipated on Monday behind
Aviation /18z Tuesday through Sunday/
Near term: MVFR restrictions for northern terminals thru morning
before improving toVFR between 12z and 15z. Further to the south
at bgr and bhb, expectVFR by 20z tda. Tricky northeast flow may
bring MVFR/ifr restrictions back into southern terminals between
07z and 12z Wed withVFR during the day wed.
Short term: ifr and MVFR CIGS are forecast on Thursday in showers as
an upper trough pulls moisture into the TAF sites.
Near term: 625 am update... Dropped the SCA as winds/seas now below
20 kts/6 ft respectively. 3hr trend continues to show a decline
in both winds and seas this morning and this trend looks like it
will continue today. Wind will drop off to less than 10 kts this
afternoon into tonight w/seas down to 2-4 ft w/a swell component.
Short term: no headlines are forecast during this time frame.
Near term... Farrar/hewitt
short term... Okulski
long term... Okulski
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|Stations||Dist||Age||Wind||Air Temp||Water Temp||Waves||Pressure||DewPt|
|62138||31 mi||73 min||53°F||1024.8 hPa (+0.5)||35°F|
|62150||41 mi||73 min||W 11||52°F||2 ft||1025.6 hPa (+0.5)||39°F|
|62144 - North Sea||95 mi||73 min||SW 8||51°F||2 ft||1025.1 hPa (+0.4)||35°F|
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