All posts by Charlie Lopresti

Charlie Lopresti

About Charlie Lopresti

Charlie makes up the "Weather Part" of CBS News 13s evening edition. A native New Englander, he grew up enjoying the area's exciting and sometimes wild weather.

Summer 2018

Meteorological summer (June-August) is drawing to a close and sure has been a memorable one. Most extreme humidity on record Portland Projected to be hottest on record Portland These are the two topics that come to mind off the top of my head. HUMIDITY Lets talk about the humidity. If you think this has been […]

Wednesday/Thursday Nor’easter

Forecast is on track for our next big one to arrive Wednesday afternoon and extend through Thursday night. Timing:  Snow developing Wednesday afternoon for most. If we get any snow Wednesday morning or mid-day it should be very light.   Heaviest Wednesday night through Thursday Morning. That range will be the worst of the storm.  Snow […]

Wednesday Snow Storm

  The next big ticket weather maker will arrive on Wednesday.   It’s going to be a fast mover with a solid thump of snow for about 10 to 12 hours. Here are the details a few days out. A Winter Storm Watch is in effect. The Watch will be converted to Winter Storm Warnings and […]

Rapid Weather Changes In The Coming Days

It’s a very active weather pattern here in the northeast in the coming days. Many different variables will come into play. Here’s the timing an how it is expected to evolve. Tonight:  Clouds will arrive with with a light round of freezing rain showers and freezing drizzle. That’s the result of some warmer air trying to […]

Blizzard Conditions Possible Thursday

I’m happy to report the temperatures will  make it into the 20s Wednesday for the first time in a weak.   Expect unlimited sunshine and overall nice day.   I can’t say the same about Thursday though.  A powerful ocean storm should track close enough to bring heavy snow and strong wind to the parts of the […]

2017 A Year In Weather

It was another wild year in weather here in Maine. Lets take a look back at everything Mother Nature thew at us in 2017. If you’re like me, you may have forgotten how warm the year started.  January 2017 had the 10th least amount of snow on record in Portland and was 4th mildest. Mother […]

Friday/Saturday Storm

All eyes are on our next storm slated to arrive on Friday. There still remains some questions on the precipitation type and timing,  but here’s our best estimate of how it will unfold. Timing: First flakes will arrive during the morning hours Friday. Steadiest resulting in most efficient accumulations will be afternoon through overnight Friday. […]

Tuesday Storm

Tuesday will be a dynamic weather day here in Vacationland.  Our next storm system will bring a variety of different types of precipitation throughout the day and winds will become strong as well.  Where we stay all snow, some totals should reach a foot.   Low pressure approaching from the west will transition energy to a […]