Winter Forecast 2018-2019

Normal Temperatures Above Normal Snowfall Slow Start To Winter In December February Most Significant Cold And Snow January Thaw With Highs 50s High Percentage No Snow On The Ground Christmas Morning (Portland) Wow, where did the summer and fall go?  It’s that time of year, we’re taking a look ahead to the winter months here […]

Growing A Big Pumpkin 2018

This story begins on a warm March Day after cross county skiing. We were coming out of a snowy winter, but pumpkin season was fast approaching. This particular patch rested for three years,  and we had high hopes. Time to shovel off an area to install soil heating cables and a hoop house. I like […]

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 […]