Saturday, May 27, 2017

Frost possible throughout much of Interior New Brunswick overnight

9:56 PM ADT Saturday 27 May 2017
Frost advisory in effect for:

Woodstock and Carleton County
Frost may damage some crops in frost-prone areas.

Patchy frost is possible early tomorrow morning as skies clear and temperatures drop to the low single digits.

Take preventative measures to protect frost-sensitive plants and trees.

Frost advisories are issued when temperatures are expected to reach the freezing mark during the growing season, leading to potential damage and destruction to plants and crops.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.weatheraspc.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #NBStorm

Coastal Flooding Possible Throughout the Region due to High Water Levels

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
234 PM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

...MINOR SPLASH-OVER AND ISOLATED MINOR COASTAL FLOODING EXPECTED
AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE TONIGHT...

.ANOTHER ASTRONOMICAL HIGH TIDE WILL OCCUR LATER TONIGHT. THE
HIGH TIDE AT PORTLAND HARBOR WILL BE 11.9 FEET AT 115 AM. A
MINIMAL STORM SURGE OF LESS THAN A HALF FOOT IS EXPECTED TONIGHT,
BRINGING THE STORM TIDE TO JUST OVER 12 FEET.

THIS WILL LEAD TO MINOR COASTAL FLOODING TONIGHT, ALONG WITH THE
POSSIBILITY OF MINOR SPLASH-OVER.

DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS! NIGHTTIME DRIVING MAY BE
PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS NEAR VULNERABLE SHORELINE ROADS TONIGHT.


MEZ023>028-NHZ014-280245-
/O.NEW.KGYX.CF.S.0013.170528T0400Z-170528T0600Z/
COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-
COASTAL WALDO-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
234 PM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

...MINOR SPLASH-OVER AND ISOLATED MINOR COASTAL FLOODING EXPECTED
AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE TONIGHT...

* LOCATION...THE SOUTHWEST AND MIDCOAST OF MAINE AND SEACOAST OF
  NEW HAMPSHIRE.

* COASTAL FLOODING AND SPLASH-OVER...MINOR.

* TIMING...NEAR THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE.

* IMPACTS...MINOR FLOODING MAY OCCUR ALONG THE WHARF SIDE
  STREETS AND PARKING LOTS IN PORTLAND, GRANITE POINT ROAD IN
  BIDDEFORD AND THE BACKBAY AREA OF HAMPTON. MINOR SPLASH-OVER
  MAY OCCUR IN SACO NEAR THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE.

$$

9:52 PM ADT Saturday 27 May 2017
Special weather statement in effect for:

Saint John and County
Higher than normal water levels are once again expected at high tide tonight with the highest spring tides of the year occurring. However latest indications are suggesting that a storm surge warning should not be required.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.weatheraspc.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #NBStorm.

9:50 PM ADT Saturday 27 May 2017
Special weather statement in effect for:

Halifax Metro and Halifax County West
Higher than normal water levels are once again expected at high tide tonight with the highest spring tides of the year occurring. However latest indications are suggesting that a storm surge warning should not be required.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.weatheraspc.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #NSStorm.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Frost & Freeze Warnings in effect for much of Maine and all of New Brunswick overnight

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Caribou ME
951 AM EDT Sat May 20 2017

MEZ002-005-006-010-011-031-032-202200-
/O.CON.KCAR.FR.Y.0001.170521T0500Z-170521T1100Z/
Northeast Aroostook-Northern Penobscot-Southeast Aroostook-
Central Piscataquis-Central Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren,
Mars Hill, Millinocket, East Millinocket, Patten, Medway,
Houlton, Hodgdon, Sherman, Smyrna Mills, Greenville, Monson,
Blanchard, Lincoln, Howland, Springfield, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo,
Guilford, Danforth, Vanceboro, and Topsfield
951 AM EDT Sat May 20 2017

...FROST ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 7 AM EDT
SUNDAY...

* TEMPERATURES...In the low to mid 30s, especially in the
  sheltered valley locations..

* TIMING...1 am to 7 am Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Areas of frost may harm sensitive outdoor vegetation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Frost Advisory means that frost is possible. Sensitive outdoor
plants may be killed if left uncovered.

&&
$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Gray ME
327 AM EDT Sat May 20 2017

...A cold night expected tonight...

.Across the mountains and further south across some central
interior portions of Maine and New Hampshire temperatures will
drop to the upper 20s to mid 30s. This will cause freezing
conditions or areas of frost later tonight into Sunday morning.

MEZ007>009-012-NHZ001-002-004-201930-
/O.NEW.KGYX.FZ.W.0001.170521T0600Z-170521T1200Z/
Northern Oxford-Northern Franklin-Central Somerset-
Southern Oxford-Northern Coos-Southern Coos-Northern Carroll-
Including the cities of Upton, Wilsons Mills, Andover, Byron,
Middle Dam, Roxbury, South Arm, Coburn Gore, Davis, Oquossoc,
Rangeley, Avon, Kingfield, Phillips, New Portland, Brassua,
Long Pond, Moosehead, Pittston Farm, Seboomook, Bingham, Jackman,
Bethel, Bryant Pond, Hanover, Locke Mills, Milton, Newry,
Rumford, Norway, Fryeburg, Oxford, Errol, Millsfield, Colebrook,
Berlin, Dummer, Milan, York Pond, Lancaster, Jackson,
North Conway, Albany, Conway, Chatham, and Crawford Notch
327 AM EDT Sat May 20 2017

...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 AM EDT SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Gray has issued a Freeze
Warning...which is in effect from 2 AM to 8 AM EDT Sunday.

* Temperatures...In the upper 20s to mid 30s.

* Timing...Later tonight into early Sunday morning.

* Impacts...Freezing conditions for any sensitive outdoor
  vegetation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Freeze Warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or
highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other
sensitive vegetation.

&&
$$

3:28 PM ADT Saturday 20 May 2017
Frost advisory in effect for:

Fredericton and Southern York County
Frost may damage some crops in frost-prone areas.

A cold airmass associated with a high pressure system will prevail across the province this weekend.

Temperatures will approach or reach the freezing mark overnight tonight.

Take preventative measures to protect frost-sensitive plants and trees.

Frost advisories are issued when temperatures are expected to reach the freezing mark during the growing

season, leading to potential damage and destruction to plants and crops.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather,

send an email to ec.weatheraspc.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #NBStorm.

Friday, May 19, 2017

First Heatwave Day of the Year - 05/18/2017








New Brunswick

CFB Gagetown

Max: 32.9°C
Min: 12.4°C

Doaktown

Max: 32.1°C
Min: 9.7°C

Fredericton International Airport

Max: 33°C
Min: 10.1°C

St Stephen

Max: 34°C
Min: 9°C

Woodstock

Max: 32.1°C
Min: 10.1°C

Maine Millinocket

Max: 92°F/33.3°C*
Min: 56°F/13.3°C

Houlton

Max: 91°F/32.8°C*
Min: 51°C/10.5°C

Bangor

Max: 92°F/33.3°C*
Min: 52°F/11.1°C

Augusta

Max: 93°F/33.9°C*
Min: 59°F/15°C

Gray

Max: 95°F/35°C
Min 66°F/18.9°C

Max: 93°F/33.9°C*
Min: 59°F/15°C

*Denotes a record for the date.

Sunday, May 14, 2017

May snow at Caribou and Bangor

There was a trace of snowfall at Caribou, Maine late on the evening of May 9th and again during the early morning hours on May 10th this year.  Here is a bit of climatology of May snowfall events at Caribou and Bangor.

Saturday, May 06, 2017

Early May Rainstorm Update Four

















Early May Rainstorm Update Three

















Early May Rainstorm Update Two