Sat, 25 May: Sunny, with Hazards – H: 68°, L: 53°

Today’s Portland Maine weather conditions, as of 5:16 AM on Saturday, the 25th of May. Today, sunny, with a high near 68. Then later, Tonight, showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am. Low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Sunday, a chance of showers before 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Then later, Sunday Night, a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Sunrise today will be at 5:07 am and the sun will set at 8:09 pm.

There are 3 local weather hazards at the time of this report. Here are those local weather hazards.

Coastal Hazard Message. Beach hazards statement in effect saturday. A combination of warm temperatures and cold water temperatures will create a dangerous situation this Memorial Day Weekend. Beach hazards statement remains in effect from 8 am Eastern Daylight Time saturday through saturday evening. Timing. From 8 AM Eastern Daylight Time Saturday through Saturday evening. Location. Coastal beaches. Beach Hazard. The warm air temperatures in the upper 60s to lower 70s may cause people to underestimate the dangers of the cold water temperatures which are currently only in the mid 40s. Winds. Southerly around 10 mph. Impacts. The cold water temperatures can quickly cause hypothermia to anyone immersed in the water. Anyone on boats or paddlecraft should use extreme caution to avoid this threat. Precautionary/preparedness actions. A Beach Hazards Statement is issued on days when a significant number of boats and paddlecraft are expected to be out on the water and when warm air temperatures may cause people to underestimate the danger of the cold water. Paddle smart from the start. Always wear your life jacket. Be aware of wind conditions, tides, and localized currents.

Hazardous Weather Outlook. Beach hazards statement in effect from 8 am Eastern Daylight Time this morning through this evening. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for south central Maine, southwest Maine and southern New Hampshire. Day one. Today and Tonight. Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather. gov on the Internet for more information about the following hazards. Beach Hazards Statement. Days two through seven. Sunday through Friday. No hazardous weather is expected at this time. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

Special Weather Statement. National Weather Service Cold Water Safety Message. The warm air temperature in the 70s on Saturday may cause people to underestimate the dangers of the cold water. Water temperatures on lakes and rivers are in the low 50s. The cold water temperatures can quickly cause hypothermia to anyone immersed in the water. According to the Maine Warden Service, when the water temperature is below 60 degrees, the average submerged person could lose dexterity within minutes and be unable to accomplish simple tasks. Anyone on small boats, canoes or kayaks should plan accordingly this weekend and use extreme caution to avoid this threat. Paddle smart from the start and always wear your life jacket!.

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Fri, 24 May: A slight chance of showers between 8am and 9am, with Hazards – H: 60°, L: 47°

Today’s Portland Maine weather forcast, created at 5:15 AM on Friday, the 24th of May. Today, a slight chance of showers between 8am and 9am. Areas of dense fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north 20 to 25 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Looking ahead, Tonight, patchy dense fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 47. Saturday, sunny, with a high near 68. Then later, Saturday Night, a chance of rain before 9pm, then showers, mainly after 9pm. Low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Sunrise today will be at 5:07 am and the sun will set at 8:08 pm.

There is one local weather hazard at the time of this report. Here’s that local weather hazard.

Special Weather Statement. Areas of dense fog early this morning. Areas of dense fog will persist through about 6 am before rapidly lifting at most locations. Motorists are urged to use caution early on as visibilities may drop to a quarter mile or less.

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Thu, 23 May: Mostly cloudy – H: 62°, L: 54°

Portland’s weather conditions for today, reported at 5:16 AM on Thursday, the 23rd of May. Today, mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. And then, Tonight, showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then showers likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 54. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Friday, a 30 percent chance of showers before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. And then, Friday Night, mostly clear, with a low around 48. Sunrise today will be at 5:08 am and the sun will set at 8:07 pm. See you tomorrow!

Wed, 22 May: Sunny – H: 65°, L: 46°

Today’s Portland Maine forcast, reported at 5:15 AM on Wednesday, the 22nd of May. Today, sunny, with a high near 65. Looking ahead, Tonight, partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Thursday, partly sunny, with a high near 62. And then, Thursday Night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between midnight and 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Sunrise today will be at 5:09 am and the sun will set at 8:06 pm. Stay tuned for weather updates since the weather’s always changing.

Tue, 21 May: Mostly sunny, with Hazards – H: 65°, L: 43°

Today’s Portland Maine weather forcast, created at 5:16 AM on Tuesday, the 21st of May. Today, mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. And then, Tonight, partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Wednesday, sunny, with a high near 64. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. And then, Wednesday Night, partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Sunrise today will be at 5:10 am and the sun will set at 8:05 pm.

There is one local weather hazard at the time of this report. Here’s that local weather hazard.

Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Maine, south central Maine, southwest Maine, west central Maine, western Maine, New Hampshire, central New Hampshire, northern New Hampshire and southern New Hampshire. Day one. Today and Tonight. Northwest winds today behind a cold front could gust up to 40 mph at times. Days two through seven. Wednesday through Monday. No hazardous weather is expected at this time. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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Mon, 20 May: Showers, with Hazards – H: 68°, L: 50°

Today’s weather outlook for Portland Maine, reported at 7:26 AM on Monday, the 20th of May. Today, showers. Areas of fog before 10am. High near 68. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Then, Tonight, showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 10pm, then a chance of showers after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Tuesday, mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Looking ahead, Tuesday Night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Sunrise today will be at 5:11 am and the sun will set at 8:04 pm.

There is one local weather hazard at the time of this report. Here’s that local weather hazard.

Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Maine, south central Maine, southwest Maine, west central Maine, western Maine, New Hampshire, central New Hampshire, northern New Hampshire and southern New Hampshire. Day one. Today and Tonight. With a warm and humid air mass in place and a cold front moving in from the west, showers and thunderstorms are expected today. Some storms may become severe with damaging winds the primary threat. An isolated tornado will also be possible. Heavy rainfall with some of the storms could produce localized flooding. Days two through seven. Tuesday through Sunday. No hazardous weather is expected at this time. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation may be needed.

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Mon, 20 May: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with Hazards – L: 51°, H: 69°

Portland’s weather forecast for today, as of 5:16 AM on Monday, the 20th of May. Overnight, a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 51. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Looking ahead, Monday, showers, mainly after 5pm. Areas of fog before 11am. High near 69. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Monday Night, showers likely before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and 11pm, then a chance of showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. And then, Tuesday, a 30 percent chance of showers before 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Sunrise today will be at 5:11 am and the sun will set at 8:04 pm.

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Sun, 19 May: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with Hazards – L: 49°, H: 66°

Today’s weather outlook for Portland Maine, reported at 5:16 PM on Sunday, the 19th of May. Tonight, a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am. Areas of fog after 9pm. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 49. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Next, Monday, a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4pm, then a chance of showers between 4pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Areas of fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Monday Night, showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Then later, Tuesday, mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Sunrise today will be at 5:12 am and the sun will set at 8:03 pm.

There is one local weather hazard at the time of this report. Here’s that local weather hazard.

Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Maine, south central Maine, southwest Maine, west central Maine, western Maine, New Hampshire, central New Hampshire, northern New Hampshire and southern New Hampshire. Day one. This Afternoon and Tonight. Hazardous weather is not expected at this time. Days two through seven. Monday through Saturday. With a warm and humid air mass in place and a cold front moving in from the west, showers and thunderstorms are expected on Monday. Some storms may become severe with damaging winds the primary threat. An isolated tornado will also be possible. Spotter information statement. Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather conditions according to Standard Operating Procedures.

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Sun, 19 May: A 30 percent chance of showers, with Hazards – H: 56°, L: 52°

Today’s Portland Maine weather outlook, reported at 5:16 AM on Sunday, the 19th of May. Today, a 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Next, Tonight, showers likely, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Monday, showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Looking ahead, Monday Night, showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and 11pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Sunrise today will be at 5:12 am and the sun will set at 8:03 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Maine, south central Maine, southwest Maine, west central Maine, western Maine, New Hampshire, central New Hampshire, northern New Hampshire and southern New Hampshire. Day one. Today and Tonight. Hazardous weather is not expected at this time. Days two through seven. Monday through Saturday. There is a chance for showers and thunderstorms across the region on Monday, especially during the afternoon and early evening. While confidence is not high. there is some potential for a few storms to become strong to severe with damaging winds being the primary severe weather threat. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation may be needed.

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Sat, 18 May: Sunny – H: 64°, L: 51°

Today’s weather conditions for Portland Maine, created at 5:16 AM on Saturday, the 18th of May. Today, sunny, with a high near 64. And then, Tonight, mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Sunday, partly sunny, with a high near 59. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Next, Sunday Night, a 40 percent chance of showers after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Sunrise today will be at 5:13 am and the sun will set at 8:02 pm. Stay tuned for weather updates since the weather’s always changing.