Impact Weather: Snow, rain, coastal tide concerns Thursday into Friday

A spring storm will bring snow, rain, wind and tidal concerns to Maine Thursday. Wind and showers will linger into Friday. After a few dry hours Thursday morning, rain and mountain snow moves in late morning and midday. As a coastal area of low pressure forms Thursday, colder air will spread from north to south and the rain-snow line will move from the mountains to the coast through the evening. A winter storm warning has been issued for northern Oxford, Franklin, Somerset counties and Coos County in New Hampshire, from Thursday morning through Friday afternoon. Near 10 inches of heavy, wet snow and wind gusts over 30 mph may lead to scattered outages and will make travel difficult. Outside of the mountains rain during the day Thursday will transition to snow after dark and light accumulations of a dusting to an inch may reach as far south as the coast.A winter weather advisory has been issued for southern Oxford, Franklin, Somerset counties Thursday morning into Friday morning. Up to 6 inches of heavy, wet snow can be expected, making travel slick. Winds will be gusty out of the southeast to east Thursday afternoon and evening. Wind gusts increasing to over 30 mph by Thursday evening. A wind advisory has been issued for Waldo and Knox counties 4pm until 11pm Thursday, where wind gusts of 40 to 50 mph are possible.The highest tides of the month will take place during this storm. There is a coastal flood advisory until 3 a.m. Friday from Penobscot Bay south through York County and including coastal New Hampshire. Minor flooding and splashover can be expected around the time of each high tide. As the storm moves to our east, showers will linger – snow showers in the mountains and a few rain showers elsewhere Friday. Stay tuned to Maine’s Total Weather for updates on the storm and our weekend forecast, which is looking brighter and storm-free.

A spring storm will bring snow, rain, wind and tidal concerns to Maine Thursday. Wind and showers will linger into Friday.

After a few dry hours Thursday morning, rain and mountain snow moves in late morning and midday. As a coastal area of low pressure forms Thursday, colder air will spread from north to south and the rain-snow line will move from the mountains to the coast through the evening.

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A winter storm warning has been issued for northern Oxford, Franklin, Somerset counties and Coos County in New Hampshire, from Thursday morning through Friday afternoon. Near 10 inches of heavy, wet snow and wind gusts over 30 mph may lead to scattered outages and will make travel difficult.

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Outside of the mountains rain during the day Thursday will transition to snow after dark and light accumulations of a dusting to an inch may reach as far south as the coast.

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A winter weather advisory has been issued for southern Oxford, Franklin, Somerset counties Thursday morning into Friday morning. Up to 6 inches of heavy, wet snow can be expected, making travel slick.

Winds will be gusty out of the southeast to east Thursday afternoon and evening. Wind gusts increasing to over 30 mph by Thursday evening. A wind advisory has been issued for Waldo and Knox counties 4pm until 11pm Thursday, where wind gusts of 40 to 50 mph are possible.

The highest tides of the month will take place during this storm. There is a coastal flood advisory until 3 a.m. Friday from Penobscot Bay south through York County and including coastal New Hampshire.

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Minor flooding and splashover can be expected around the time of each high tide.

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As the storm moves to our east, showers will linger – snow showers in the mountains and a few rain showers elsewhere Friday.

Stay tuned to Maine’s Total Weather for updates on the storm and our weekend forecast, which is looking brighter and storm-free.