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Storm Summary snow and wind reports from December 28-30, 2009.

Posted: 12/30/09 07:00 EST

Storm Summary Snow and Wind Reports from December 28-30, 2009. more...

Storm Summary and snowfall reports from December 22-23, 2009.

Posted: 12/30/09 13:00 EST

Storm Summary and Snowfall Reports from December 22-23, 2009. more...

Preliminary snowfall reports from December 20-21, 2009.

Posted: 12/21/09 11:00 EST

Snowfall reports from December 20-21, 2009. more...

Preliminary snowfall reports from December 13-14, 2009.

Posted: 12/15/09 13:00 EST

Snowfall reports from December 13-14, 2009. more...

Preliminary snowfall reports from December 9-10, 2009.

Posted: 12/10/09 13:00 EST

Snowfall reports from December 9-10, 2009. more...

Preliminary snowfall reports from December 5-6, 2009.

Posted: 12/7/09 08:00 EST

Snowfall reports from December 5-6, 2009. more...

Preliminary precipitation reports from December 2-3, 2009.

Posted: 12/4/09 13:00 EST

Precipitation reports from December 2-3, 2009. more...

Latest edition of Maine-ly Weather office newsletter available!

Posted: 12/1/09 13:00 EST

Enjoy the latest edition of the Maine-ly Weather office newsletter that discusses several aspects of past winters, winter weather driving safety, and new faces around the office. more...

Preliminary precipitation reports from November 27-28, 2009.

Posted: 11/28/09 13:00 EST

Precipitation reports from November 27-28, 2009. more...

Preliminary precipitation reports from November 20-21, 2009.

Posted: 11/27/09 13:00 EST

Precipitation reports from November 20-21, 2009. more...

Preliminary precipitation reports from November 14-15, 2009.

Posted: 11/15/09 13:00 EST

Precipitation reports from November 14-15, 2009. more...

Preliminary snowfall amounts recorded November 5-6, 2009.

Posted: 11/6/09 22:00 EST

Snowfall reports from November 5-6, 2009. more...

Winter Weather Awareness Week 10/26-10/30...Get Prepared!

Posted: 10/30/09 09:15 EST

In northern New England, everyone is potentially at risk during winter storms and cold weather. The actual threat to you depends on your specific situation, the amount of risk you're willing to take, and how prepared you are for the possibility that something may go wrong. more...

Winter Weather Awareness Week 10/26-10/30...Winds, Flooding, and Fog

Posted: 10/29/09 09:15 EST

In addition to snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain, winter storms bring the threat of high winds and coastal flooding to northern New England. Dense fog, caused by warm air moving over cold snow-covered ground, is also a frequent hazard in northern New England during the winter and early spring. more...

Winter Weather Awareness Week 10/26-10/30...Effects of Cold

Posted: 10/28/09 09:15 EST

Cold air, strong winds, and cold wind chill temperatures are common in Northern New England during winter. However, if you are not prepared, these cold conditions can lead to hypothermia, frostbite, and possibly death. To understand the dangers and warning signs associated with the cold, let's examine how the human body regulates its temperature. more...

Winter Weather Awareness Week 10/26-10/30...Winter Weather Watch/Warning/Advisory Criteria

Posted: 10/27/09 09:15 EST

The National Weather Service issues WATCHES, WARNINGS, and ADVISORIES to alert the public to potentially dangerous winter weather events or situations. While the exact criteria used to trigger these watches, warnings, and advisories varies throughout the United States, the following criteria are used in northern and Eastern Maine. Note that a WATCH is issued to alert the public that dangerous winter conditions are possible within the WATCHED area, generally within the next 12 to 36 hours. A WARNING is issued to alert the public that dangerous winter conditions are likely to occur in the WARNED area, generally within the next 12 to 36 hours, or are occurring. An ADVISORY is issued to alert the public that winter conditions are expected to cause a significant inconvenience and may be hazardous. If caution is exercised though, these situations should not be life threatening. more...

Winter Weather Awareness Week 10/26-10/30...Winter Weather Basics

Posted: 10/26/09 09:15 EST

For those who live in New England, winter weather is a part of life from November through March. Snow, sleet, freezing rain, cold temperatures, and cold wind chill temperatures will be common occurrences soon. While most of the time these weather elements are only a nuisance to our daily routines, at times they can produce hazardous or life-threatening situations for those who are not prepared...or for those who do not take the proper precautions. more...

State-wide EOC Exercise October 29th & 30th, 2009

Posted: 10/26/09 09:00 EST

On Thursday, October 29th and Friday, October 30th state and local Emergency Management agencies across Maine will be holding a full scale communications exercise. Many other agencies including the Red Cross, National Weather Service, municipal works, and the Amateur Radio community will be participating as well. The exercise is designed to test the modes of communication available to the group in the event of a large scale disaster. more...

Preliminary rainfall amounts recorded October 24-25, 2009.

Posted: 10/26/09 09:00 EST

Rainfall reports from October 24-25, 2009. more...

Preliminary snowfall amounts recorded October 23, 2009.

Posted: 10/26/09 09:00 EST

Snowfall reports from October 23, 2009. more...

WFO Caribou Meteorologist Presents at the IEMG Conference

Posted: 10/22/09 10:00 EST

October 2009 International Emergency Management Group Conference. On Tuesday October 20th and Wednesday October 21st WFO Caribou Warning Coordination Meteorologist Mike Cantin participated in the Fall meeting of the International Emergency Management Group. Members of the group represent emergency management agencies from Quebec, Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island and FEMA Region 1. more...

Preliminary rainfall amounts recorded October 3-5, 2009.

Posted: 10/5/09 10:00 EST

Rainfall reports from October 3-5, 2009. more...

What a Change a Month Can Make: The Summer of 2009

Posted: 9/28/09 11:15 EST

The summer of 2009 brought an extraordinary contrast in weather patterns across northern and eastern Maine with a very cloudy, cool and wet July transitioning into a warm, sunny and dry August. What caused the dramatic contrast in weather from one month to the next? more...

Frost/Freeze Warning Program has ended for 2009 growing season.

Posted: 9/26/09 16:00 EST

Frost/Freeze Warning Program has ended for the 2009 growing season. more...

Cold overnight low temperatures affect northern Maine

Posted: 9/10/09 10:00 EST

Overnight Low Temperatures September 10, 2009 more...

Open House a great success!

Posted: 9/4/09 09:30 EST

Despite a cold, cloudy, and drizzly day, our well-attended Open House was a great success. Thanks to everyone who visited us! more...

New issue of our newsletter, Mainely Weather, now available!

Posted: 8/31/09 09:30 EST

A new issue of our newsletter, Mainely Weather, is now available with articles about our Open House, seasonal weather hazards, our tenth anniversary in Caribou, and a new collaborative program with the public, CoCoRAHS. more...

Tropical Storm Danny likely to create Downeast Hazards

Posted: 8/28/09 15:00 EST

Tropical Storm Danny likely to create Downeast Hazards this weekend. more...

Hurricane Bill likely to create coastal hazards

Posted: 8/21/09 15:00 EST

Hurricane Bill likely to create coastal hazards. more...

Rip Current Safety: Break The Grip of The Rip!

Posted: 8/24/09 13:00 EST

Check this site for a rip current overview, safety tips, forecasts, photos, headliness, survivor stories, multimedia, links, and a glossary. more...

How hot is it? See high temperature reports here...

Posted: 8/17/09 17:00 EST

See the preliminary high temperature reports from around the region. more...

Preliminary rainfall amounts recorded July 29-30, 2009.

Posted: 7/30/09 15:00 EST

Rainfall reports from July 29-30, 2009. more...

CoCoRaHS is coming to Maine. Learn how you can help...

Posted: 7/17/09 08:00 EST

The CoCoRaHS Spotter network is coming to Maine. Click to see more detailed information on how you can help. more...

It's Lightning Safety Awareness Week 21-27 Jun. 2009

Posted: 6/22/09 14:00 EST

Check out NOAA's web site for the 2009 Lightning Safety Awareness Week. more...

Preliminary rainfall amounts recorded June 19-21, 2009.

Posted: 4/28/09 23:00 EST

Rainfall reports from June 19-21, 2009. more...

Rainfall reports as of 4PM, June 12, 2009.

Posted: 6/12/09 09:00 EST

Rainfall reports as of 4 p.m. Jun. 12, 2009. more...

EF0 Tornadoes Confirmed on May 31, 2009.

Posted: 6/2/09 17:00 EST

Storm Survey Confirms EF0 Tornadoes at T8 R5 WELS and Westfield/Easton on May 31, 2009. more...

EF1 Tornado Confirmed at Eagle Lake May 24, 2009.

Posted: 5/26/09 17:00 EST

Storm survey confirms EF1 tornado at Eagle Lake on May 24, 2009. more...

High temperature reports recorded May 21, 2009.

Posted: 4/24/09 00:00 EST

Temperature reports from May 21, 2009. more...

Caribou weather observation change notice

Posted: 5/12/09 13:00 EST

Notice of change to Automated Surface Observing System at Caribou Maine, see link for details. more...

NWS Caribou is having an Open House on 29 August 2009!

Posted: 4/29/09 11:00 EST

National Weather Service in Caribou Maine is having an open house. more...

Preliminary rainfall amounts recorded April 23, 2009.

Posted: 4/23/09 13:00 EST

Rainfall reports from April 23, 2009. more...

Preliminary rainfall amounts recorded April 6-7, 2009.

Posted: 4/7/09 11:00 EST

Rainfall reports from April 6-7, 2009. more...

Preliminary rainfall amounts recorded April 21-22, 2009.

Posted: 4/22/09 16:00 EST

Rainfall reports from April 21-22, 2009. more...

Preliminary snowfall amounts recorded March 30, 2009.

Posted: 3/31/09 13:00 EST

Snowfall reports from March 30, 2009. more...

Preliminary snowfall amounts recorded March 2-3, 2009.

Posted: 3/3/09 13:00 EST

Snowfall reports from March 2-3, 2009. more...

Preliminary snowfall amounts recorded February 22-24, 2009.

Posted: 2/24/09 13:00 EST

Snowfall reports from February 22-24, 2009. more...

Preliminary snowfall amounts recorded February 19-20, 2009.

Posted: 2/20/09 13:00 EST

Snowfall reports from February 19-20, 2009. more...

New All-Time Low Temperature Recorded in Maine

Posted: 2/10/09 10:30 EST

On the morning of January 16 an all-time low temperature of -50 degrees Fahrenheit was recorded for Maine. It was recorded at 7:30 a.m. EST at a U.S. Geological Survey stream gauge on the Big Black River near Depot Mountain in northwestern Aroostook County. more...

Preliminary snowfall amounts recorded January 29, 2009.

Posted: 1/29/09 11:00 EST

Snowfall reports from January 29, 2009. more...

Preliminary low temperatures recorded January 26, 2009.

Posted: 1/26/09 10:00 EST

Preliminary low temperatures recorded January 26, 2009. more...

Preliminary snowfall amounts recorded January 19, 2009.

Posted: 1/19/09 11:00 EST

Snowfall reports from January 19, 2009. more...

Preliminary low temperatures recorded January 18, 2009.

Posted: 1/18/09 10:00 EST

Preliminary low temperatures recorded January 18, 2009. more...

Preliminary low temperatures recorded January 17, 2009.

Posted: 1/18/09 09:00 EST

Preliminary low temperatures recorded January 17, 2009. more...

Preliminary low temperatures recorded January 16, 2009.

Posted: 1/16/09 07:00 EST

Preliminary low temperatures recorded January 16, 2009. more...

Preliminary low temperatures recorded January 15, 2009.

Posted: 1/15/09 07:00 EST

Low temperature reports from January 15, 2009. more...

Preliminary snowfall amounts recorded January 11, 2009.

Posted: 1/12/09 12:00 EST

Snowfall reports from January 11, 2009. more...

Preliminary snowfall amounts recorded January 7-8, 2009.

Posted: 1/8/09 07:00 EST

Snowfall reports from January 7-8, 2009. more...

More Old News for 2008

Posted: 12/31/08 19:00 EST

Here is a link so you can read the news articles for 2008. more...

































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