The end of the month here in Maine might be a bit warmer than we expected. The National Weather Service in Caribou is predicting that we could be trending warmer than expected by the end of the month in northern and down east Maine.
The latest 8 to 14 day outlook from the NOAA Climate Prediction Center has the odds tilted toward above normal temperatures for Northern and Downeast Maine as we head into the end of February.#mewx pic.twitter.com/L5AuZMCWrA
— NWS Caribou (@NWSCaribou) February 13, 2021
The NOAA climate prediction center has the odds slanted toward a warmer February send off than we might be used to, and certainly warmer than the overnight lows we’ve seen this week.
Here is a National look at forecast high temps today and departure from climo. Arctic air has made it all the way to the Gulf Coast where Winter Storm Watches and Warnings are in place. The dark blues and purples indicate temperatures of 20-50 degrees below average! #MEwx #NHwx pic.twitter.com/iRvrcH0kpa
— NWS Gray (@NWSGray) February 13, 2021
Meanwhile, we’re still on the old side of normal this weekend as the rest of the country is in a deep freeze, experiencing severe winter weather.