Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Another Heatwave Day - 07/09/2018

New Brunswick

Edmundston

Max: 32.9°C
Min: 14.1°C

Charlo

Max: 32.1°C
Min: 18.5°C

Doaktown

Max: 32.1°C
Min: 17.6°C

Fredericton International Airport

Max: 32.0°C
Min: 15.7°C

Kouchibouguac

Max: 32.2°C
Min: 18.2°C

Miramichi

Max: 32.2°C
Min: 18.6°C

Maine

Frenchville

Max: 92°F/33.3°C
Min: 69°F/20.5°C

Millinocket

Max: 90°F/32.2°C
Min: 59°F/15.0°C

Sunday, July 08, 2018

Heat Warnings once again issued for the inland Maritimes including Northern Nova Scotia

10:10 PM ADT Sunday 08 July 2018
Heat Warning in effect for:

Fredericton and Southern York County
Humidex values reaching 38 are expected.

A warm and humid airmass will remain over much of New Brunswick tonight through to Monday night and even into Tuesday over some southern regions of the province.

After temperatures struggle to fall below 18 degrees tonight, much of the province will see daytime highs of 30 to 33 degrees on Monday.

Conditions are expected to improve over Northern New Brunswick on Tuesday as a weak cold front passes through however southern areas will again see daytime highs near 30 degrees before returning to near normal temperatures Tuesday night.

Extreme heat affects everyone.

Watch for the effects of heat illness: swelling, rash, cramps, fainting, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and the worsening of some health conditions.

Drink plenty of water even before you feel thirsty and stay in a cool place.

Heat warnings are issued when very high temperature or humidity conditions are expected to pose an elevated risk of heat illnesses, such as heat stroke or heat exhaustion.

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

10:10 PM ADT Sunday 08 July 2018
Heat Warning in effect for:

Queens County P.E.I.
Temperatures reaching 29 degrees Celsius are expected.

A warm and humid airmass will remain over the Maritimes tonight through to Tuesday night.

After temperatures struggle to fall below 18 degrees tonight, much of the province will see daytime highs near 29 degrees on Monday and again on Tuesday before a weak cold front passes over the region and temperatures return to near normal Tuesday night.

The risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors.

Watch for the effects of heat illness: swelling, rash, cramps, fainting, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and the worsening of some health conditions.

Reduce your heat risk. Schedule outdoor activities during the coolest parts of the day.

Heat warnings are issued when very high temperature or humidity conditions are expected to pose an elevated risk of heat illnesses, such as heat stroke or heat exhaustion.

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

10:09 PM ADT Sunday 08 July 2018
Heat Warning in effect for:

Hants County
Temperatures reaching 30 degrees Celsius are expected.

Mainly sunny skies and southwesterly winds will bring a warm and humid airmass to the region on Monday.

The Annapolis Valley region and northern areas of Mainland Nova Scotia will see daytime highs near 30 degrees Monday and Tuesday while overnight lows struggle to fall below 17 degrees.

Temperatures are expected to return to near normal Tuesday night as a weak cold front passes over the province.

Watch for the effects of heat illness: swelling, rash, cramps, fainting, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and the worsening of some health conditions.

Drink plenty of water even before you feel thirsty and stay in a cool place.

Heat warnings are issued when very high temperature or humidity conditions are expected to pose an elevated risk of heat illnesses, such as heat stroke or heat exhaustion.

Information is provided on the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness website http://novascotia.ca/dhw/environmental/staying-cool-in-summer.asp.

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

Friday, July 06, 2018

Heatwave Day Three - 07/05/2018

New Brunswick

Bouctouche AAFC

Max: 34.1°C
Min: 14.5°C

CFB Gagetown

Max: 35.0°C
Min: 17.7°C

Doaktown

Max: 35.4°C
Min: 16.2°C

Edmundston

Max: 34.2°C
Min: 14.8°C

Fredericton International Airport

Max: 35.4°C
Min: 17.2°C

Kouchibouguac

Max: 35.5°C
Min: 13.6°C

Miramichi

Max: 36.0°C
Min: 15.9°C

Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International Airport

Max: 34.2°C
Min: 15.2°C

St. Stephen

Max: 35.0°C
Min: 18.3°C

Sussex Four Corners

Max: 32.4°C
Min: 17.7°C

Woodstock

Max: 34.0°C
Min: 16.5°C

Nova Scotia

CFB Greenwood

Max: 34.5°C
Min: 17.5°C

Debert

Max: 32.9°C
Min: 14.5°C

Kejimkujik Park

Max: 34.3°C
Min: 18.0°C

Kentville AAFC

Max: 33.4°C
Min: 18.1°C

Maine

Frenchville

Max: 94°F/34.4°C
Min: 67°F/19.4°C

Caribou

Max: 94°F/34.4°C*
Min: 65°F/18.3°C

Millinocket

Max: 95°F/35.0°C*
Min: 66°F/18.9°C

Houlton

Max: 94°F/34.4°C*
Min: 62°F/16.7°C

Bangor

Max: 93°F/33.9°C
Min: 66°F/18.9°C

Gray

Max: 90°F/32.2°C
Min: 70°F/21.1°C

Augusta

Max: 93°F/33.9°C*
Min: 68°F/20.0°C

*Denotes a record for the date.

Weather summary
for New Brunswick
issued by Environment Canada
at 3:43 a.m. ADT Friday 6 July 2018.

Discussion.

The following stations set a daily maximum temperature record on
July 5, 2018:

Bouctouche
New record of 34.1
Old record of 32.3 set in 2013
Records in this area have been kept since 1965

Doaktown
New record of 35.4
Old record of 32.3 set in 2013
Records in this area have been kept since 1952

Edmundston
New record of 34.2
Old record of 32.5 set in 1995
Records in this area have been kept since 1918

Fredericton
New record of 34.6
Old record of 33.3 set in 1919
Records in this area have been kept since 1871

Kouchibouguac Nat'l Park
New record of 35.5
Old record of 33.9 set in 1939
Records in this area have been kept since 1924

Miramichi
New record of 36.0
Old record of 33.5 set in 1983
Records in this area have been kept since 1873

Moncton
New record of 34.2
Old record of 32.7 set in 2013
Records in this area have been kept since 1881

St. Stephen
New record of 35.0
Old record of 33.3 set in 1912
Records in this area have been kept since 1898

Woodstock
New record of 34.0
Old record of 33.9 set in 1887
Records in this area have been kept since 1886

Note: the temperature records reported here have been derived from a
selection of historical stations in each geographic area that were
active during the period of record.

Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial
information and does not constitute a complete or final report.

End/ASPC

Weather summary
for Nova Scotia
issued by Environment Canada
at 3:42 a.m. ADT Friday 6 July 2018.

Discussion.

The following stations set a daily maximum temperature record on
July 5, 2018:

Greenwood
New record of 34.5
Old record of 33.0 set in 2016
Records in this area have been kept since 1914

Kejimkujik
New record of 34.3
Old record of 31.2 set in 2013
Records in this area have been kept since 1966

Kentville
New record of 33.4
Old record of 30.6 set in 1898
Records in this area have been kept since 1898

Parrsboro
New record of 30.8
Old record of 30.0 set in 1955
Records in this area have been kept since 1897

Truro
New record of 32.9
Old record of 29.3 set in 2016
Records in this area have been kept since 1873

Note: the temperature records reported here have been derived from a
selection of historical stations in each geographic area that were
active during the period of record.

Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial
information and does not constitute a complete or final report.

End/ASPC

Thursday, July 05, 2018

Heatwave Day Two - 07/04/2018

New Brunswick

Bouctouche AAFC

Max: 32.1°C
Min: 15.4°C

GFB Gagetown

Max: 33.1°C
Min: 16.6°C

Doaktown

Max: 33.2°C
Min: 14.6°C

Fredericton International Airport

Max: 33.5°C
Min: 15.7°C

Grand Manan

Max: 32.1°C
Min: 16.2°C

Miramichi

Max: 32.7°C
Min: 17.4°C

Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International Airport

Max: 33.4°C
Min: 15.2°C

St. Stephen

Max: 34.1°C
Min: 13.5°C

Sussex Four Corners

Max: 32.1°C
Min: 14.5°C

Woodstock

Max: 32.5°C
Min: 13.6°C

Nova Scotia

CFB Greenwood

Max: 33.5°C
Min: 19.8°C

Halifax Stanfield International Airport

Max: 32.1°C
Min: 18.3°C

Halifax Sheerwater Airport

Max: 32.6°C
Min: 18.4°C

Kejimkujik Park

Max: 33.1°C
Min: 18.9°C

Malay Falls

Max: 33.2°C
Min: 14.9°C

Maine

Caribou

Max: 90°F/32.2°C
Min: 62°F/16.6°C

Millinocket

Max: 94°F/34.4°C
Min: 63°F/17.2°C

Houlton

Max: 92°F/33.3°C
Min: 55°F/12.8°C

Bangor

Max: 94°F/34.4°C
Min: 61°F/16.1°C

Gray

Max: 92°F/33.3°C
Min: 70°F/21.l°C

Augusta

Max: 93°F/33.9°C*
Min: 68°F/20.0°C

Portland

Max: 93°F/33.9°C
Min: 68°F/20.0°C

*Denotes a record for the date.

Weather summary
for New Brunswick
issued by Environment Canada
at 4:48 a.m. ADT Thursday 5 July 2018.

Discussion.

The following stations set a daily maximum temperature record on
July 4, 2018:

Bouctouche
New record of 32.1
Old record of 32.0 set in 1983
Records in this area have been kept since 1965

Doaktown
New record of 33.2
Old record of 33.0 set in 1983
Records in this area have been kept since 1952

Grand Manan
New record of 32.1
Old record of 31.7 set in 1898
Records in this area have been kept since 1883

Moncton
New record of 33.4
Old record of 32.8 set in 1898
Records in this area have been kept since 1881

Saint John
New record of 31.9
Old record of 30.0 set in 2013
Records in this area have been kept since 1871

Note: The temperature records reported here have been derived from a
selection of historical stations in each geographic area that were
active during the period of record.

Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial
information and does not constitute a complete or final report.

End/ASPC

Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Heatwave Day One - 07/03/2018

New Brunswick

Bathurst Airport

High: 33.0°C
Low: 19.9°C

CFB Gagetown

High: 32.7°C
Low: 17.4°C

Doaktown

High: 32.9°C
Low: 16.3°C

Fredericton International Airport

High: 32.9°C
Low: 17.1°C

Kouchibouguac

High: 33.4°C
Low: 17.9°C

Miramichi

High: 33.5°C
Low: 19.1°C

Nova Scotia

CFB Greenwood

Max: 32.0°C
Min: 18.1°C

Maine

Millinocket

Max: 90°F/32.2°C
Min: 18.9°C

Houlton

Max: 90°F/32.2°C
Min: 60°F/15.5°C

Bangor

Max: 90°F/32.2°C
Min: 62°F/16.6°C

Augusta

Max: 91°F/32.8°C
Min: 64°F/17.8°C

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Heat Advisories issued for all of Eastern Maine

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Caribou ME
1010 AM EDT Tue Jul 3 2018

...Hot and humid conditions will persist much of the week...

.Heat and humidity will persist today. The heat and humidity will
remain across the region through Thursday. The Downeast coast
will have lower heat index values due to a sea breeze.

MEZ002-005-006-011-015>017-031-032-032215-
/O.CON.KCAR.HT.Y.0002.180703T1700Z-180703T2300Z/
Northeast Aroostook-Northern Penobscot-Southeast Aroostook-
Central Penobscot-Southern Penobscot-Interior Hancock-
Central Washington-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, Lincoln, Howland,
Springfield, Bangor, Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Amherst, Aurora,
Dedham, Eastbrook, Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream,
Wesley, Perry, Princeton, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, Guilford,
Danforth, Vanceboro, and Topsfield
1010 AM EDT Tue Jul 3 2018

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...In the mid to upper 90s due to
  temperatures in the upper 80s and lower 90s with dewpoints in
  the upper 60s to low 70s.

* TIMING...This afternoon and evening.

* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity may quickly cause heat stress
  or heat stroke during outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned
room...stay out of the sun...and check up on relatives and
neighbors.

Take extra precautions...if you work or spend time outside. When
possible...reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work...the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency...call 9 1 1.

&&
$$

Monday, July 02, 2018

June 2018 Summary for Northern and Eastern Maine


...JUNE 2018 MONTHLY CLIMATE NARRATIVE FOR NORTHERN AND EASTERN
MAINE...

JUNE 2018 FINISHED WITH BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES. PRECIPITATION
WAS MORE VARIABLE AND RANGED FROM 50 TO 90 PERCENT OF NORMAL
ACROSS MOST AREAS FROM THE KATAHDIN REGION NORTH TO THE SAINT JOHN
VALLEY, AND FROM 90 TO 150 PERCENT OF NORMAL ACROSS THE DOWNEAST
REGION.

TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE REGION AVERAGED FROM 1 TO 3 DEGREES BELOW
AVERAGE. THERE WERE LARGE DIURNAL TEMPERATURE RANGES FROM DAY TO
NIGHT ON MANY DAYS WITH A LOT OF COOL NIGHTS. THERE WERE 5 NIGHTS
WITH LOWS IN THE 30S AT CARIBOU, WHICH WAS THE MOST SINCE 2002.
THERE WERE 9 SUCH NIGHTS AT HOULTON, WHICH WAS THE MOST SINCE
2000. SOME OF THE NORMALLY COLDER VALLEYS IN NORTHWEST MAINE HAD
LIGHT FROSTS WELL INTO THE 2ND HALF OF THE MONTH, AND ESTCOURT
STATION HAS A LOW OF 29 DEGREES ON THE MORNING OF THE 22ND.

THE FIRST HALF OF THE MONTH WAS VERY DRY WITH VERY LITTLE
RAINFALL. RAINFALL BECOME MORE FREQUENT DURING THE 2ND HALF OF THE
MONTH WITH THE HEAVIEST EVENT ON THE 28TH INTO THE 29TH WHEN
SEVERAL LOCATIONS IN HANCOCK AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES OBSERVED OVER
2 INCHES OF RAIN. THE TOTAL RAINFALL FOR THE MONTH AT BANGOR WAS
5.42 INCHES, WHICH WAS 1.66 INCHES ABOVE AVERAGE. PRECIPITATION
WAS BELOW AVERAGE AT CARIBOU, HOULTON, AND MILLINOCKET.

THE OUTLOOK FOR JULY 2018 FROM THE CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER IS
CALLING FOR AN INCREASED LIKELIHOOD OF ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES
AND AN INCREASED CHANCE OF BELOW AVERAGE PRECIPITATION. NORMAL
HIGH TEMPERATURES REACH THEIR WARMEST LEVELS DURING MID-LATE MONTH
WITH AN AVERAGE HIGH OF 76 AT CARIBOU AND 80 DEGREES AT BANGOR.
AVERAGE LOWS RANGE FROM THE MID 50S AT CARIBOU TO 60 DEGREES AT
BANGOR. AVERAGE RAINFALL ACROSS THE REGION AS A WHOLE IS AROUND
3.50 TO 4 INCHES, BUT TENDS TO BE HIGHLY VARIABLE DUE TO THE
NATURE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 53 MINUTES OF DAYLIGHT IS
LOST DURING THE MONTH AT CARIBOU.

Heat Advisories issued for parts of Western Maine

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Caribou ME
414 AM EDT Mon Jul 2 2018

MEZ001-003-004-022200-
/O.NEW.KCAR.HT.Y.0001.180702T1800Z-180702T2200Z/
Northwest Aroostook-Northern Somerset-Northern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska,
Fort Kent, Frenchville, Baker Lake, Billy-Jack Depot,
Baxter St Park, Chamberlain Lake, Churchill Dam,
and Mount Katahdin
414 AM EDT Mon Jul 2 2018

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM EDT
THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Caribou has issued a Heat
Advisory, which is in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 6 PM EDT
this evening.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...In the upper 90s due to temperatures around
  90F, and dewpoints in the upper 60s.

* TIMING...This afternoon.

* IMPACTS...The excessive heat may quickly cause heat stress or
  heat stroke.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned
room...stay out of the sun...and check up on relatives and
neighbors.

Take extra precautions...if you work or spend time outside. When
possible...reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible
and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work...the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat
should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an
emergency...call 9 1 1.

&&
$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Gray ME
1227 PM EDT Mon Jul 2 2018

...Hot and humid conditions will continue today...

.High heat and humidity will continue on Monday. The warm air
will move into Maine and impact the interior through the
mountains. The seacoast will see lower heat index due to a sea
breeze.

MEZ007-012-018-019-NHZ006-009>012-015-022300-
/O.CON.KGYX.HT.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-180702T2300Z/
Northern Oxford-Southern Oxford-Interior York-Interior Cumberland-
Southern Carroll-Belknap-Strafford-Cheshire-Eastern Hillsborough-
Western And Central Hillsborough-
Including the cities of Upton, Wilsons Mills, Andover, Byron,
Middle Dam, Roxbury, South Arm, Bethel, Bryant Pond, Hanover,
Locke Mills, Milton, Newry, Rumford, Norway, Fryeburg, Oxford,
Hollis, Alfred, Lebanon, Sanford, Goodwins Mills, Buxton,
Limington, Berwick, New Gloucester, Gray, North Windham, Gorham,
Bridgton, Wakefield, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Ossipee,
Tuftonboro, Wolfeboro, Moultonborough, Laconia, Gilford,
Meredith, Barrington, Rochester, Dover, Rollinsford, Somersworth,
Durham, Madbury, Gilsum, Keene, Marlow, Sullivan, Surry, Jaffrey,
Manchester, Pelham, Nashua, Amherst, Milford, Mont Vernon,
Goffstown, Peterborough, Sharon, and Weare
1227 PM EDT Mon Jul 2 2018

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* Heat Index Values...Up to 100 due to temperatures 90-95, and
  dewpoints around 70.

* Timing...through early evening on Monday.

* Impacts...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
  outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned
room...stay out of the sun...and check up on relatives and
neighbors, especially older adults who live alone, to make sure
they are able to stay cool.

People who work or exercise outside or in hot environments, and
children attending summer camps or outdoor sports practices
should take extra precautions. When possible...reschedule
strenuous activities to early morning. Know the signs and
symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear light weight
and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of
water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work...the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency...call 9 1 1.

&&
$$