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    October 29, 2017

    Powerful fall storm to bring strong wind and heavy rain to the Midcoast

    A strong fall storm will bring powerful winds and heavy rain to the Midcoast and Northeast United States Sunday night and through Monday. A rapidly intensifying area of low pressure that has phased with the short lived Tropical Storm Philippe will move north through the Hudson River Valley Sunday night and Monday morning then continue to move north into Quebec Monday afternoon. This low will pull a cold front …

  • Published
    October 3, 2017

    First Inch Contest

    Winter is coming! The question is, when will we see the first snow? Let us know when you think the first inch of snow will fall at the VStv studio at 266 Meadow St, Rockport. Submit your guess of what date and time to tyler@vstv.me Also include your name and hometown. The time you choose will act as a tie breaker to those who may pick the same day. The winner will receive a special prize and be announced on …

  • Published
    September 18, 2017

    Jose to bring stronger winds and soaking rains to the Midcoast

    Jose is moving up the east coast and will bring impacts to Midcoast Maine, although no major flooding or widespread damage is expected. As of Monday afternoon, Jose was a low end category 1 hurricane with sustained winds around the center at 75mph located about 250nm east of coastal North Carolina and moving north around 9mph. The storm is undergoing weakening and losing its more symmetrical characteristics as it …

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    September 15, 2017

    Tropical Storm Jose could impact the Midcoast next week

    This weekend will be the calm before the storm, but how much storm we see is still up in the air (so to speak). As of Friday afternoon, Tropical Storm Jose was located ~350 miles northeast of the Bahamas and moving northwest. The once major hurricane, reaching category 4 status, has been slowly weakening this week but latest observations Friday show some restrengthening with the storm and an eye beginning to form …

  • Published
    April 3, 2017

    Another Taste of Winter Weather

    After a sunny and mild start to the week with highs into the 40s and 50s, winter weather will be making a return on Tuesday. An area of low pressure moving northeast from the Central Plains into the Great Lakes will push in areas of rain and snow to the region starting Tuesday morning. A secondary low will form over the Gulf of Maine late Tuesday and into Wednesday morning with precipitation continuing. Clouds …

  • Published
    March 31, 2017

    Accumulating snow expected for April 1

    After seeing a brief period of sun Thursday, clouds are moving back into the Midcoast Friday morning ahead of our next storm system that is poised to bring accumulating snow to the region starting Friday night and continuing through much of Saturday. The greatest impacts will be felt across west and southwest Maine where snow totals will be greatest. Winter weather advisories and warnings are in effect for this …

  • Published
    March 15, 2017

    Blizzard of March 2017 is one for the record books

    The Midcoast is digging out after its latest winter storm dropped around a foot of snow across the regionTuesday. The powerful late season nor’easter brought blizzard conditions to the area from mid-afternoon and into the early nighttime hours, with strong wind and heavy snow resulting in little to no visibility. Wind gusts ranged from 40 to 59 mph across the Midcoast with a gust of 72 mph recorded offshore at …

  • Published
    March 13, 2017

    Late winter nor'easter to impact the Midcoast

    A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Midcoast Maine through Wednesday morning. An area of low pressure moving east out of the Midwestern states merged with a secondary low pressure system off the coast of the Southeastern United States Monday night and into Tuesday and is tracking up the Eastern Seaboard Tuesday and into Wednesday. This storm will take on characteristics of a classic nor’easter as it rapidly …

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