Hazardous conditions in eastern Maine could affect evening commutes

A winter weather advisory has been issued for much of the eastern part of the state, which could affect evening commutes.

Motorists should plan on slippery road conditions, which could impact the evening commute, according to the National Weather Service Caribou office.

The Caribou office has issued a winter weather advisory to parts of Penobscot, Piscataquis and Washington counties, which will be in effect until 1 a.m. Tuesday.

Light freezing rain is expected as well as ice accumulations up to 2/10 inch, which will be highest from Guilford to Mattawamkeag.

Report: ‘Every Child Born Today Will Be Profoundly Affected by Climate Change’

The Lancet Countdown, an arm of the Lancet scientific journal associated with its controversial report linking autism and vaccines, has issued a report on the threat of climate change based on more controversial data from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Increasing sunshine, good skiing weather

A cool but dry weekend throughout the Miami Valley. Ski fans can start enjoying the benefits of this week’s record breaking cold weather. Perfect North is open this weekend and other ski resorts continue to build snow bases. Sunshine will increase throughout the day as highs reach into the mid 40s.

TODAY: AM clouds give way to sunshine. Highs near 45

Arctic blast spreads shivers from Maine to Deep South

An arctic blast that sent shivers across the Midwest spread to the eastern U.S. on Wednesday, with bitter weather establishing new records from Mississippi to Maine.

Cold temperatures that stretched to the Gulf Coast followed a snowstorm that the National Weather Service said contributed to nearly 30 percent of the country being covered in snow as of Wednesday.

Snowfall and slippery roads were blamed for more than a half-dozen deaths across the country since Monday.

Earliest single-digit temperature on record for Dayton

Single-digit temperatures were felt across the Miami Valley on Wednesday morning.

Dayton officially reached a low of 5 degrees. This is the earliest Dayton has ever dropped into the single digits. On Nov. 17, 1959 the low was 9 degrees.

The previous earliest record of 5 degree temperatures in the fall was on Nov. 24, 1950. The record has been smashed by 11 days.

Remember the high on Oct. 2 was 94 degrees. This was the latest Dayton ever saw temperatures that hot. The previous record was Sept. 30, 1897.


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