Excessive humidity ranges will make it really feel like practically 100 levels in components of the state on Thursday.
With air temperatures within the excessive 80s and 90s throughout the state and relative humidity projected to achieve 80 and 90 % on Thursday morning, the warmth index will really feel like excessive 90s, based on forecasters with the Nationwide Climate Service.
A warmth advisory has been issued for Thursday afternoon for areas of Oxford, York and Cumberland county, the place the warmth index is anticipated to really feel like 96 levels between 1 p.m. and nightfall, based on the Grey NWS workplace.
Air temperatures are anticipated to achieve a excessive of 86 in Augusta and Rumford tomorrow, however will really feel like 89 levels by 5 p.m.
Air temperatures are anticipated to be excessive inland as properly, with Bangor projected to see a excessive of 89 tomorrow and temperatures reaching 91 levels in Millinocket. Highs round 90 levels are additionally anticipated in Caribou and Houlton.
Nevertheless, it’ll seemingly really feel like 96 levels in these areas by 5 p.m. tomorrow due to humidity and different climate components.
Each individuals and pets can simply contract warmth stroke or warmth illness throughout lengthy durations of excessive temperatures, so it is suggested to restrict time outdoors. If out of doors work is important, take frequent breaks and keep hydrated.
In the meantime, temperatures alongside the japanese coast will stay extra average, with Eastport anticipated to achieve 71 levels, and a excessive of 79 anticipated in Bar Harbor. Nevertheless, a extreme thunderstorm warning is in impact for Down East Maine this night, and a few flash flooding and high-tide flooding may happen.
Heavy rain is within the forecast with potential for flash flooding and a number of rounds of thunderstorms forming alongside a entrance anticipated to maneuver throughout the state all through the weekend.
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