Tag Archives: National Weather Service

Beautiful scenery and a lobster dinner… yum!

As most Mainers will happily tell you, the weather forecast frequently isn’t worth the paper it’s printed on (especially since we all get it on our phones now). The Maine coast is a maze of tiny inlets and peninsulas, which means a million microclimates strung together in a highly-complex blanket. The weather appears to be […]

Inexhaustible good nature

Most plein air landscape painters are keenly interested in the weather. It’s not just that we like to avoid getting wet; it’s that the sky is as much a part of a place as are the rocks, trees and water. I’m a fan of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Hourly Weather Forecast Graph. […]