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The Week Ahead – Saint John Valley weather for July 25 – 31, 2016

SAINT JOHN VALLEY — A warm front will lift towards the Valley on Monday, bringing a chance for showers and thunderstorms Monday night through Tuesday evening. Low pressure moves east into the Maritimes on Tuesday evening, with partly cloudy skies developing. A second cold front crosses the Valley on Wednesday afternoon/evening with a chance for showers and thunderstorms. High pressure builds Thursday through Sunday, with partly cloudy skies across the region for the period. Increased clouds are possible late Sunday, with a weak low pressure center southwest of the area.

Daily Weather Summary

Monday, July 25, 2016

High: low 80s

Low: low 60s

Increasing clouds with a 40 percent chance for showers and possibly an afternoon/evening thunderstorm. Overcast with showers and thunderstorms possible overnight, and a 70 percent chance for precipitation with between one-tenth and one-quarter inch possible by Tuesday morning. Southerly wind 5-10 mph.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

High: mid-70s

Low: upper 50s

Overcast with mostly cloudy skies in the morning, with a 60 percent chance for showers and thunderstorms with between one-tenth and one-quarter inch rain possible. Partly sunny skies in the afternoon become partly cloudy to mostly clear overnight with a 10 percent chance for precipitation. Northwest wind 0-5 mph becomes west in the evening 0-5 mph.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

High: near 80°

Low: upper 50s

Partly cloudy skies in the morning become partly sunny in the afternoon, with a 30 percent chance for showers and thunderstorms. Less than one-tenth inch of precipitation expected. Partly cloudy overnight with a 20 percent chance for precipitation. Light west wind.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

High: mid-70s

Low:  mid-50s

Partly cloudy in the morning, then partly sunny in the afternoon with a 30 percent chance for showers and possibly an afternoon/evening thunderstorm. Partly cloudy overnight with a 20 percent chance for precipitation. Light west wind becomes northwest overnight.

Friday, July 29, 2016

High: low 80s

Low: low 60s

Mostly cloudy early becoming partly clear later. A 40 percent chance for showers and afternoon/evening thunderstorms increasing to 50 percent overnight. Light west to southwest wind.

Saturday, July 30, 2016

High: middle 70s

Low: mid-50s

Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for a shower. Light northwest wind in the morning becomes northerly in the evening.

Sunday, July 31, 2016

High: mid-70s

Low: mid-50s

Partly cloudy in the morning then partly sunny in the afternoon. A 20 percent chance for showers increases to 30 percent in the evening. Light north wind early becomes northeasterly later.

Note: Computer model precision diminishes the further into the week the forecast projects. Check the Fiddlehead Focus Facebook page for weather updates with more current information.

The Week Ahead is the work of UMFK Professor Joseph E. Becker based on personal weather station data, various computer forecast models, and information that the National Weather Service, NOAA, and other weather resources provide.

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