SJV Weather for Monday, Feb. 27 to Sunday, March 5, 2017
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine — A cold front will move through the Valley Monday with a chance for snow showers with around an inch or less of accumulation expected. High pressure builds in with partly cloudy skies Monday night into Tuesday. A low-pressure system and an associated warm front brings increasing clouds Tuesday night with snow changing to rain Wednesday morning. Rain continues through Thursday morning before changing to snow and snow showers that linger into Friday morning. Fort Kent’s Can-Am Weekend is expected to be partly cloudy and cold under high pressure with a slight chance for snow showers Sunday evening.
Daily Weather Summary
Monday, Feb. 27: High: mid-30s. Low: near 5 above.
Partly to mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance for snow with one inch or less accumulation. Less than one-tenth inch liquid equivalent. Becoming partly cloudy overnight. Southwest winds 15-20 mph with gusts 25-30 mph possible. Winds become northwesterly near calm overnight.
Tuesday, February 28: High: low 30s. Low: mid-20s.
Partly cloudy in the morning with increasing clouds in the afternoon/evening. Becoming cloudy overnight with a 50 percent chance for snow showers with little/no accumulation and less than one-tenth inch of liquid equivalent precipitation. South/southwest winds become southeasterly around 5 mph.
Wednesday, March 1: High: low 40s. Low: mid-30s.
Cloudy with a 70 percent chance for rain with around one-quarter inch possible. Overnight, cloudy with a 70 percent chance for rain. Light south winds become northwesterly 8-14 mph.
Thursday, March 2: High: upper 30s. Low: near 5 above.
Cloudy in the morning with rain changing to snow and snow showers with a 50 percent chance for precipitation. Becoming mostly cloudy in the afternoon then partly clear overnight with a 20 percent chance for snow showers. Northwest winds 8-14 mph.
Friday, March 3: High: low 20s. Low: 0 to 5 below.
Partly cloudy and cold with northwest winds 8-14 mph.
Saturday, March 4: High: 10 to 15 degrees. Low: near 0.
Partly cloudy and very cold with northwest winds 15-22 mph dropping to 8-14 mph in the evening/overnight.
Sunday, March 5: High: upper 20s. Low: near 10.
Partly cloudy and cold with increased clouds in the evening and slight chance for snow showers. Northwest winds less than 8 mph.
Note: Computer model precision diminishes the further into the week the forecast projects. Check the Fiddlehead Focus 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.