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St. John Valley weather for Monday, March 20, to Sunday, March 26, 2017

ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine — High pressure will cross the SJV with mostly clear skies Monday that become partly cloudy in the evening. Skies become mostly cloudy Tuesday ahead of a cold front that will cross the region Tuesday night into Wednesday, bringing a much colder air mass to the Valley. Canadian high pressure will build across the SJV Wednesday through Friday with partly cloudy skies. Clouds increase later Friday ahead of another low pressure system tracking north of the area with a chance for snow showers Friday evening and Saturday along with mostly cloudy to overcast skies. Another ridge of high pressure begins moving in Sunday with partly cloudy skies across the Valley.

Daily Weather Summary

Monday, March 20: Spring Begins at 6:29 am EDT. High: upper 30s. Low: upper teens.

Mostly clear skies become partly cloudy in the evening. North winds near calm become southerly near calm.

Tuesday, March 21: High: upper 30s. Low: near 8 above.

Mostly cloudy skies with a slight chance for snow showers, mainly in the evening. Overnight, mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance for snow showers. Northwest winds 5-10 mph.

Wednesday, March 22: High: low 10s. Low: near 0.

Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly sunny in the afternoon with a 40 percent chance for snow showers. Northwest winds increase to 15-20 mph gusting 25-30 mph in the afternoon. Overnight, partly clear skies with northwest winds 8-14 mph.

Thursday, March 23: High: upper 10s. Low: near 7 above.

Partly cloudy and cold with northwest winds 8-14 mph.

Friday, March 24: High: mid-30s. Low:  mid-20s.

Partly sunny skies with a 30 percent chance for snow showers. Becoming mostly cloudy overnight with a 40 percent chance for snow showers. Light west winds up to 8 mph become southwesterly 8-14 mph in the evening.

Saturday, March 25: High: mid-30s. Low: low 10s.

Overcast with a 50 percent chance for snow showers. Overnight, mostly cloudy skies become partly clear with a 30 percent chance for snow showers. Northwest winds 8-14 mph become northerly 8-14 mph in the evening.

Sunday, March 26: High: upper 20s. Low: near 6 above.

Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for snow showers. Partly cloudy to mostly clear overnight. North winds 8-14 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.

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