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SJV Weather for Monday, April 3-Sunday, April 9, 2017

High pressure will dominate Monday’s weather across the Valley with mostly clear skies across the region. High pressure moves east of the region Monday night with increasing clouds in the overnight period as a low pressure system advances east from the Great Lakes. Skies become overcast later Tuesday morning with rain in the afternoon changing over to all snow in the evening through the overnight hours. Accumulations of 2-5 inches may occur, with higher amounts in the Allagash/North Woods possible.

Snow continues through Wednesday morning before tapering to snow and rain showers during the afternoon. Snow showers linger into Thursday morning under mostly cloudy skies with rain expected in the afternoon as another low pressure system moves from the central US into the Northeast. Rain is expected overnight Thursday into Friday afternoon possibly mixing with some snow Friday morning. Overcast skies and unsettled weather are on tap Friday through Saturday as the low pressure moves through the region. Skies will be mostly cloudy Sunday with a slight chance for morning snow showers and afternoon rain showers.

Daily Weather Summary

Monday, April 3: High: low 40s. Low: upper teens.

Mostly clear with northwest winds 5-10 mph. Overnight, increasing clouds with near calm northerly winds becoming easterly.

Tuesday, April 4: High: near 40. Low: upper 20s.

Mostly cloudy skies become overcast with an 80 percent chance for rain in the afternoon changing over to snow in the evening. Overnight, 90 percent chance for precipitation with snow expected through Wednesday morning. Southeast winds around 10 mph become easterly 5-10 mph overnight.

Wednesday, April 5: High: mid-30s. Low: mid-20s.

Cloudy with snow in the morning tapering to rain and snow showers in the afternoon. Chances for precipitation are 80 percent. Becoming mostly cloudy in the overnight period with a 20 percent chance for snow showers. East winds 5-10 mph become southeasterly overnight.

Thursday, April 6: High: near 40. Low: lower-to-mid-30s.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance for morning snow showers and afternoon rain/snow showers. Overnight, cloudy with an 80 percent chance for rain. Light southeast winds become easterly overnight.

Friday, April 7: High: upper 30s. Low:  mid-30s.

Cloudy with a 70 percent chance for rain possibly mixing with snow in the morning. Overnight, cloudy with a 40 percent chance for rain showers. East winds 8-14 mph become southeasterly overnight.

Saturday, April 8: High: low 40s. Low: near 30.

Cloudy with a 40 percent chance for rain showers, possibly mixing with snow in the morning. Becoming mostly cloudy overnight with a 30 percent chance for rain and snow showers. Light southeast winds become northerly.

Sunday, April 9: High: lower 40s. Low: lower 30s.

Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for morning rain and snow showers and afternoon rain showers with light northwest winds.

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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