SJV Weather for Monday, April 24 to Sunday, April 30, 2017
High pressure to the northwest in Canada will bring mostly clear and cool conditions to the Valley Monday into Tuesday. Clouds move in Tuesday evening with increasing chances for rain overnight as low pressure near the Great Lakes lifts into Canada drawing a warm front across the region. Additional moisture from a low pressure moving up the East Coast keeps rain across New England Wednesday and Thursday. Low pressure near James Bay in Canada slides east pulling a cold front across the region Friday into Saturday.
Rainfall totals for the period Wednesday to Saturday will around one-half to three-quarters an inch with higher amounts in southern Aroostook. High pressure finally builds in with partly cloudy skies expected for Sunday.
Daily Weather Summary
Monday, April 24: High: mid-40s. Low: low 20s.
Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly clear into the evening. Overnight, partly cloudy skies and chilly temperatures. Northwest winds around 10 mph become northerly in the evening 0-5 mph.
Tuesday, April 25: High: near 50. Low: near 40.
Partly cloudy into the evening hours, then increasing clouds and overcast skies after midnight with an 80 percent chance for rain overnight with around one-tenth an inch possible. East/southeast winds 5-10 mph.
Wednesday, April 26: High: low 50s. Low: upper 40s.
Cloudy with a near 100 percent chance for rain with between one-tenth and one-quarter inch possible. Overnight, cloudy with a 60 percent chance for rain. South winds 5-10 mph.
Thursday, April 27: High: upper 50s. Low: upper 40s.
Cloudy with a 30 percent chance for rain. Overnight, cloudy to mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance for rain. Light south to southeast winds.
Friday, April 28: High: upper 50s. Low: upper 40s.
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance for rain. Light southeasterly/southerly winds become southwesterly in the evening.
Saturday, April 29: High: mid-50s. Low: mid-30s.
Becoming partly sunny in the morning with a 30 percent chance for rain. Becoming partly cloudy in the evening/overnight with a 10 percent chance for precipitation West/northwest winds 8-14 mph.
Sunday, April 30: High: low 50. Low: low 30s.
Partly cloudy with a 10 percent chance for precipitation. Increasing clouds in the evening. 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.