SJV Weather for Wednesday, July 26-Tuesday, Aug. 1
High pressure brings mostly clear to partly cloudy skies to the Valley Wednesday. Clouds increase Wednesday evening ahead of an approaching cold front with mostly cloudy skies and a chance for rain by early Thursday. Overcast skies with a chance for rain and a slight chance for afternoon thunderstorms are expected Thursday. Rain tapers to showers by early Friday with high pressure centered near the Great Lakes controlling the region’s weather through Monday. A cold front slides east from Québec Monday into Tuesday with partly cloudy skies Tuesday morning giving way to mostly cloudy skies and a chance for some showers Tuesday afternoon.
Daily Weather Summary
Wednesday, July 26: High: near 80. Low: near 60.
Day: Mostly clear in the morning then partly cloudy in the afternoon and evening. Southwest winds 0-5 mph. Overnight: Increasing clouds after midnight with a 50 percent chance for showers with less than one-tenth inch expected. South winds around 5 mph.
Thursday, July 27: High: near 70. Low: mid-50s.
Day: Cloudy with a 60 percent chance for showers and a slight chance for afternoon thunderstorms. Rainfall totals between one-tenth and one-quarter inch expected. South winds 5-10 mph become southwesterly. Overnight: Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance for showers with less than one-tenth inch anticipated. Southwest winds 5-10 mph become westerly.
Friday, July 28: High: low 70s. Low: low 50s.
Day: Mostly cloudy skies become partly sunny with a 10 percent chance for precipitation. Northwest winds 8-14 mph. Overnight: Partly cloudy with light north winds 0-7 mph.
Saturday, July 29: High: low 70s. Low: mid-50s.
Day: Partly cloudy and mild. Chance for precipitation 10 percent. Northwest winds 8-14 mph. Overnight: Partly cloudy with light northwest winds 0-7 mph. Chance for precipitation 10 percent.
Sunday, July 30: High: mid-70s. Low: mid-50s.
Day: Partly cloudy and warmer. Northwest winds 0-7mph. Overnight: Partly cloudy to mostly clear with southwest winds 0-7 mph.
Monday, July 31: High: near 80. Low: mid-50s.
Day: Mostly clear and warm. Light southwest winds 0-7mph. Overnight: Partly cloudy with southwest winds 0-7 mph.
Tuesday, August 1: High: upper 70s. Low: mid-50s.
Day: Partly to mostly cloudy skies with a 30 percent chance for showers. Light northeast winds 0-5 mph.
Overnight: Partly cloudy with a slight chance for showers. Light variable 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.