Apex Weather

Weather for Oct. 4-10, 2017

High pressure will move east of the region Wednesday with a low pressure in Canada pulling a cold front towards the Valley, bringing rain and possibly an isolated thunderstorm or two to the region Wednesday night. A secondary cold front crosses the region Thursday night/Friday morning. Unsettled conditions aloft keep a mix of sun and clouds along with a chance for showers through portions of the weekend with Saturday being the driest day. A warm front lifts north across the area Sunday into Monday followed by a cold front Tuesday that will bring more rain to northern Maine.

Daily Weather Summary

Wednesday, October 4: High: low 70s. Low: upper 40s.

Day: Partly cloudy in the morning with increasing clouds in the afternoon. Chance for precipitation 40 percent. Southwest winds 10-15 mph. Overnight: Mostly cloudy with a 70 percent chance for showers with around one-half inch of rainfall possible. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.

Thursday, October 5: High: low 60s. Low: low 40s.

Day: Becoming partly cloudy and cooler. West/southwest winds 5-10 mph. Overnight: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for showers. West winds 5-10 mph.

Friday, October 6: High: upper 50s. Low: mid-30s.

Day: Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance for showers, mainly in the afternoon and evening. West winds 5-10 mph. Overnight: Partly cloudy with west winds 5-10 mph.

Saturday, October 7: High: upper 50s. Low: low 40s.

Day: Partly cloudy to mostly clear with a slight chance for showers in the evening.  Overnight: Becoming mostly cloudy with a chance for showers. Around one-quarter inch of rain possible. South winds 10-15 mph.

Sunday, October 8: High: mid-60s. Low: near 50.

Day: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance for showers. Southwest winds 10-15 mph. Overnight: Partly clear with a 30 percent chance for showers. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.

Monday, October 2: High: upper 60s. Low: mid-50s.

Day: Partly sunny to mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance for showers. South/southwest winds 5-10 mph. Overnight: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance for showers. South winds around 5 mph.

Tuesday, October 3: High: upper 60s. Low: upper 40s.

Day: Mostly cloudy with a 60 percent chance for showers. Southwest winds 5-10 mph. Overnight: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for showers with skies becoming partly cloudy after midnight. Westerly winds around 5 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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