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St. John Valley weather for Nov. 8-14

High pressure will bring mostly clear to partly cloudy skies and much colder temperatures to northern Maine Wednesday into Thursday. Clouds thicken Thursday ahead of a cold front which moves through Thursday night and Friday with brisk winds and a chance for some snow showers across the region which may produce an inch or less of snowfall. A new ridge of high pressure builds in Saturday and Sunday with mostly clear to partly cloudy skies and continued cold temperatures. Clouds increase later Sunday as a dissipating cold front approaches, bringing a chance for some snow in the early hours Monday. High pressure brings partly cloudy skies later Monday and Tuesday.

Daily Weather Summary

Wednesday, November 8: High: mid-30s. Low: upper 10s. Day: Mostly clear and cold with south winds 0-5 mph. Night: Partly cloudy and cold with south winds near calm.

Thursday, November 9: High: lower 40s. Low: near 30. Day: Partly cloudy and not as cold. South winds 5-10 mph. Night: Partly cloudy early then mostly cloudy later. 70 percent chance for snow showers with less than one inch accumulation. Southerly winds increasing to 10-15 mph.

Friday, November 10: High: near 30. Low: near 20. Day: Mostly cloudy with snow showers likely in the morning, then a 50 percent chance for snow showers in the afternoon with less than one inch expected. Gusty west winds in the 20-30 mph range with wind chill values in the single digits.  Night: Mostly cloudy and windy then becoming partly cloudy after midnight. West winds diminishing to 15-20 mph with wind chill values in the lower 10s.

Saturday, November 11: High: upper 20s. Low: mid-to-low 10s. Day: Partly cloudy in the morning then mostly sunny in the afternoon. Cold. Northwest winds 10-15 mph. Night: Mostly clear and cold. Northwest winds 0-5 mph.

Sunday, November 12: High: mid-30s. Low: low 20s. Day: Partly cloudy with increasing clouds in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy in the evening. South winds 0-5 mph. Night: Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance for snow after midnight with accumulations less than one inch. South 0-5 mph.

Monday, November 13: High: mid-30s. Low: low 20s. Day: Mostly cloudy and cold. Winds become northwesterly 5-10 mph. Night: Partly cloudy and cold with northwest winds 0-5 mph.

Tuesday, November 14: High: upper 30s. Low: low 20s. Day: Partly cloudy and cold with northwest winds 5-10 mph. Night: Partly cloudy and cold with southerly winds 0-5 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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