Apex Weather

St. John Valley weather for Nov. 29-Dec. 5

A series of quick-moving systems will move through about every other day for much of the upcoming week. A cold front moves through the Valley early Wednesday followed by high pressure Thursday.

Another cold front brings a chance for some accumulating snowfall Friday with another ridge of high pressure moving in Saturday. An upper trough associated with a low offshore brings a chance for some snow showers Sunday with another ridge of high pressure building in Monday. A warm front approaches Tuesday, producing a chance for a wintry mix and rain showers late in the day.

Daily Weather Summary

Wednesday, November 29: High: middle 30s. Low: mid-10s. Day: Cloudy with a 40 percent chance for showers then becoming partly cloudy. Less than one-tenth inch precipitation. Northwest winds 15-20 mph Night: Mostly clear with northwest winds 5-10 mph becoming westerly near calm after midnight.

Thursday, November 30: High: low 30s. Low: mid-20s. Day: Mostly clear early then increasing clouds in the afternoon/evening. South winds around 5 mph. Night: Partly to mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance for snow / snow showers. Southeast winds around 5 mph.

Friday, December 1: High: mid-30s. Low: mid-20s. Day: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance for snow. A trace to two inches accumulation possible. Snow mixing with rain in the afternoon. West winds around 5 mph. Night: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for precipitation. Northwest winds 0-5 mph.

Saturday, December 2: High: lower 30s. Low: low 20s. Day: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance for snow in the morning mixing with rain in the evening. Southerly winds around 10 mph. Night: A 50 percent chance for snow mixed with rain. South/southwest winds 5-10 mph.

Sunday, December 3: High: low 30s. Low: low 20s. Day: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for snow in the morning tapering to snow showers in the afternoon. North winds 0-5 mph. Night: Increasing clouds with a 20 percent chance for snow showers after midnight. North/northeast winds 0-5 mph.

Monday, December 4: High: low 30s. Low: mid-20s. Day: Mostly to partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for snow showers. North/northeast winds 0-5 mph. Night: Partly cloudy with scattered snow showers. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

Tuesday, December 5: High: mid-30s. Low: lower 30s. Day: Cloudy to mostly cloudy with easterly winds 5-10 mph. Night: Cloudy with a 50 percent chance for light freezing rain / rain showers. Southeast winds become southwesterly 5-10 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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