Apex Weather

St. John Valley weather for Jan. 24-30

Lingering snow showers from Tuesday’s storm will wind down Wednesday morning with Canadian high pressure building in with clearing skies. Temperatures fall through the day Wednesday as Arctic air moves into the Valley. Partly cloudy skies and cold temperatures continue through Friday before a warm front ahead of a Canadian low pressure system lifts across the region Saturday and Sunday. Temperatures warm up with increasing clouds and a chance for snow later Sunday and Monday as a cold front moves through. Snow showers are expected to continue into Tuesday morning before high pressure builds in with clearing skies and colder temperatures.

Daily Weather Summary

Wednesday, January 17: High: 22. Low: -3. Day: Snow showers in the morning give way to clearing skies. Chance for precipitation 50 percent. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Night: Partly cloudy to mostly clear and cold. West winds 10 to 15 mph gusting to 25 mph. Wind chill values as low as -20.

Thursday, January 18: High: 7. Low: -7. Day: Partly cloudy and cold. West winds become northwesterly 10 to15 mph gusting to 25 mph. Wind chill values -15 to -20 degrees. Night: Partly to mostly cloudy and very cold. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Friday, January 19: High: 10. Low: -3. Day: Partly cloudy to mostly clear and cold.  Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Night: Partly cloudy and cold. Southwest winds 0 to 5 mph.

Saturday, January 20: High: 31. Low: 25. Day: Increasing clouds with a 30 percent chance for snow showers, mainly in the afternoon and evening. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Night: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for snow showers. Southwest winds 10-15 mph.

Sunday, January 21: High: 35. Low: 14. Day: Mostly cloudy early then overcast with a 50 percent chance for snow. Accumulations of one inch possible. West / southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Night: Cloudy to mostly cloudy with a 60 percent chance for snow. Three to five inches accumulation possible. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Monday, January 22: High: 25. Low: 5. Day: Cloudy to mostly cloudy with a 60 percent chance for snow. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Night: Cloudy with a 50 percent chance for snow showers. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday, January 23: High: 12. Low: -5. Day: Snow showers tapering off in the morning with clearing skies in the afternoon. Chance for precipitation 20 percent. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.  Night: Skies become mostly clear after midnight. Cold with northwest winds 5 to 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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