Apex Weather

St. John Valley weather for Feb. 14-20

High pressure will move east of the region Wednesday with partly to mostly cloudy skies across the region as a weak disturbance moves across the Valley. A low pressure system and cold front approach from the west Thursday with increasing clouds and a chance for rain and snow showers in the afternoon and evening, ending as snow showers Friday morning. The cold front moves to the coast Friday as a low pressure tracks along it, producing some light snow Friday afternoon and evening. High pressure brings partly cloudy and dry conditions Saturday and Sunday. A low pressure system moving east from the Great Lakes brings a chance for snow Monday afternoon and evening. A warm front lifts across the Valley Tuesday with mostly cloudy skies and a chance for some afternoon/evening snow showers.

Daily Weather Summary

Wednesday, February 14: High: 33. Low: 24. Day: Mostly cloudy in the morning then partly cloudy in the afternoon. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Night: Partly cloudy. Southwest winds 0 to 5 mph.

Thursday, February 15: High: 36. Low: 22. Day: Partly cloudy in the morning with increasing clouds in the afternoon. Southwest winds 0-5 mph. Chance for snow/rain showers 30 percent. Night: Overcast with a 50 percent chance for snow showers. Accumulations less than one inch. Southerly winds around 5 mph.

Friday, February 16: High: 31. Low: -2. Day: Cloudy with a 60 percent chance for snow showers in the morning with snow in the afternoon and evening. 1 to 3 inches accumulation possible. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Night: Overcast skies become partly cloudy by Saturday morning. Chance for snow showers 20 percent. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Saturday, February 17: High: 15. Low: 3. Day: Partly cloudy and colder. West/northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Night: Partly cloudy with southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday, February 18: High: 27. Low: 13. Day: Partly cloudy with southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Slight 20 percent chance for snow showers. Night: Partly cloudy with increasing clouds early Monday. Southerly winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance for precipitation is 20 percent.

Monday, February 19: High: 32. Low: 20. Day: Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance for snow showers in the morning with light snow possible in the afternoon. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Night: Mostly cloudy to overcast with a 40 percent chance for snow showers, mainly after midnight. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday, February 20: High: 26. Low: 10. Day: Mostly cloudy in the morning with a 30 percent chance for snow showers in the afternoon and evening. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Night: Skies become mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for snow showers. Southwest 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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