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St. John Valley weather for Feb. 21-27, 2018

A warm front will lift across the region early Wednesday bringing cloudy skies and rain to the region during the morning hours. A cold front will cross the Valley with clearing skies and plummeting temperatures through the afternoon into the overnight hours. High pressure produces partly cloudy to mostly clear skies and cold temperatures across the region Thursday and Friday. A fast-moving system brings a chance for snow Friday night into Saturday morning with clearing skies as high pressure builds in by Saturday afternoon. Fair skies Sunday morning give way to increasing clouds Sunday evening as another frontal system brings a chance for snow Sunday night and Monday. Clouds reduce Monday night as high pressure moves in with partly cloudy and chilly conditions Tuesday.

Daily Weather Summary

Wednesday, February 21: High: 50. Low: 10. Day: Cloudy with a 50 percent chance for showers. Less than one-tenth inch of rainfall. South/southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Night: Clearing skies and much colder temperatures. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts 20 to 25 mph.

Thursday, February 22: High: 25. Low: 0. Day: Partly cloudy and cold. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Night: Mostly clear and cold. West/northwest winds around 0 to 5 mph.

Friday, February 23: High: 28. Low: 21. Day: Mostly clear to partly cloudy. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Night: Mostly cloudy to overcast with a 60 percent chance for snow. Accumulations 1 to 3 inches possible. South/southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday, February 24: High: 29. Low: 9. Day: Becoming partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for snow. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Night: Partly cloudy with northwest winds 5 to 10 mph becoming northerly 0 to 5 mph.

Sunday, February 25: High: 28. Low: 18. Day: Partly cloudy with increasing clouds in the afternoon. Chance for snow 30 percent. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Night: Cloudy to mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance for snow. 3 to 5 inches accumulation possible. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Monday, February 26: High: 31. Low: 17. Day: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance for snow. Northwest winds around 5 mph. Night: Partly cloudy. Northwest winds 0 to 5 mph.

Tuesday, February 27: High: 28. Low: 15. Day: Partly cloudy in the morning with cloudy intervals in the afternoon. Chance for precipitation 20 percent. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Night: Skies become partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for precipitation. North 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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