St. John Valley

St. John Valley weather for Feb. 28-March 6

Mostly cloudy skies are expected Wednesday as a weak area of low pressure and a cold front move through the Valley with snow showers mixing with some rain showers in the afternoon as temperatures rise above freezing. Another area of low pressure moving through southern New England brings a chance for light snow Wednesday night with snow showers lingering Thursday. A stronger low-pressure system moves into the Atlantic with wrap-around circulation keeping mostly cloudy skies and a chance for snow showers across the region through the weekend. High pressure builds in early next week with partly sunny skies.

Daily Weather Summary

Wednesday, February 28: High: 34. Low: 20. Day: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance for snow showers possibly mixing with rain showers in the afternoon. Little accumulation. North/northeast winds 0 to 5 mph. Night: Overcast with a 50 percent chance for light snow with accumulations around one inch. East winds around 5 mph.

Thursday, March 1: High: 32. Low: 17. Day: Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance for snow showers. One to two inches accumulation possible. East winds around 5 mph. Night: Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance for snow showers. An inch of snowfall possible. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Friday, March 2: High: 34. Low: 22. Day: Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance for snow showers. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Night: Partly to mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for snow showers. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday, March 3: High: 36. Low: 23. Day: Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance for snow showers possibly mixing with rain in the afternoon. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Night: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for snow showers. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday, March 4: High: 36. Low: 21. Day: Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance for snow showers possibly mixing with rain showers in the afternoon. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Night: Mostly cloudy early then decreased cloudiness later. Chance for precipitation 10 percent. North/northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Monday, March 5: High: 35. Low: 20. Day: Partly sunny with a 10 percent chance for precipitation. North/northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Night: Partly to mostly cloudy with a 10 percent chance for precipitation. East/northeast winds 0 to 5 mph.

Tuesday, March 6: High: 35. Low: 22. Day: Partly to mostly cloudy with a 10 percent chance for precipitation. East/southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Night: Considerable cloudiness with a 40 percent chance for snow showers late. Southeast winds 0 to 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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