Apex Weather

St. John Valley weather for March 21-27

A coastal low will develop and move towards Nova Scotia Wednesday into Thursday bringing some light snow to the St. John Valley, mainly Thursday morning. Snow will wind down to snow showers Thursday as the day progresses with snow showers lingering into Friday morning. High pressure will continue to build towards the region from Canada with partly sunny skies Friday. Clouds will increase Saturday as an upper-low moves across the region with a few snow showers Saturday afternoon and evening. High pressure will gradually build southeast into the Valley Sunday through Tuesday, with skies becoming partly sunny to partly cloudy.

Daily Weather Summary

Wednesday, March 21: High: 34. Low: 22. Day: Partly sunny and warmer. North winds become northeasterly 5 to 10 mph. Night: increasing clouds with 20 percent chance for snow towards Thursday morning. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday, March 22: High: 33. Low: 22. Day: Cloudy with a 50 percent chance for snow in the morning tapering to snow showers in the afternoon. North winds 10 to 15 mph gusting to 25 mph. Night: Decreasing clouds with a 20 percent chance for snow showers. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

Friday, March 23: High: 36. Low: 19. Day: Partly sunny. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Night: Becoming mostly cloudy. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday, March 24: High: 34. Low: 19. Day: Partly sunny to mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance for snow showers. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Night: Partly to mostly cloudy with northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday, March 25: High: 32. Low: 14. Day: Becoming partly sunny. North/northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Night: Partly cloudy and cold with north winds 5 to 10 mph.

Monday, March 26: High: 35. Low: 14. Day: Partly cloudy early then mostly clear.  North winds 5 to 10 mph. Night: Mostly clear with northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday, March 27: High: 42. Low: 26. Day: Partly cloudy with northwest winds becoming southeasterly 5 to 10 mph.  Night: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance for snow showers. Southeast 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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