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St. John Valley weather for May 9-15

Daily Weather Summary

A ridge of Canadian high pressure moves east into the region with mostly clear to partly cloudy skies and cooler temperatures Wednesday. A low-pressure system from the Great Lakes region pulls a cold front across the region Thursday night and Friday with a chance for showers, mainly in the evening and overnight hours. High pressure draws cooler temperatures into the Valley on breezy northwest winds Friday.

Partly cloudy skies Saturday give way to increased clouds Saturday evening as a low-pressure system moves through southern Maine brining a chance for rain and possibly a little frozen precipitation to the SJV Saturday night. Partial sunshine is expected Sunday after morning showers end. A cold front moves through Monday with a chance for showers under mostly cloudy skies. Tuesday, skies will have some sun and clouds as a weak cold front approaches from the northwest.

Wednesday, May 9: High: 65. Low: 42. Day: Partly cloudy. North winds in the morning 0 to 5 mph become southerly in the afternoon 0 to 5 mph. Night: Skies will be partly cloudy south winds 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday, May 10: High: 69. Low: 36. Day: Partly cloudy in the morning and afternoon. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance for precipitation 40 percent, mainly in the evening. Night: mostly cloudy to overcast with a 60 percent chance for showers with between one-tenth and one-quarter inch expected. West winds 8 to 14 mph.

Friday, May 11: High: 52. Low: 30. Day: Overcast early then partly cloudy in the afternoon. Breezy with northwest winds in the 15 to 22 mph range. Night: Mostly clear and cool with west winds 0 to 8 mph.

Saturday, May 12: High: 56. Low: 38. Day: Partly cloudy early then partly sunny. Chance for precipitation 40 percent, mainly in the evening. Southwest winds 0 to 8 mph. Night: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance for rain. Southwest winds 0 to 8 mph.

Sunday, May 13: High: 59. Low: 41. Day: Becoming partly sunny with a 20 percent chance for rain tapering to showers in the morning. South winds 0 to 8 mph. Night: Partly to mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance for showers. South winds 0 to 8 mph.

Monday, May 14: High: 62. Low: 47. Day: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance for showers. Southwest winds 8 to 14 mph. Night: Mostly to partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for showers. Southwest winds 0 to 8 mph.

Tuesday, May 15: High: 65. Low: 47. Day: Partly cloudy. West/southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Night: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for showers. West/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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