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St. John Valley weather for Aug. 22-28, 2018

A low-pressure system will bring showers and some scattered afternoon/evening thunderstorms to the SJV Wednesday. Showers taper off overnight with high-pressure building into the Valley Thursday through Sunday with mostly clear to partly cloudy skies. A cold front brings a chance for showers later Sunday into Monday with mostly sunny skies returning Tuesday.

Daily Weather Summary

Wednesday, August 22: High: 68. Low: 56.

Day: Cloudy with a 90 percent chance for showers and a slight chance for afternoon/evening thunderstorms. Precipitation totals between one-quarter and one-half inch expected. South winds 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts possible. Night: Becoming partly clear after midnight with a 50 percent chance for showers tapering off after midnight. West winds around 5 mph.

Thursday, August 23: High: 70. Low: 50.

Day: Decreasing clouds in the morning then partly cloudy in the afternoon. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Night: Partly cloudy with light west winds.

Friday, August 24: High: 80. Low: 57.

Day: Mostly clear and warm. Light west winds. Night: Mostly clear with light southwest winds.

Saturday, August 25: High: 83. Low: 60.

Day: Mostly clear in the morning then partly cloudy in the afternoon. Light southwest winds. Night: Partly cloudy with light south/southwest winds.

Sunday, August 26: High: 79. Low: 64.

Day: Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance for showers. Light southwest winds. Night: Partly clear with a 30 percent chance for showers. Light southwest winds.

Monday, August 27: High: 78. Low: 55.

Day: Partly sunny/mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance for showers/scattered thunderstorms. Light west winds. Night: Becoming partly cloudy to mostly clear with light northwest winds.

Tuesday, August 28: High: 75. Low: 55.

Day: Mostly clear with light northwest winds. Night: Partly cloudy with light west winds shifting to the south/southeast. Chance for precipitation is 20 percent.

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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