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St. John Valley weather for October 3-9, 2018

A low-pressure system will move into the Maritimes with mostly cloudy skies early becoming partly cloudy later across the Valley.  Another frontal system trailing from a Canadian low will move through the SJV Thursday into Friday with a chance for showers under mostly cloudy skies Thursday. Rain tapers off after midnight Thursday with skies becoming partly cloudy as high pressure builds in Friday. Partly sunny skies prevail Saturday with increasing chances for showers as the next frontal system crosses the area Saturday night into Sunday. Showers taper off Sunday night with partly sunny skies expected Monday. Yet another system brings a chance for precipitation Tuesday.

Daily Weather Summary

Wednesday, October 3: High: 56. Low: 43.
Day: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance for showers. North winds near 10 mph. Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance for a shower. East/southeast winds 0 to 5 mph.

Thursday, October 4: High: 61. Low: 37.
Day: Mostly cloudy with a 60 percent chance for showers with between one-tenth and one-quarter inch. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Night: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance for showers. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Friday, October 5: High: 51. Low: 32.
Day: Partly sunny early then partly cloudy. Light northwest winds. Night: Partly cloudy and cold. Light northwest winds.

Saturday, October 6: High: 54. Low: 40.
Day: Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance for showers in the evening. Light southeast wind. Night: Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance for showers. Light south winds.

Sunday, October 7: High: 57. Low: 39.
Day: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance for showers. Light west winds. Night: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for showers. Light north winds.

Monday, October 8: High: 57. Low: 42.
Day: Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance for showers. Light south winds. Night: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for showers. Light south winds.

Tuesday, October 9: High: 58. Low: 45.
Day: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for showers. Light northwest winds. Night: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance for showers. Light west winds.

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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