St. John Valley weather for October 24-30, 2018

Low pressure will bring a chance for snow across the Valley Wednesday tapering to snow showers Wednesday night and Thursday. High pressure builds in later Thursday through Saturday with partly cloudy to mostly clear skies and cold temperatures across the region. Clouds increase Sunday with a chance for morning snow changing to rain in the afternoon as a low-pressure area moves into the Canadian Maritimes. Showers and snow showers are expected Monday and Tuesday as low pressure and an upper-trough remain near the SJV.

Daily Weather Summary

Wednesday, October 24: High: 35. Low: 29.
Cloudy with an 80 percent chance for snow through the afternoon hours. Around 2 inches of snow (liquid equivalent around 0.30 inch). North winds 10 to 15 mph gusting to 25 mph across higher terrain. Wednesday night, a 50 percent chance for snow showers with between 0.05 and 0.10 inch liquid equivalent precipitation (around 1 inch or less new snowfall). Overnight lows in the upper 20s to near 30 degrees F with wind chill values as lows as the upper teens.

Thursday, October 25: High: 35. Low: 22.
Mostly cloudy and breezy with a 20 percent chance for snow showers. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph gusting to 30 mph at times. Wind chill values in the mid to upper teens. Thursday night, clearing skies with overnight lows in the lower 20s. Northwest winds 8 to 14 mph.

Friday, October 26: High: 33. Low: 14.
Partly cloudy and cold with northwest winds 8 to 14 mph. Friday night, mostly clear and cold with west winds 0 to 7 mph.

Saturday, October 27: High: 36. Low: 25.
Mostly clear and cold with southeast winds 0 to 7 mph. Saturday night, increasing clouds with a 60 percent chance for snow after midnight. East winds 0 to 7 mph.

Sunday, October 28: High: 40. Low: 35.
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance for snow early changing to rain by the afternoon. East winds 8 to 14 mph. Sunday night, mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance for showers. East winds 0 to 7 mph.

Monday, October 29: High: 42. Low: 30.
Cloudy with a 40 percent chance for showers. South winds 0 to 7 mph. Monday night, mostly cloudy to partly clear with a 20 percent chance for showers. South/southwest winds 0 to 7 mph.

Tuesday, October 30: High: 40. Low: 25.
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance for rain/snow showers. West winds 0 to 7 mph. Tuesday night, partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for precipitation. West/northwest winds 0 to 7 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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