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St. John Valley weather for Nov. 7-13, 2018

Low pressure north of the Saint Lawrence will track into Labrador Wednesday with weak troughs circulating around it. These will move across the Valley, keeping a chance for showers across the region Wednesday and Wednesday night before tapering off Thursday as high pressure builds in. High pressure will bring partly cloudy to mostly clear skies to the region Thursday afternoon through Friday afternoon.

An area of low pressure will approach the region with increasing clouds Friday night and a chance for snow Saturday, possibly mixing with rain Saturday afternoon and evening before tapering to snow showers Saturday night. High pressure brings partly cloudy to mostly clear skies Sunday into Monday before clouds increase as a low pressure system approaches with a chance for snow Tuesday.

Daily Weather Summary

Wednesday, November 7: High: upper 40s. Low: mid-30s.
Mostly cloudy and windy with a 30 percent chance for showers with a couple-hundredths of an inch precipitation possible. Southwest winds early shift to the west 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 35 mph possible. Wednesday night, mostly cloudy and breezy with west winds 10 to 15 mph gusting 25 to 30 mph at times. 20 percent chance for precipitation.

Thursday, November 8: High: low 40s. Low: mid-20s.
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for showers with some snow showers possible early. West winds 10 to 15 mph gusting 20 to 30 mph. Winds subside in the afternoon to 5 to 10 mph with skies becoming partly cloudy. Thursday night, partly cloudy to mostly clear with west winds 5 to 10 mph.

Friday, November 9: High: mid-30s. Low: low 30s.
Mostly clear in the morning then partly cloudy in the afternoon. Increasing clouds in the evening with a 20 percent chance for snow showers. Highs in the mid-30s with northwest winds 5 to 10 mph, shifting to the north, near calm in the afternoon then to the east in the evening. Friday night, cloudy with a near 100 percent chance for snow with 3-5 inches possible. East winds 0 to 7 mph.

Saturday, November 10: High: upper 30s. Low: mid-20s.
Cloudy with an 80 percent chance for snow in the morning mixing with rain in the afternoon. Around one inch accumulation possible. Snow tapers to snow showers Saturday night. South winds 8 to 14 mph. Becoming mostly cloudy Saturday night with gusty west winds 15 to 22 mph and a 30 percent chance for snow showers.

Sunday, November 11: High: near 30. Low: mid-10s.
Mostly cloudy with gusty west winds 15-22 mph. Partial clearing Sunday night with breezy west winds 8 to 14 mph.

Monday, November 12: High: near 30. Low: upper 10s.
Partly sunny and cold with west winds 8 to 14 mph. Monday night, partly to mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for precipitation. Southwest winds 0 to 7 mph.

Tuesday, November 13: High: low 30s. Low: mid-20s.
Mostly cloudy early then overcast later with a 50 percent chance for snow. East winds 0 to 7 mph. Tuesday night, cloudy with a 60 percent chance for snow/snow showers with several inches accumulation possible.

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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