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St. John Valley weather for Nov. 21-27, 2018

Low pressure will track from Cape Cod across the Gulf of Maine then move into eastern Nova Scotia tonight. Snow is expected across the SJV today, though totals ranging from an inch or less are currently anticipated. Another area of low pressure will track from the Great Lakes across southern/central Maine Wednesday and move into the Maritimes Wednesday night. Another blast of Arctic air builds in behind the departing low pressure on gusty northwest winds Thursday. High pressure remains in control of the SJV’s weather through Saturday. An area of low pressure will track across the southern Gulf of Maine Sunday through Tuesday, bringing another chance for some snow showers to the region through Tuesday.

Daily Weather Summary

Wednesday, November 21: High: low 20s. Low: near 5 above.
Mostly cloudy to partly sunny with a 30 percent chance for snow/snow showers in the morning. West winds near 5 mph. Wednesday night, mostly cloudy and colder with west winds 10 to 15 mph producing wind chill values of minus 10 to minus 15 degrees.

Thursday, November 22: High: lower 10s. Low: near 5 above.
Mostly cloudy and windy with northwest winds 10 to 20 mph gusting to 25 to 30 mph. Wind chill values minus 10 to minus 15 degrees. Thursday night, mostly to partly cloudy with northwest winds 8 to 14 mph.

Friday, November 23: High: upper 10s. Low: near 10 above.
Partly cloudy and cold. Northwest winds 8 to 14 mph. Friday night, partly cloudy and cold with west winds 0 to 7 mph.

Saturday, November 24: High: near 30. Low: mid-10s.
Partly cloudy and not as cold. West winds 0 to 7 mph. Saturday night, increased cloudiness. Northwest winds 0 to 7 mph.

Sunday, November 25: High: low 30s. Low: low 20s.
Partly sunny early then becoming mostly cloudy as the day progresses. Slight chance for snow showers in the afternoon. Northeast winds 0 to 7 mph. Sunday night, mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance for snow showers. Northeast winds 0 to 7 mph.

Monday, November 26: High: mid-30s. Low: low near 30.
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for snow showers. East winds 0 to 7 mph. Monday night, overcast with a 40 percent chance for snow showers. Light accumulations possible. East winds 0 to 7 mph.

Tuesday, November 27: High: mid-30s. Low: near 30.
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance for snow showers. Light accumulations possible. East/northeast winds 8 to 14 mph. Tuesday night, cloudy with a chance for snow showers. Northeast 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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