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SJV Weather for February 13-19, 2019

An area of low pressure near the Great Lakes will lift into Québec Wednesday while a low will move along coastal Maine today and into New Brunswick this evening. Snow is expected across the region Wednesday morning into the afternoon followed by snow showers overnight as an upper-low from Québec moves across the Valley. High pressure centered south of the Chesapeake Bay will build across the region Thursday with partly cloudy skies across the region by evening. Clouds thicken after midnight Thursday as an area of low pressure tracks from Wisconsin/Michigan into Canada pulling a cold front towards the SJV with some additional snowfall for the region. High pressure will build into the region later Saturday bringing partly cloudy skies to the Valley through Tuesday.

Daily Weather Summary

Wednesday, February 13
Cloudy with a 100 percent chance for snow with around 10 to 15 inches possible across the region (liquid equivalent around one-half inch). Highs will be near 17. East winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts 25 to 30 mph possible producing areas of blowing snow. Overnight, cloudy with a 70 percent chance for snow showers with 1-inch or less additional accumulation anticipated. East wind shifts to the northwest 0 to 5 mph. Lows dip to near 7 above.

Thursday, February 14
Mostly cloudy early then partly cloudy later with a 30 percent chance for snow showers through the afternoon. Little/no additional accumulation expected. Highs near 21 with northwest wind 10 to 15 mph gusting to 25 mph. Thursday night, partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance for snow showers after midnight. West winds near calm become southerly. Lows will be near 5 above.

Friday, February 15
Cloudy with an 80 percent chance for snow with 4 to 8 inches possible. Highs in the upper 20s with southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Friday night, snow tapering to snow showers after midnight with an 80 percent chance for precipitation. Lows in the mid-20s with south wind 0 to 7 mph.

Saturday, February 16
Mostly cloudy skies with a 20 percent chance for snow showers. Highs in the upper 20s with west winds 8 to 14 mph. Overnight lows near 8 with light west wind and a 20 percent chance for snow showers.

Sunday, February 17
Partly sunny/cloudy with a slight chance for morning snow showers. Highs near 20 with overnight lows near 0. Light northwest wind.

Monday, February 18
Partly cloudy with highs in the mid-10s and overnight lows near 0. Northwest wind 8 to 14 mph during the day drops to 0 to 7 mph overnight.

Tuesday, February 19
Partly cloudy with highs in the mid-10s. Overnight lows near -3. West/northwest wind 8 to 14 mph during the day and 0 to 7 mph overnight.

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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