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St. John Valley Weather for Feb. 27-March 5

Arctic high pressure will remain across the region through the end of the week then move east with moderating temperatures by the weekend. Low pressure brings a chance for snow Sunday into Monday. High pressure builds in Tuesday with partly cloudy skies.

Daily Weather Summary

Wednesday, February 27
Partly cloudy with highs around 6. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts 25 to 35 mph. Wind chill values 30 to 40 below. Tonight, mostly clear with lows in the 5 to 15 below range across the Valley. Northwest wind in Frenchville 5 to 10 mph. West/northwest wind in Fort Kent 0 to 5 mph. Wind chill values as cold as 25 below overnight.

Thursday, February 28
Partly cloudy to mostly clear with highs near 15. West/northwest wind 5 to 15 mph gusting 20 to 25 mph. Thursday night, mostly clear with lows in the 0 to 10 below range across the Valley. West wind 0 to 5 mph.

Friday, March 1
Mostly clear to partly cloudy with highs around 24. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Friday night, partly cloudy with lows 0 to 5 above. West wind 0 to 7 mph.

Saturday, March 2
Partly cloudy early then increasing clouds in the afternoon/evening. Highs in the mid-20s. Light southwest wind. Saturday night, mostly cloudy with a 60 percent chance for snow. Lows near 10 above. Light east wind.

Sunday, March 3
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance for snow. Highs in the mid-20s. Light south wind. Sunday night, mostly cloudy early then partly clear later with a 40 percent chance for snow. Low around 5 above. Light west wind.

Monday, March 4
Partly cloudy early then partly to mostly cloudy later. Highs near 20. Light west wind. Monday night, partly cloudy with lows near 0. Light northwest wind.

Tuesday, March 5
Partly cloudy with highs in the upper teens. Light west wind. Tuesday night, partly cloudy to mostly clear with light west wind. Lows near 0.

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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