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St. John Valley weather for Jan. 17-23, 2018

Low pressure tracking across the Gulf of Maine will bring mostly cloudy skies and light snow to northern Maine Wednesday. Skies become partly cloudy Thursday into Friday as high pressure builds into the Valley. A warm front moves through Saturday, producing clouds and some snow showers, followed by a weak cold front early Sunday. A low pressure tracks northwest of the region Monday into Tuesday, producing a chance for snow/snow showers across northern Maine and the SJV.

Daily Weather Summary

Wednesday, January 17: High: 21. Low: 7. Day: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance for snow. Accumulations 1-3 inches. South/southeast wind 0-5 mph. Night: Partly cloudy and cold with a 50 percent chance for snow showers early. West wind 4-5 mph.

Thursday, January 18: High: 21. Low: 3. Day: Partly cloudy with west wind 5-10 mph. Night: Partly cloudy and cold with west wind 5-10 mph.

Friday, January 19: High: 20. Low: 8. Day: Partly to mostly cloudy with west wind 5-10 mph. Night: Partly to mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance for snow showers after midnight. South/southwest wind 5-10 mph.

Saturday, January 20: High: 31. Low: 24. Day: Cloudy/mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance for snow showers. Southwest wind 10-15 mph. Night: Mostly cloudy with west wind 10-15 mph.

Sunday, January 21: High: 32. Low: 9. Day: Mostly cloudy in the morning, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. West wind 5-10 mph. Night: Partly cloudy with west wind 0-5 mph.

Monday, January 22: High: 24. Low: 20. Day: Partly cloudy early, then increasing clouds in the afternoon with a 60 percent chance for snow/snow showers. South/southeast wind 5-10 mph. Night: Cloudy with a 50 percent chance for snow showers. South/southwest wind 5-10 mph.

Tuesday, January 23: High: 25. Low: 15. Day: Snow showers in the morning with cloudy/mostly cloudy skies in the afternoon with a 20 percent chance for precipitation. West wind around 10 mph. Night: Partly cloudy to mostly clear with west wind 5-10 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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