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St. John Valley weather for Oct. 23-29, 2019

Low pressure centered near Boston this morning will track across the region later today and into the Maritimes tonight. Rain, heavy at times, is expected through the late afternoon/early evening period. Rainfall totals are expected to approach 2 inches by tonight.

Rain will quickly wind down this evening with partial clearing early and partly cloudy skies after midnight. High pressure centered over Virginia will build in with partly cloudy skies tomorrow. Clouds will increase with a chance for light afternoon showers as an area of low pressure tracks across southern Maine.

Any precipitation ends Thursday evening with partly clear skies developing and continuing through Friday. High pressure builds in Saturday though a low moving by to the south brings a slight chance for morning snow showers and afternoon rain showers. Partly cloudy skies Sunday morning and afternoon give way to considerable cloudiness Sunday night into Monday morning as a cold front moves through rain Sunday night tapering to showers Monday. Partly sunny skies are expected Tuesday with a slight chance for afternoon showers.

Daily Weather Summary 

Wednesday, October 23
High pressure builds in Saturday though a low moving by to the south brings a slight chance for morning snow showers and afternoon rain showers. Partly cloudy skies Sunday morning and afternoon give way to considerable cloudiness Sunday night into Monday morning as a cold front moves through rain Sunday night tapering to showers Monday. Partly sunny skies are expected Tuesday with a slight chance for afternoon showers.

Thursday, October 24
Partly cloudy in the morning then partly sunny in the afternoon with a 30 percent chance for showers with light rainfall totals expected. High in the low 50s with southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Thursday night, partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for showers. Low in the upper 30s with southwest winds 0 to 5 mph shifting to the west after midnight.

Friday, October 25
Partly sunny skies with a high in the upper 40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Friday night, partly clear with a 20 percent chance for showers. West winds 0 to 5 mph.

Saturday, October 26
Partly sunny/mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for morning snow showers and afternoon rain showers. High in the mid-40s with northwest winds 0 to 5 mph. Saturday night, partly cloudy with a low in the mid-to-upper 20s.  Southwest winds 0 to 5 mph.

Sunday, October 27
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance for rain in the evening. High in the upper 40s with south winds 0 to 5 mph. Sunday night, mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance for rain. Low in the mid-30s with south winds 0 to 5 mph.

Monday, October 28
Mostly cloudy in the morning with a 30 percent chance for showers tapering off in the afternoon and becoming partly sunny. High in the low 50s with south winds 0 to 5 mph. Monday night, partly cloudy with a low in the mid-30s. Southwest winds 0 to 5 mph.

Tuesday, October 29
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance for afternoon showers. High in the upper 40s with west winds 0 to 5 mph. Tuesday night, mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance for showers. Low in the mid-30s with northwest winds 0 to 5 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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