Apex Weather

St. John Valley weather for Jan. 2-7, 2020

Short-Term Outlook

High pressure will bring partly cloudy skies to the Valley today. An approaching warm front from the west will bring increasing clouds tonight and a chance for snow showers tonight into Thursday.

A cold front will move through the region Friday night with afternoon rain showers mixing with and changing to snow showers Friday evening. High pressure to the northwest brings partly cloudy skies Friday night and Saturday with increasing clouds Saturday night as low pressure off the Middle Atlantic coast slides towards the Gulf of Maine.

 

Today & Tonight

Partly cloudy with a high in the low 30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. T0night, increasing clouds with a low in the low 20s. 50% chance for snow showers with less than 1/10 inch precipitation expected. South/southwest winds near calm.

 

Friday, January 3

Mostly cloudy with a 20% chance for snow showers with a rain/snow mix in the afternoon. Less than 1/10 inch precipitation expected. High in the middle 30s with southwest winds near 5 mph. Friday night, mostly cloudy with a 20% chance for snow. Low in the mid-20s with west winds near 5 mph.

 

Saturday, January 4

Partly cloudy with a high in the low 30s and a slight chance for precipitation. Partly cloudy with a 20% chance for snow / snow showers with a low in the middle 10s. North winds 0 to 7 mph.

 

Further Ahead: Sunday – Wednesday

Low pressure tracks across the Gulf of Maine Sunday producing a slight chance for snow/snow shower across the SJV. Clouds decrease Monday as weak high pressure builds into the region. An area of low pressure brings increased clouds and a chance for snow Monday night into Tuesday morning with mostly cloudy skies across the region Tuesday and Tuesday night. Low pressure moving across the area brings a chance for snow Wednesday.

 

Medium-Range Highs/Lows

Sun. Jan. 5:  low 20s / near 8 above

Mon. Jan. 6:  upper 10s / near 5 above

Tue. Jan. 7:  low 20s / low 10s

Wed. Jan. 8:  mid-20s / low 10s

 

Long-Range Outlook Thu. Jan 9 – Wed. Jan. 15

Above normal temperatures and slightly above normal precipitation


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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