Apex Weather

St. John Valley weather for Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2020

Short-Term Outlook: Wednesday – Friday
A dry cold front will move across the Valley Wednesday with mostly clear skies and chilly temperatures continuing across the region. A quiet weather pattern will be in place through Friday night. Partly cloudy conditions are expected Thursday night as a weak upper-trough slides across the area with no precipitation expected. Mostly clear skies continue Friday and Friday night as high pressure continues to build across the region.

Wednesday, January 29
Mostly clear and cold with a high in the lower 10s. Northwest winds in the 10-15 mph range with wind chill values around -5 degrees F over the course of the day.

Tonight, mostly clear to partly cloudy with a low in the 0 to -5 degrees F range. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph with wind chill values near -15 degrees F.

Thursday, January 30
Mostly clear with a high in the upper 10s. Northwest winds near 5 mph. Wind chill values around 10 above.

Thursday night, partly cloudy with a low near 0 degrees F. West winds 0 to 5 mph. Wind chill values 0 to -5 degrees F.

Friday, January 31
Mostly clear with a high in the low-to-mid-20s. West/northwest winds 0 to 5 mph. Wind chill values in the middle 10s.

Friday night, mostly clear with a low near 0 degrees F. West winds 0 to 7 mph.

Further Ahead: Saturday – Tuesday
Partly cloudy skies develop Saturday morning as a low pressure area moves up the Eastern seaboard bringing a chance for snow across the Valley Saturday night. Cloudy skies with a chance for snow expected Sunday and mostly cloudy skies with a chance for snow Sunday night. Mostly cloudy skies and breezy conditions are expected Monday with snow showers over the course of the morning tapering off in the afternoon. Clouds increase Tuesday as a cold front and low pressure system approach the region with a chance for snow.

Medium-Range Highs/Lows
Sat. Feb. 1:  mid-20s / low 10s
Sun. Feb. 2:  mid-20s / mid-10s
Mon. Feb. 3:  low 30s / low 10s
Tue. Feb. 4:  mid-20s / mid-10s

Long-Range Trends Wed. Feb. 5 – Tue. Feb. 11
Slightly below 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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