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St. John Valley weather for Nov. 10-17, 2020

This forecast begins a day early due to the Veterans Day Holiday on Nov. 11.

Short-Term Outlook: Wednesday – Friday

High pressure over the Western Atlantic will bring sunny to mostly sunny skies and above normal temperatures to Fort Kent and vicinity today with partly cloudy skies developing this evening. 

An approaching cold front from the west produces mostly cloudy skies Wednesday with a chance for showers by the afternoon. Partly cloudy skies with a chance for showers Wednesday night give way to partly cloudy skies Thursday and Thursday night as high pressure builds in from the southwest with temperatures falling back to seasonal norms for the end of the week.

Today & Tonight

Mostly sunny with a high in the middle 70s. Southwest winds 6 to 12 mph.

Tonight, partly cloudy with a low in the low 50s. Southwest winds 4 to 6  mph become south 1 to 4 mph after midnight..

Wednesday, Nov. 11

Veteran’s Day (US)

Remembrance Day (CAN)

Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for afternoon showers. High in the upper 60s. Little rainfall expected. South winds 9 to 12 mph.

Wednesday night, partly cloudy with a low in the lower 40s. Chance for showers 30 percent with rainfall totals around 0.01-inch. West winds 4 to 9 mph.

Thursday, Nov. 12
Partly cloudy with a 10 percent chance for showers, mainly in the morning. High in the upper 40s. Northwest winds 8 to 10 mph.

Thursday night, partly cloudy with a low in the upper 20s. North winds 0 to 7 mph.

Medium-Range: Friday – Tuesday

High pressure builds in Friday with mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies over Fort Kent and vicinity. Clouds increase Friday night as a weak disturbance slides across the region with a chance for scattered rain and snow showers Saturday afternoon. Partly cloudy skies return Saturday night. 

Partly cloudy skies Sunday morning give way to increasing clouds in the afternoon and evening as a low pressure system approaches from the west with a rain/snow mix Sunday night and Monday under mostly cloudy skies. Precipitation tapers off Monday night as the system moves east of the region. Considerable cloudiness is expected Tuesday and Tuesday night with mostly dry conditions.

Friday, Nov. 13

Partly cloudy with a 10 percent chance for precipitation. High in the middle 40s with south winds 0 to 7 mph.

Friday night, partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for precipitation. Low in the low 30s with southwest winds 0 to 7 mph.

Saturday, Nov. 14

Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance for rain/snow showers. High in the lower 40s with northwest winds 8 to 14 mph.

Saturday night, partly cloudy with a 5 percent chance for precipitation. Low in the middle  20s. Northwest winds 0 to 7 mph.

Sunday, Nov. 15

Partly cloudy in the morning then partly sunny in the afternoon with a 30 percent chance for rain/snow showers in the afternoon. High in the upper 30s with southeast winds 0 to 7 mph.

Sunday night, mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance for rain / snow showers. Low in the lower 30s with southeast winds 8 to 14 mph.

Monday, Nov. 16

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance for rain/snow showers. High in the mid-40s with south winds 8 to 14 mph.

Monday night, mostly cloudy with a 40% chance for rain/snow showers. Low in the low 30s with west winds 8 to 14 mph.

Tuesday, Nov. 17
Considerable cloudiness with a 20 percent chance for precipitation. High in the middle 30s with northwest winds 8 to 14 mph.

Tuesday night, mostly cloudy with a low in the lower 20s. Northwest winds 8 to 14 mph.

Regional Long-Range Trends: Tue. Nov. 17 – Mon. Nov. 23

Normal temperatures and 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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