Apex Weather

St. John Valley weather for April 28-May 4, 2021

High just east of James Bay in Canada this morning will build across the Valley today.

High pressure will move away Thursday while an area of low pressure over the Mid-Atlantic lifts northeast into the Gulf of Maine by Friday then tracks into the Maritimes Friday evening.

Wednesday, April 28

Sunny with a high near 63 degrees F. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday night, becoming partly cloudy with a 5 percent chance for isolated showers. Low around 35 degrees with north winds 0 to 5 mph.

Thursday, April 29

Partly cloudy with a 5 percent chance for isolated showers. High near 61 degrees with north winds 0 to 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

Thursday night, increasingly cloudy with rain likely after midnight. 80 percent chance for precipitation. Rainfall between 1/100 and 1/10-inch. Low around 40 degrees with east winds 0 to 5 mph.

Friday, April 30

Cloudy with rain likely. 90 percent chance for precipitation. Rainfall totals in the 1/4 to 1/2-inch range. High around 49 degrees with east winds 5 to 10 mph becoming north/northeast in the afternoon.

Friday night, mostly cloudy with a chance for showers. Chance for precipitation 50 percent. Low near 37 degrees with west/northwest winds 0 to 5 mph.

Medium Range Outlook: Saturday -Tuesday
An upper-level trough associated with the system will move across and east of the SJV Saturday. High pressure centered over the US Southeast will build up the East Coast Sunday into Monday. Another area of low-pressure tracks across southern New England Monday into Tuesday with a chance for showers across the SJV Monday evening and Tuesday.

Saturday, May 1

Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for scattered showers. High near 51 degrees with west/northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday night, partly cloudy with a 5 percent chance for isolated showers. Low around 33 degrees with west winds around 0 to 5 mph.

Sunday, May 2

Partly cloudy with a 5 percent chance for showers. High around 57 degrees with west winds 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday night, partly cloudy with a 10 percent chance for precipitation. Low near 35 degrees with west/southwest winds 0 to 5 mph.

Monday, May 3

Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for scattered showers in the afternoon. High around 61 degrees with west winds 5 to 10 mph.

Monday night, partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for scattered showers. Low near 41 degrees with west/northwest winds 0 to 5 mph.

Tuesday, May 4

Partly cloudy in the morning then partly sunny in the afternoon with a 20 percent chance for scattered showers. High near 59 degrees with northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday night, partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for scattered showers. Low around 38 degrees with northwest winds 0 to 5 mph.

Long-Range Trends: Wed. May 5 –  Tue. May 11
Near normal temperatures   /  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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