St. John Valley weather for Nov. 9-15, 2022
High pressure will slide from Québec into southern New England today then move off Cape Cod tonight. High to mid-level clouds spilling over the top of the ridge will bring increased cloudiness over the Valley this afternoon. A warm front to the north of the region will allow a chance for scattered showers tonight into Thursday morning with little in the way of rainfall expected.
A cold front will slowly approach from the northwest Thursday with mostly cloudy skies in the morning becoming partly sunny in the afternoon. Some scattered showers are possible Wednesday afternoon into the evening hours. Partly cloudy skies will become mostly cloudy after midnight across the Valley with a slight chance for showers Friday morning.
High pressure in the Atlantic will pick up Nicole on the western periphery, and the storm is expected to track up the eastern U.S. with southerly flow setting up across the region Friday. Rain is expected to overspread the Valley Friday afternoon and continue overnight into Saturday.
Today and tonight
Mostly sunny in the morning then increasingly cloudy in the afternoon with a high around 43 degrees. Northwest wind around 5 mph in the morning becoming south in the afternoon at 3-4 mph.
Tonight, mostly cloudy with a low near 35 degrees. 50 percent chance for showers after midnight with precipitation totals around 0.01-inch expected. Southwest wind 5-6 mph gusting in the 15-20 mph range.
Thursday, Nov. 10
Mostly cloudy with a high around 52 degrees. 40 percent chance for showers. Southwest wind 8-9 mph becoming west 9-10 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday night, mostly cloudy with a low near 45 degrees. 30 percent chance for showers. West wind 4-6 mph gusting in the 15-20 mph range.
Friday, Nov. 11 / Veterans Day
Mostly cloudy with a high near 59 degrees. 40 percent chance for rain in the afternoon.West wind 4-5 mph becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Friday night, cloudy with a 100 percent chance for rain. Rain may be heavy at times. Low near 48 degrees. Southeast wind 0-7 mph.
Days 4 to 7: Saturday-Tuesday
Rain, heavy at times will continue through Saturday before tapering to showers overnight into Sunday with some snow showers possibly mixing in. Showers are expected to continue Sunday into the afternoon as an upper trough moves across the area. Showers Sunday night will mix with snow after midnight before changing to snow showers Monday morning. Snow showers will taper off Monday afternoon with partly sunny skies over the region. High pressure to the north of the Great Lakes will bring partly cloudy skies Monday night and Tuesday.
Saturday, Nov. 12
Cloudy with a 90 percent chance for rain. Rain may be heavy at times. High around 55 degrees. Northeast wind 0-7 mph.
Saturday night, mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance for rain in the evening tapering to showers overnight mixing with some snow showers possibly. Low near 35 degrees. Northwest wind 0-7 mph.
Sunday, Nov. 13
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance for showers. High around 45 degrees. West wind 0-7 mph.
Sunday night, mostly cloudy with a low near 29 degrees. 30 percent chance for showers in the evening mixing with then changing to snow showers after midnight. Northwest wind 0-7 mph.
Monday, Nov. 14
Partly sunny and breezy with a high around 38 degrees. 20 percent chance for morning snow showers tapering off in the afternoon. West wind 8-14 mph.
Monday night, partly cloudy with a low near 22 degrees. West wind 0-7 mph.
Tuesday, Nov. 15
Partly cloudy with a high near 38 degrees. West wind 8-14 mph.
Tuesday night, partly cloudy and cold with a low near 22 degrees. West wind 0-7 mph.
8- to 14-day trends: Wednesday, Nov. 16-Tuesday, Nov. 22
Below normal temperatures / Near 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.