Changeable weather predicted in St. Lawrence Valley with chance of mixed precipitation Friday, sunny skies Saturday
Thursday, December 13, 2012 - 3:01 pm

The outlook for St. Lawrence Valley weather is changeable, with clouds increasing and a chance of rain and snow tomorrow and tomorrow night, then sunny and cooler Saturday, and a chance of snow Saturday night and Sunday.

High pressure over the North Country will keep the region mostly dry and skies mostly clear through tomorrow, until clouds move in late Friday and the chance of rain and snow appears at around sunset, according to the National Weather Service.

Temperatures will be a bit above normal tonight – a low of about 28 -- and winds could get gusty tonight and tomorrow, perhaps as high as 25 mph. Highs tomorrow are again expected to be around 40.

The low Friday night will be in the mid teens with possibly gusty winds and a small chance of precipitation before skies clear for Saturday.

The NWS forecast for the St. Lawrence Valley and the northwestern Adirondacks:

This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Southwest wind around 8 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Southwest wind around 8 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Friday: A slight chance of rain showers after 4pm, mixing with snow after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 41. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Friday Night: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 11pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Light northeast wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

Saturday Night: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Sunday: Snow likely, mainly after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday Night: Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday: A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Monday Night: A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tuesday: A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tuesday Night: A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Wednesday: A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 50%.