Cloudiness, chance of rain to linger over St. Lawrence Valley
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 2:47 pm

Cloudiness and a chance of showers will linger over the St. Lawrence Valley for a few more days, according to the National Weather Service.

A warm front is moving through the region, bringing warm temperatures and gusty winds into the North Country through Friday, when a cold front takes over, with rain showers and cool and breezy conditions in the region on Saturday.

The chance of rain is put at 20 percent this afternoon, 30 percent tonight and tomorrow, and up to 70 percent tomorrow night.

The latest weather info and links to forecasts and info around the country can be found on the NorthCountryNow.com weather page.

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

• This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

• Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly between 7pm and 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Windy, with a south wind 21 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

• Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 74. Windy, with a south wind 23 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

• Friday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 36. Breezy, with a southwest wind 21 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

• Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Windy, with a southwest wind 23 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph.

• Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 21. West wind 5 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

• Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 47. North wind around 6 mph.

• Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 25. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight.

• Monday: Sunny, with a high near 58. South wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

• Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. East wind 3 to 5 mph.

• Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. East wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

• Tuesday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 37. South wind 8 to 11 mph.

• Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 60. South wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.