Clouds, rain, gusty winds expected in St. Lawrence County today through Friday
Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 11:55 am

Cloudiness will increase and we can expect rain and gusty winds tonight into tomorrow with temperatures staying about where they are until things warm up a bit on Saturday, according to the forecast from the National Weather Service.

East winds at about 15 mph tonight could gust to about 25 mph.The chance of rain in St. Lawrence County is expected to diminish but linger Friday night into Saturday, and then be revived early next week.

Rainfall amounts are predicted to be a quarter to half an inch tonight and hafl to three-quarters of an inch Friday.

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

• This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Northeast wind around 11 mph.

• Tonight: Rain likely, mainly after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 35. East wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

• Friday: Rain. High near 39. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

• Friday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 37. East wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

• Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 46. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

• Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

• Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. West wind 13 to 16 mph.

• Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. South wind around 6 mph.

• Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Southeast wind 7 to 13 mph.

• Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Southeast wind 5 to 11 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

• Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Southwest wind around 14 mph.

• Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind 5 to 8 mph.

• Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. North wind around 6 mph.