St. Lawrence County forecast: sunny skies, warm temperatures through Friday, chance of rain Tuesday night
Monday, August 25, 2014 - 2:31 pm

St. Lawrence County should see clear skies and summer temperatures through Friday, the National Weather Service predicts.

Canton and Potsdam will see the highest thermometer readings today, the NWS says, with the highs in those towns predicted at 84.

Massena, Gouverneur and Canton could see temperatures as high as 86 with clear skies on Tuesday, meteorologists say.

Tuesday night may get a little wet. The NWS is calling for a 30 to 40 percent chance of showers throughout the county between 10 p.m. and 2 a.m.

Starting on Wednesday, clouds will come in and temperatures will drop into the high 70s, according to forecasters. Thermometers could go as high as 77 in Massena and Canton, and a few degrees cooler in the mountainous regions.

The extended forecast for Canton:

This afternoon - Sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 6 to 8 mph.

Tonight - Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Light south wind.

Tuesday - Sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

Tuesday night - A 40 percent chance of showers after 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind around 8 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Wednesday - Partly sunny, with a high near 77. West wind around 8 mph.

Wednesday night - Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Thursday - Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

Thursday night - Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Light north wind.

Friday - Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Calm wind.

Friday night - Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.

Saturday - A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Southwest wind around 8 mph.

Saturday night - A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Light southwest wind.

Sunday - A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.