Forecast: Cool summer day likely in St. Lawrence County with rain showers possible; weekend warmup expected
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 6:15 am

An east-west oriented frontal zone will settle southward across Northern New York today, bringing possible showers this morning, and continued mostly cloudy and relatively cool conditions for mid-July, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

Afternoon temperatures will range from the mid to upper 60s in many areas, with a few lower 70s in the southern valleys, NWS says.

The chance of precipitation is 60 percent with winds of 11 to 13 miles per hour, the service says. Overnight lows will be around 61.

Highs on Friday will be around 71 with a chance of showers, with thunderstorms possible after 3 p.m., NWS says.

A trend toward drier conditions is expected for the weekend, with temperatures warming closer to seasonal levels for mid-July.

The forecast through the middle of the week is as follows:

Friday

A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Friday Night

Showers likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Saturday

A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 3 to 5 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Saturday Night

A 30 percent chance of showers before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

Sunday

A 30 percent chance of showers after 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

Sunday Night

A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind.

Monday

Showers likely, mainly after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday Night

Showers likely, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Tuesday

A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 3 to 6 mph.

Tuesday Night

A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

Wednesday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.