Freezeup in North Country should ease tomorrow
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 9:18 am

Rainfall yesterday has frozen as temperatures dropped drastically since yesterday, and the national Weather Service is warning of potentially hazardous travel today because of it.

Skies will clear off and the highs today will reach into the mid to upper 20s.

Clear skies will prevail as the temperature drops into the mid teens tonight.

Partly sunny skies are predicted for tomorrow, with a brief period of snow showers around noon. Highs will be about 35.

After a cloudy night with temperatures around 20 tomorrow night, skies are expected to clear Thursday with highs possibly reaching into the 40s

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

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Light and variable wind.

Wednesday: A slight chance of snow showers between 11am and 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 35. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 43.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

Sunday: A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Sunday Night: A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Monday: A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 30%.