Gusty winds with mild temps expected across St. Lawrence County today, forecasters say
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 9:34 am

Another day of gusty winds and mild temperatures is expected across the North Country today, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

These gusty winds will diminish heading into the evening as the pressure gradient weakens and a period of calmer weather is expected on Thursday, the service says.

Forecasters say the high today will be around 52 with a 30 percent chance of showers. Wind gusts could be as high as 32 miles per hour.

A developing low pressure system will track just to our west on Friday and bring widespread rainfall at sea level and a mix of rain, sleet, freezing rain and snow at elevations above 2500 feet, the service says.

Precipitation will taper off heading into Saturday but continued showers are possible throughout the weekend with temperatures cooling off through the weekend as well, NWS says.

The forecast through next Tuesday is as follows:

Thursday

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. West wind 11 to 15 mph.

Thursday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm after midnight.

Friday

Rain, mainly after 1pm. High near 41. Light east wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Friday Night

Rain. Low around 34. East wind 7 to 9 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Saturday

A chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers between 11am and 2pm, then a chance of snow showers after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. West wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Saturday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. West wind 10 to 16 mph.

Veterans Day

Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. West wind 7 to 9 mph.

Sunday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.

Monday

A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. South wind around 6 mph.

Monday Night

A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. South wind around 6 mph.

Tuesday

Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 38. East wind around 7 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.