Hazardous weather outlook issued for St. Lawrence County as gusty winds of 40 mph possible; highs near 60 expected today
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 5:57 am

There is a hazardous outlook today for St. Lawrence County with winds gusts of 25 to 40 miles per hour possible today, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

Low pressure will pull away from the region today with morning light rains tapering off by afternoon, the service says.

Highs today will be in the low 60s with winds of 13 to 17 mph and strong gusts possible which could cause downed trees or power lines, NWS says.

The overnight low will be around 44 with light winds, the service says.

High pressure building into the region through mid-week will bring a dramatic warming trend to the area by Wednesday into Thursday of this week.

Highs on Wednesday and Thursday are expected to be in the mid 80s. A few stronger thunderstorms will be possible on Thursday as well.

A return to cooler, more seasonable weather is expected by next weekend.

The forecast through next weekend is as follows:

Tuesday

Sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 5 to 8 mph.

Tuesday Night

Increasing clouds, with a low around 53. South wind around 6 mph.

Wednesday

Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 7 to 17 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

Wednesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph.

Thursday

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 10 to 17 mph.

Thursday Night

A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southwest wind around 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Friday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph.

Friday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. North wind 6 to 8 mph.

Saturday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. North wind around 6 mph.

Saturday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.

Sunday

A 50 percent chance of sh