North Country in for sunny late-winter weekend
Saturday, March 9, 2013 - 10:26 am

The North Country is in for a beautiful late-winter weekend.

Mostly clear skies and daytime temperatures much above normal will prevail this weekend, according to the National Weather Service, while the overnight low tonight will dip into the teens under clear skies.

Cloudy and rainy conditions will move in next week with the possibility of some snow by Tuesday night as temperatures drop.

You can follow weather developments here and around the country through our weather page at http://www.NorthCountryNow.com/weather.

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

• Today: Sunny, with a high near 42. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning.

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

• Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Southeast wind 3 to 8 mph.

• Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. South wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

• Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

• Monday Night: Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 38. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

• Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly before 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 44. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

• Tuesday Night: A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

• Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. West wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

• Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

• Thursday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. West wind 10 to 16 mph.

• Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. West wind 5 to 9 mph.

• Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. West wind 5 to 14 mph.