Rain possible Sunday & Monday with temperatures decreasing throughout week
Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 10:41 am

The National Weather Service says there is a chance of rain on Sunday with close to 100 percent odds the following day, with temperatures slowly going down throughout the coming week.

Meteorologists are calling 40 to 60 percent chances of rain around St. Lawrence County on Sunday, with temperatures in the low 70s, with 20 to 30 percent chances of nighttime rain in some communities and temperatures in the high 50s. The Star Lake area has 60 percent chances of rain tonight.

Monday brings 90 to 100 percent chances of rain with temperatures around 70 and 30 to 60 percent chances of rain at night with temperatures in the mid 50s.

The following three days are forecast to be mostly sunny with temperatures startingin the low 70s Tuesday, dropping to the low 60s Wednesday and Thursday. Night time temperatures Tuesday and Wednesday are forecast in the mid 40s.

The detailed forecast for Potsdam:

Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a southwest wind 16 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Sunday night: A slight chance of showers between 1am and 2am, then a chance of rain after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Monday: Rain. High near 67. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

Monday night: Rain likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. West wind 3 to 6 mph.

Tuesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind around 5 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Northeast wind around 6 mph.

Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. East wind around 6 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Southeast wind around 6 mph.

Thursday night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southeast wind around 7 mph.

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 66. South wind around 9 mph.

Friday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southwest wind around 8 mph.