Showers expected to continue through evening, could give way to thunderstorms in Canton
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 2:34 pm

Showers are expected to continue in St. Lawrence County throughout the evening and could give way to thunderstorms in some areas, the National Weather Service says.

Meteorologists say the precipitation will hold out the longest in Massena and Potsdam, hanging around until 9 p.m. at the latest. Temperatures tonight will get into the low 50s, forecasters say.

Canton has a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7 and 8 p.m., with a slight chance of rain afterward, the NWS says.

On Tuesday, forecasters are calling for a 20 percent chance of showers after 2 p.m. in Ogdensburg and Canton, with the same chances after 3 p.m. in Massena and Potsdam. Temperatures are predicted to be in the low 70s.

The detailed forecast for Massena:

This afternoon - Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 63. North wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight - Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers between 9pm and midnight. Low around 52. West wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tuesday - A 20 percent chance of showers after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. West wind 7 to 10 mph.

Tuesday night - Mostly clear, with a low around 53. South wind 5 to 7 mph.

Wednesday - A 40 percent chance of showers after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. South wind 5 to 7 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Wednesday night - A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind 3 to 5 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Thursday - A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 6 to 8 mph.

Thursday night - A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

Friday - Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. South wind 3 to 6 mph.

Friday night - Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Light south wind.

Saturday - A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind.

Saturday night - A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Calm wind.

Sunday - A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.