Temperatures to finally stay above zero; snow possible tonight, Saturday
Friday, January 25, 2013 - 2:50 pm

St. Lawrence County residents will finally get a break from below zero temperatures this weekend.

Temperatures are expected to remain above zero through the weekend and early next week, with some snow showers expected Saturday.

A high pressure system from the western part of the state will move toward St. Lawrence County this afternoon, bringing with it continued cold and dry weather, according to the National Weather Service.

Light snow is possible in the southern part of the county tonight, but accumulation will be minimal, the service reports.

Another high-pressure system is expected to bring sunny and dry weather Sunday, but temperatures will remain below average, according to the service. Temperatures are forecasted to remain above zero degrees, however.

Weather should begin to warm up Tuesday and Wednesday, bringing the potential for mixed wintry precipitation, the service said.

A full forecast follows. For more up to date information visit our weather page, http://northcountrynow.com/weather.

• This Afternoon: Cloudy, with a high near 13. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

• Tonight: A 30 percent chance of light snow, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 4. Calm wind. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

• Saturday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 17. Light and variable wind becoming west 8 to 13 mph in the morning. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

• Saturday Night: Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around -5. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

• Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 12. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

• Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -2. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

• Monday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Southeast wind around 6 mph.

• Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 22. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

• Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

• Tuesday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Southwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

• Wednesday: A chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 39. Southwest wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

• Wednesday Night: A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 20. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

• Thursday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. West wind 9 to 13 mph.