Thunderstorms and rain showers expected on and off today; temps in 80s and sunny skies forecast for weekend in St. Lawrence County
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 11:35 am

An upper level disturbance will bring showers and thunderstorms to parts of St. Lawrence County today, according to the National Weather Service.

Northern New York looks to have the better chance for showers and thunderstorms, with more isolated to scattered showers and storms expected across Vermont in the late afternoon.

There is a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms today wit a high near 72, the service says.

Skies should clear up and dry weather should greet residents on Saturday as highs will reach to nearly 80 with partly cloudy skies, NWS says.

A shift to quieter and drier conditions is expected for the weekend, before the next round of unsettled weather moves in early next week.

Overall, temperatures will trend warmer, close to seasonal normals.

The forecast through the middle of next week is as follows:

Saturday

Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 79. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

Saturday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 8 mph.

Sunday

A 30 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind 7 to 9 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Sunday Night

A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Monday

A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Monday Night

A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light southeast wind.

Tuesday

A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tuesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

Wednesday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 6 to 9 mph.

Wednesday Night

A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Thursday

A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 3 to 5 mph.