Unseasonably warm temperatures, possibly record breaking, expected to bring rain to North Country Wednesday
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 5:41 pm

A low pressure system is expected to move through the North Country tonight and into Thursday, bringing unseasonably high temperatures, according to the National Weather Service.

Temperatures are expected to reach as high as 54 degrees Wednesday, dipping back into the 30s on Thursday.

A 54 degree temperature would set a new record, with the current high temperature record of 49 degrees set in 1988, according to Weather Underground.

A series of more low pressure systems is expected to follow over the next several days.

A high pressure system may moved into the area over the weekend, but precipitation and higher than normal temperatures are expected through Thursday, the service says.

Rain showers are expected to accompany the warmer temperatures, according to the weather service. The rain is expected to transition back into snow on Thursday.

Snowy conditions and temperatures in the high teens to mid-twenties are expected to reign this weekend, the service predicts.

See the full forecast below. For up to date weather conditions visit our weather page at http://northcountrynow.com/weather.

• Late Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Light east wind.

• Tonight: Showers likely, mainly between 10pm and 4am. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 37 by 5am. Southeast wind 5 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

• Wednesday: Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a south wind 14 to 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

• Wednesday Night: Showers. Low around 32. South wind 14 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

• Thursday: Rain and snow showers likely before 11am, then a chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Windy, with a west wind 22 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

• Thursday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 10. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

• Friday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 19. West wind 9 to 13 mph.

• Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

• Saturday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

• Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 12. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

• Sunday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 28. South wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

• Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. West wind 6 to 10 mph.

• Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 22. West wind 5 to 8 mph.

• Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 13. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

• Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.