Weather: Beautiful sunny warm day today in North Country, partly sunny Sunday
Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 10:17 am

A pretty nice day is on tap for the North Country as high pressure over southern Ontario and Quebec slowly slides southeastward through the region.

The weather in the North Country will be sunny and warm today, clear and cool tonight, and partly sunny and warm with a slight chance of afternoon showers Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.

While there might be an increase in cloud cover through the day today, it will probably be in the form of puffy fair weather cumulus mainly over the higher terrain.

Look for a high near 80 on Monday and an increasing chance of rain through the week.

You can always get the latest weather data for the North Country or anywhere around the country through the NorthCountryNow.com weather page.

The NWS forecast for the St. Lawrence Valley and northwestern Adirondacks:

• Today: Sunny, with a high near 72. North wind around 5 mph.

• Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Light and variable wind.

• Sunday: Isolated showers after 3 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

• Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind around 8 mph.

• Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph.

• Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.

• Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. East wind 5 to 9 mph becoming north in the morning.

• Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

• Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Northeast wind around 7 mph.

• Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Light northeast wind.

• Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.

• Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

• Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Northeast wind around 8 mph.