Winter weather advisory in effect in North Country; hazardous driving, power outages, low visibility expected
Monday, March 18, 2013 - 4:58 pm

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for northern St. Lawrence County which will remain in effect from midnight Monday through 8 a.m. Wednesday.

Hazardous driving conditions are anticipated Tuesday along with isolated power outages from heavy snow and gusting winds, the service warns. Visibility may drop below one mile at times tonight and Tuesday.

Heavy wet snow with a possible accumulation of three to seven inches is expected, according to the service. The snow is expected to begin around midnight tonight, becoming heavy at times.

The snow will likely taper off to rain and snow showers Tuesday morning, followed by additional snow Tuesday afternoon, the service says.

The weather will clear early Wednesday morning, the service predicts.

The full forecast follows. For up to date weather information visit our weather page at northcountrynow.com/weather. For news on cancellations visit our cancellation page at northcountrynow.com/cancellations-delays.

• Tonight Snow, mainly after 10pm. Low around 23. Southeast wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

• Tuesday Snow before 4pm, then rain and snow likely. High near 35. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

• Tuesday Night Snow, mainly before 2am. Low around 21. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

• Wednesday Snow showers likely, mainly between 7am and 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Southwest wind 7 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

• Wednesday Night A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 20. Southwest wind 8 to 14 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

• Thursday A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

• Thursday Night A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 16. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

• Friday A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 35. West wind 5 to 11 mph.

• Friday Night A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind 5 to 8 mph.

• Saturday A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

• Saturday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. North wind 3 to 6 mph.

• Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.

• Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. North wind around 6 mph.

• Monday Calm wind.