Winter weather advisory issued for St. Lawrence County as forecasters call for 3 to 7 inches of snow Tuesday
Monday, December 11, 2017 - 5:50 am

A winter weather advisory is in effect for St. Lawrence County from 1 a.m. Tuesday through 1 a.m. on Wednesday as a half foot of snow could hit the region creating hazardous conditions, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

Today will be the calm before the storm with mostly sunny skies and a high around 20 degrees, the service says.

A winter weather advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

Plan on slippery road conditions, and reduced visibility at times including on the morning commute Tuesday, NWS says. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 7 inches are expected in parts of the North Country.

Snow will begin around midnight tonight with 2 to 4 inches possible overnight and into the morning with a low around 16, forecasters say. Another 1 to 3 inches of snow is likely Tuesday night with an overnight low of 13 expected.

Snow is likely on Wednesday, but no real accumulation is projected by forecasters.

Expect cold weather following the storm before things warm up a bit into the 30s for the weekend.

The forecast through the weekend is as follows:

Tuesday

Snow. High near 29. East wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

Tuesday Night

Snow. Low around 13. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

Wednesday

Snow likely. Areas of blowing snow after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 16. West wind 11 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Wednesday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. West wind 9 to 15 mph.

Thursday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 13. West wind 6 to 8 mph.

Thursday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Light west wind.

Friday

Partly sunny, with a high near 20. Light south wind.

Friday Night

A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Light southwest wind.

Saturday

A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

Saturday Night

A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

Sunday

A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Southwest wind around 9 mph.