Winter weather arrives: Caution advised on morning commute as ice and snow create slippery conditions in parts of St. Lawrence County
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 5:57 am

Snow, ice, and cold weather has finally arrived in the North Country as much of St. Lawrence County received a dusting of snow overnight along with a thin coat of ice.

Extra time is advised for the morning commute this morning as ice and snow have created slippery conditions on untreated roads, sidewalks and parking lots this morning across St. Lawrence County, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

Forecasters also say that a strong cold front has brought subfreezing temperatures and gusty winds to the North Country this morning with gusts of 30 to 40 miles per hour possible this morning and throughout the day.

Winds will begin to die down around sunset, NWS said.

Highs today will reach into the mid-20s with partly sunny skies and winds of 15 to 20 mph, the service says.

Tonight will be clear and cold with lows near 8 degrees, NWS says.

Veteran’s Day is see highs around 30 with sunny skies early and partly skies expected in the afternoon, the service says.

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

Veterans Day

Sunny in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Highs around 30. Light and variable winds.

Saturday Night

Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. Light and variable winds.

Sunday

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s. South winds around 10 mph.

Sunday Night

Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.

Monday

Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s.

Monday Night

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

Tuesday

Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s.

Tuesday Night

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

Wednesday

Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s.

Wednesday Night

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the mid 30s.

Thursday

Partly sunny with a chance of rain or snow showers. Highs in the mid 40s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.