Dry start to weekend expected to end with rain in St. Lawrence County
Friday, March 27, 2020 - 9:36 am

Dry weather returns to the North Country today and persists right through Saturday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

Mostly cloudy skies this morning will turn to mostly sunny skies with a high near 47, forecasters say. Overnight the low will be around 27.

Temperatures will be slightly above seasonal normals through Saturday as well with mostly sunny skies and highs near 54, the service says.

The pattern will change starting Saturday night as low pressure slowly moves across the region Sunday and Monday, the service says. Widespread precipitation is expected during this time period, mainly in the form of rain.

Drier weather will return for the middle of next week.

The forecast through Thursday is as follows:

Saturday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph in the morning.

Saturday Night

Rain, mainly after 11pm. Low around 39. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Sunday

Rain. High near 54. South wind 14 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Sunday Night

Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 42. South wind 9 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Monday

Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 49. Southwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday Night

A 40 percent chance of rain before 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 34. Northwest wind around 7 mph.

Tuesday

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

Tuesday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

Wednesday

Partly sunny, with a high near 49. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

Wednesday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

Thursday

A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 49. North wind 5 to 7 mph.