Thunderstorms and heat index near 90 in the forecast for St. Lawrence County today
The threat of showers and thunderstorms will increase later this morning in St. Lawrence County and continue through this evening before gradually decreasing in areal coverage overnight, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).
A concentrated area of showers and storms will develop over the Saint LawrenceValley late in the day and continue into the first part of the night, forecasters say.
The main threats will be heavy downpours and frequent lightning, the service says.
The high today will be around 85 with heat index values as high 90, forecasters say. Wind gusts will be as high as 22 miles per hour.
Showers are likely and a possible thunderstorm before 11 p.m. is in the forecast, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11 p.m.
The overnight low will be around 67.
The forecast through the middle of next week is as follows:
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. West wind around 8 mph.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
A chance of showers between 7pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. West wind 7 to 9 mph.
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 6 mph.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind around 9 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.