Winter weather advisory issued for St. Lawrence County with gusty winds, snow likely
A winter weather advisory is in effect for the North Country through 1 p.m. Saturday as gusty winds and blowing snow could create hazardous driving conditions.
Low pressure approaching from the west will bring a period of rain showers and possibly a light wintry mix to portions of St. Lawrence County this morning, then transitioning to snow this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).Expect temps to drop today to around 31 by 5 p.m. with wind gusts as high as 20 mph, forecasters say.
NWS says 1-3 inches of snow is possible today, with another 1-3 inches possible overnight.
Significant higher elevation upslope snow is expected tonight through mid-morning Saturday before tapering off, NWS says.
Winds will be gusty tonight and Saturday, making for some difficult travel conditions especially over the mountains, as well as wind chills in the single digits Saturday morning, the service says. After briefly drying on Sunday, active weather will return for the new work week.
The forecast through next Thursday is as follows:
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 7am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 28. West wind 13 to 15 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.QA
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind 5 to 8 mph.
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. South wind 7 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Southwest wind around 9 mph.
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. West wind 9 to 11 mph.
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind around 8 mph.
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph.