Sunshine to dominate St. Lawrence County skies today; thunderstorms with gusty winds, hail possible Wednesday
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 5:49 am

Plenty of sunshine with comfortable temperatures and humidity levels can be expected today across the North Country, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

Highs today will generally be in the mid-70s to lower 80s with light winds, forecasters say. The overnight low will likely be around 59.

An active day is anticipated on Wednesday with showers and thunderstorms likely, especially during the afternoon hours, NWS says.

A few stronger storms are possible, which will be capable of producing gusty winds, small hail, localized heavy rainfall, and frequent lightning, the service says.

Cooler and drier weather likely returns toward the end of the week.

The forecast through Monday is as follows:

Wednesday

Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Wednesday Night

Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Thursday

Partly sunny, with a high near 75. West wind 8 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. West wind around 6 mph.

Friday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. West wind 6 to 9 mph.

Friday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

Saturday

Sunny, with a high near 73. West wind 3 to 6 mph.

Saturday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Calm wind.

Sunday

Sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Light east wind.

Monday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind around 6 mph.