Sunshine, temps in mid-80s expected for St. Lawrence County during July 4 weekend
Weak high pressure over the St. Lawrence Valley today will lead to mostly dry and quiet Independence Day weather conditions, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).
Sunny skies and a high near 86 is expected today, the service says. An overnight low of 61 is likely.The rest of the weekend will also remain rather quiet with just a slight chance of some afternoon shower Sunday, forecasters say. The high Sunday is expected to be 84.
Looking ahead to next week, temperatures and humidity will be on the rise as highs will reach the upper 80s to low 90s, bringing with it potential heat advisory concerns, NWS says.
The forecast through Friday is as follows:
A slight chance of showers between 2pm and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light and variable wind becoming southeast around 6 mph after midnight.
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
A 30 percent chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 8 mph.
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a chance of showers between 7pm and 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Southwest wind around 9 mph.
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Southwest wind 10 to 13 mph.