Wind chill watch issued for SLC Thursday through Saturday; wind chills as low as -45 possible
A wind chill watch is in effect from late Thursday until Saturday evening in St. Lawrence County.
Dangerously cold wind chills are possible with lows around 30 to 45 below zero possible, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).Forecasters predict lowest wind chills will be between Friday evening and Saturday morning.
The dangerously cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 5 minutes, NWS says. Have a plan for extreme cold conditions. Prepare your car for cold
weather and ensure your home has sufficient heat. During the event, cover exposed skin and wear multiple layers of loose-fitting, light weight, and warm clothing.
The weather will be a bit warmer today with a high near 22 and wind chill values as low as -1, NWS says. Overnight the low will be around 15.
extended forecast through Tuesday is as follows:
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Southwest wind 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Snow showers, mainly before midnight. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around -11. Wind chill values as low as -22. Southwest wind 13 to 17 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -5. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Partly cloudy, with a low around -22. West wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Sunny and cold, with a high near 8. Southwest wind around 7 mph.
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Southeast wind 5 to 13 mph.
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 21 mph.
A chance of snow showers, mixing with rain after 8pm, then gradually ending. Cloudy, with a low around 21. Southwest wind 11 to 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Partly sunny, with a high near 29. West wind around 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph.