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Significant winter storm to bring heavy snow and ice from the Plains to the upper Midwest, Great Lakes and New England

A strong low pressure system will bring heavy snow, ice, and strong winds from the Plains to the upper Midwest, and western Great Lakes through tonight. Treacherous travel conditions are expected. Wintry precipitation will expand into portions of New England Tuesday into Tuesday night. An inclement pattern will also persist from northern California to the Pacific Northwest into the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Saranac Lake, Adirondack Regional Airport (KSLK)

Lat: 44.39°NLon: 74.2°WElev: 1663ft.

Overcast

0°C

32°F

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed E 13 km/h
Barometer 1019.5 mb (30.05 in)
Dewpoint -3°C (27°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-4°C (25°F)
Last update 22 Jan 1:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Lake Placid NY

Winter Weather Advisory until January 23, 07:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until January 23, 07:00am

    NOW until
    7:00am Tue

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of snow before 3pm, then snow and sleet likely between 3pm and 4pm, then sleet after 4pm.  High near 0. East wind 14 to 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow and sleet accumulation of around a centimeter possible.

    Snow/Sleet

    High: 0 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Freezing rain and sleet before 11pm, then rain or freezing rain between 11pm and midnight, then rain likely after midnight.  Low around -1. South wind 13 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.2 of a centimeter possible.  New sleet accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.

    Wintry Mix
    then Rain
    Likely

    Low: -1 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain.  High near 6. Southwest wind 11 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Rain

    High: 6 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain before 10pm, then snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around -11. West wind 18 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    Low: -11 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -9. West wind 22 to 27 km/h decreasing to 14 to 19 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.  New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: -9 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -19. Northwest wind 14 to 18 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -19 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near -12. Northwest wind 14 to 18 km/h.

    Cold

    High: -12 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -19. Northwest wind 10 to 16 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -19 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of snow before 3pm, then snow and sleet likely between 3pm and 4pm, then sleet after 4pm. High near 0. East wind 14 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow and sleet accumulation of around a centimeter possible.
Tonight
Freezing rain and sleet before 11pm, then rain or freezing rain between 11pm and midnight, then rain likely after midnight. Low around -1. South wind 13 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.2 of a centimeter possible. New sleet accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Tuesday
Rain. High near 6. Southwest wind 11 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain before 10pm, then snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around -11. West wind 18 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -9. West wind 22 to 27 km/h decreasing to 14 to 19 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -19. Northwest wind 14 to 18 km/h.
Thursday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near -12. Northwest wind 14 to 18 km/h.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -19. Northwest wind 10 to 16 km/h.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -6. West wind around 8 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -11. South wind 8 to 10 km/h.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 3. South wind 11 to 16 km/h.
Saturday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Southwest wind 14 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 3. Southwest wind 14 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Placid NY
 44.29°N 73.97°W (Elev. 572 m)
10:41 am EST Jan 22, 2018
2pm EST Jan 22, 2018-6pm EST Jan 28, 2018
 
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