Significant Outbreak Of Severe Thunderstorms, Violent Tornadoes, And Heavy Rain In The Plains Today

A potent spring storm system is expected to produce an outbreak of severe weather in parts of the Plains today. Very large hail, damaging winds, flash flooding, and large/violent tornadoes are possible. The area most likely to experience significant tornadoes stretches from the Texas Hill Country through central Oklahoma. Residents should review severe weather safety and heed any warnings. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Saranac Lake, Adirondack Regional Airport (KSLK)

Lat: 44.39°NLon: 74.2°WElev: 1663ft.

Overcast

66°F

19°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed SW 13 G 25 mph
Barometer 29.70 in (1004.9 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 May 12:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Placid NY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69. West wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly between 9pm and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind 11 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. West wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Northwest wind 9 to 17 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 63. North wind around 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. South wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Light and variable wind.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. West wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers likely, mainly between 9pm and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind 11 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. West wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Northwest wind 9 to 17 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 63. North wind around 11 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Light and variable wind.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. South wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Light and variable wind.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. South wind around 6 mph.
Saturday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. West wind 6 to 8 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Placid NY
 44.29°N 73.97°W (Elev. 1877 ft)
9:43 am EDT May 20, 2019
12pm EDT May 20, 2019-6pm EDT May 26, 2019
 
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