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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Saranac Lake, Adirondack Regional Airport (KSLK)

Lat: 44.39°NLon: 74.2°WElev: 1663ft.

Fair

72°F

22°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed Vrbl 7 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1019.2 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 11:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Placid NY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and midnight, then a chance of showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. West wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. West wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. West wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and midnight, then a chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. West wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. West wind 6 to 9 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48. Light and variable wind.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 71. Light and variable wind.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Placid NY
 44.29°N 73.97°W (Elev. 1877 ft)
9:42 am EDT Aug 20, 2019
12pm EDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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