Heavy Rainfall Possible Across the Central U.S.; Poor Air Quality Across the Northwest and North Central States

Thunderstorms will produce locally heavy rainfall and possibly some flash flooding across central portions of the country through tonight, with a few strong to locally severe thunderstorms possible. Otherwise, smoke from the wildfires burning across western North America will continue to create poor air quality across northern portions of the country. Read More >

Current conditions at

Saranac Lake, Adirondack Regional Airport (KSLK)

Lat: 44.39°NLon: 74.2°WElev: 1663ft.

Partly Cloudy

15°C

59°F

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 1019.7 mb (30.12 in)
Dewpoint 14°C (58°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 19 Aug 8:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Placid NY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy dense fog after 2am.  Otherwise, clear, then becoming cloudy toward daybreak, with a low around 10. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Dense Fog

    Low: 10 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Patchy dense fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then clearing, with a high near 24. Light and variable wind becoming south 8 to 13 km/h in the morning.

    Patchy Dense
    Fog then
    Sunny

    High: 24 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 12. Southeast wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 12 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. South wind 8 to 18 km/h.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 24 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers.  Low around 16. South wind 16 to 23 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Showers

    Low: 16 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely, mainly before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Southwest wind 13 to 18 km/h becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 19 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 20. Northwest wind 10 to 14 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 20 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 9. West wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 9 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy dense fog after 2am. Otherwise, clear, then becoming cloudy toward daybreak, with a low around 10. Calm wind.
Monday
Patchy dense fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then clearing, with a high near 24. Light and variable wind becoming south 8 to 13 km/h in the morning.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12. Southeast wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. South wind 8 to 18 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Showers. Low around 16. South wind 16 to 23 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Wednesday
Showers likely, mainly before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Southwest wind 13 to 18 km/h becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 20. Northwest wind 10 to 14 km/h.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 9. West wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 23. West wind 5 to 8 km/h.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12. Calm wind.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 24. Light south wind increasing to 6 to 11 km/h in the morning.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. South wind 8 to 10 km/h.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. Southwest wind 5 to 11 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Placid NY
 44.29°N 73.97°W (Elev. 572 m)
2:49 pm EDT Aug 19, 2018
9pm EDT Aug 19, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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