Severe Storms in the Midwest and Ohio Valley; Strong Winter Storm in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Plains

Severe storms capable of producing large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes, some of which could be strong will be possible in the Midwest and Ohio Valley through tonight. A strong winter storm continues to produce impacts across the west including heavy snow, gusty winds and rain. Critical fire weather conditions will continue across the Texas Panhandle into Oklahoma through this evening. Read More >

Current conditions at

Saranac Lake, Adirondack Regional Airport (KSLK)

Lat: 44.39°NLon: 74.2°WElev: 1663ft.

Fair

52°F

11°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed S 13 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.69 in (1006.5 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill48°F (9°C)
Last update 27 Feb 7:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Lake Placid NY

High Wind Watch February 28, 01:00pm until February 29, 07:00am
Flood Watch February 28, 01:00pm until February 29, 07:00am
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High Wind Watch
Flood Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 48 by 5am. South wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 57. Breezy, with a south wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 57 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain showers before 8pm, then snow showers likely.  Low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -13. Windy, with a west wind 24 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Windy.
    Rain/Snow
    then Snow
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 7 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -14. Breezy, with a west wind 22 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 15 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. Southwest wind 13 to 17 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 48 by 5am. South wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 57. Breezy, with a south wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Rain showers before 8pm, then snow showers likely. Low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -13. Windy, with a west wind 24 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -14. Breezy, with a west wind 22 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. Southwest wind 13 to 17 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Southeast wind around 7 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. South wind around 9 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. South wind 8 to 11 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Placid NY
 44.3°N 74°W (Elev. 1900 ft)
6:03 pm EST Feb 27, 2024
8pm EST Feb 27, 2024-6pm EST Mar 5, 2024
 
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