Unsettled Week for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Plains

An unsettled week is likely for the Western U.S. as a big storm system off the West Coast shifts into the Southwest and Four Corners region. Expect cooler temperatures, locally heavy rain showers for California coastal areas and widespread heavy mountain snow with lowering snow levels. Meanwhile, several days of critical fire weather concerns are expected for the southern High Plains this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Saranac Lake, Adirondack Regional Airport (KSLK)

Lat: 44.39°NLon: 74.2°WElev: 1663ft.

Overcast

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.18 in (1025.7 mb)
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 Mar 6:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles SSW Lake Placid NY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow showers before 1am, then a chance of freezing drizzle.  Cloudy, with a low around 22. Very windy, with a west wind 29 to 34 mph increasing to 35 to 40 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix and Very
    Windy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of freezing drizzle before 10am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 30. Windy, with a northwest wind 24 to 29 mph decreasing to 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Freezing
    Drizzle and
    Windy

    High: 30 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Northwest wind 11 to 16 mph becoming light and variable.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 44. Windy, with a southwest wind 23 to 28 mph increasing to 34 to 39 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 44 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers between 3am and 4am, then a chance of rain showers after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Very windy, with a southwest wind 31 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Very
    Windy then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Windy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Windy, with a southwest wind 31 to 34 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.

    Windy. Mostly
    Cloudy then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 46 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Strong and damaging winds, with a southwest wind 39 to 49 mph increasing to 50 to 60 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 75 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Damaging
    Winds

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Very windy, with a west wind 39 to 49 mph decreasing to 28 to 38 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Very Windy

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Very windy, with a west wind 47 to 50 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Very
    Windy

    Low: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of snow showers before 1am, then a chance of freezing drizzle. Cloudy, with a low around 22. Very windy, with a west wind 29 to 34 mph increasing to 35 to 40 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tuesday
A slight chance of freezing drizzle before 10am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 30. Windy, with a northwest wind 24 to 29 mph decreasing to 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Northwest wind 11 to 16 mph becoming light and variable.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 44. Windy, with a southwest wind 23 to 28 mph increasing to 34 to 39 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers between 3am and 4am, then a chance of rain showers after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Very windy, with a southwest wind 31 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Windy, with a southwest wind 31 to 34 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.
Thursday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Strong and damaging winds, with a southwest wind 39 to 49 mph increasing to 50 to 60 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 75 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Very windy, with a west wind 39 to 49 mph decreasing to 28 to 38 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Very windy, with a west wind 47 to 50 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. Very windy, with a northwest wind 39 to 49 mph decreasing to 22 to 32 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. Windy, with a northwest wind 26 to 32 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Blustery, with a northwest wind 23 to 25 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 22 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. North wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light and variable.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles SSW Lake Placid NY
 44.19°N 74.02°W (Elev. 3570 ft)
6:21 pm EST Mar 8, 2021
7pm EST Mar 8, 2021-6pm EDT Mar 15, 2021
 
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