Widespread Summer Heat; Multiple Spots For Severe Weather

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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

63°F

17°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.2 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 7:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Placid NY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 56. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. West wind 7 to 11 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers between 9pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. West wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 56. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. West wind 7 to 11 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers between 9pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. West wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Light and variable wind.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 73. Light east wind.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Placid NY
 44.29°N 73.97°W (Elev. 1877 ft)
7:34 pm EDT Aug 20, 2019
8pm EDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2019
 
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