JAMESTOWN – The clouds will still be with us through the afternoon but just like the past couple of days, the day will be rather useable for any outdoor activities you may want to do.
The cloud cover tonight, along with a southerly wind, will help keep temperatures nearly steady through the overnight. They may dip a couple of degrees but not much movement in the temperature department.
As milder air starts to push in on Friday, that will take our temperatures and boost them up into the 40s for the weekend. By Saturday, most areas could be about 10 degrees above average (36 is the normal high).
A deepening Low currently in the Southeastern US will move towards the Northeast Friday night through Sunday. While the current model guidance suggests the system will pass to the south of Western New York, the close proximity of the storm track to the region could be just enough to produce some rain showers across the Southern Tier over the weekend.
While this system could pose a flash flooding risk for the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic, Western New York will be spared from any major impacts.
Most of the computer models are showing less than a tenth of an inch of rain through Saturday morning, with a cumulative total of a half-inch through Sunday night.
While the advent of the rain will wash away the salt on our cars and the roads, the overall rainfall amounts will not be headline-worthy.
Looking ahead to Monday, the pattern will shift again meaning cold air will make a return to Western New York. While we’re forecasting a high of 30 on Tuesday, some areas will struggle to make it out of the upper 20s.
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