JAMESTOWN – After a high of 49 degrees, which occurred at 6 AM this morning, temperatures have been falling down through the 40s all morning long.
We will likely end the day around 37 degrees with rain showers redeveloping this afternoon.
The in-house computer model has been showing additional rainfall totals less than a half inch but that is likely a bit conservative. Additional rainfall totals around a half inch to three quarters of an inch are possible, especially in areas that receive some heavier rain.
As colder air continues to be fed into the region, all the rain will change over to snow tonight and continue in pockets for Saturday and Sunday.
Not much change in the projected snowfall totals through Sunday morning. The highest hills of the Southern Tier could pick up around 3 to 4 inches with 1 to 3 inches along the lower elevations.
It appears that we could be close to 40 once again by Thursday of next week. Some of the longer-range models are trying to post to another warmup by New Year’s Eve.
However, as you know, that is out in Voodoo Country and things can, and will, change between now and then.
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