JAMESTOWN – After starting out the day in the single digits across much of the Southern Tier today, we should rebound to around average, with a good amount of sunshine.
A warmup is in the cards for the next couple of days, but a likely developing La Niña pattern within the next seven or so days, will likely skyrocket temperatures across the Eastern half of North America.
First Defense Forecast:
Today: Nice and plentiful sunshine. A few more clouds develop later in the day. Around averages Highs of 31 in the valleys to 37 at the lakeshore, with a South wind 4 to 8 MPH.
Tonight: Partly Cloudy early. Thickening clouds throughout the night. Early Lows of 25 to 29, rising into the lower to mid 30s by dawn. South wind 7 to 12 MPH.
Wednesday: Partial sunshine. Clouds increase in the late afternoon with a chance of a rain shower. Mild day. Southwest breeze of 10 to 14 MPH will keep the immediate lake communities a bit cooler; 44 lakeshore to 49 inland. Chance of rain 20%.
Thursday: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy intervals. Another mild day. High 53. Chance of rain 60%.
Friday: Rain and snow showers early, becoming all snow by the afternoon. Cooler, but near average. High 34. Chance of snow 60%.
Saturday: Partly cloudy. Remaining near average. High 34.
Sunday: Partly cloudy and milder. High 46.
Monday: Partly to mostly cloudy. Chance for a few rain showers. Mild. High 50. Chance of rain 50%