Fresh Coating Of Snow Tonight, Mild And Wet Weekend Ahead

JAMESTOWN – The afternoon today will be rather useable but clouds will stick around the area. 

A frontal boundary to our Southwest will move through Western New York tonight and trigger the chance for a snow showers throughout the nighttimes hours.

As the boundary moves Northeast, the snow will come to an end by Thursday morning, leaving the afternoon dry but still chilly.

Like the past couple of days, any snow that accumulates will not be a showstopper. Most locations could see less than an inch, with the chances of 1 or 1.5 inches confined mainly to the highest hills of the Southern Tier, as often is the case.

As we’ve been mentioning all week, the upper air wind pattern will begin to change going into Friday, favoring more of a southerly flow aloft.

When we have a southernly wind direction, that will often bring in warmer air from the south and boost our temperatures up.

The rain over the weekend will be associated with a deep Low moving up from the Southeastern US that will be ridding just to our south.

While it will take a track that will result in the Southern Tier getting brushed with moisture, it will pass far enough south to spare us from any major impacts, such as flooding, for example.

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