Increased sunshine and lower temperatures
A cold front moves through the area early this morning with high pressure building behind us from the northwest.
The clouds stay where they are morning There are also a few small showers on the radar in the extreme southeast of the Finger Lakes area. The majority of the rain falls on eastern New York, heading to New England.
Dry air building behind the front is visible in dew points, falling into the 50s across western New York this morning.
As dry air moves eastward, our dew points will also decrease, and clouds will begin to break up. Some sun peaks will be possible Before noonwith a greater increase in sunlight during afternoon.
Northwest winds will blow behind the front but will not be very strong at speeds of just over 5 mph.
Some areas, namely urban centers and wide valleys in the Southern Tier, will reach near or just above 70 degrees today. Most areas will be in the upper 60s with highs in the mid 60s.
Tonight, Skies will be mostly clear outside of a few lake effect clouds near Lake Ontario. Some raindrops may emerge from these clouds.
Where it became clear Overnight Lows will reach 45-50 degrees. When lake-effect clouds develop, low or even mid 50s clouds will likely occur.
Any lake effect should dissipate Thursday morning. Skies will be generally sunny with moderate clouds appearing. The sky will remain partly cloudy during the period afternoon Before the sky clears again before sunset.
The wind will blow northwest again at a speed of between 5 and 10 knots per hour. Afternoon highs will be a couple of degrees cooler than today, with most areas in the mid 60s, but with some higher highs just shy of 60 degrees.
Thursday night You will once again be clear and cool. Even locations near the lake will drop into the 40s, and some parts of the Southern Tier and Central New York may see lows in the 40s or even an isolated pocket in the upper 30s.
Friday It will be mostly sunny with highs in the upper 60s. Wind speeds will be around 5 mph from the north.
Weather this weekend, next week
Saturday It will be another sunny day, but Hurricane Lee will move north just off the New England coast. While there will be no rain from Lee in our area, there may be a slight increase in winds and some clouds.
Winds will remain northerly between Lee and the high pressure system. Wind speeds may increase to near or slightly above 10 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
The sky may become overcast with fluffy clouds if Lee tracks far enough west. At least some sunlight may still be able to filter through these clouds, especially in the western half of the region.
With clouds and northerly winds, temperatures won’t get much warmer, with highs remaining in the upper 60s.
Lee will move quickly to the northeast, leaving for some sunshine to return Sunday. However, a small system will also move in, bringing some afternoon clouds and possibly some late showers.
On Sunday, the winds will swing to the west and southwest at a speed of about 5 miles per hour. This should give temperatures a slight boost into the low 70s.
Some scattered rain will continue Monday, But it doesn’t look like a one-day wash. Highs will return to the upper 60s.
the The rest of next week It also looks mostly dry with no next significant rain showers until the following weekend. Temperatures should stay near 70 degrees or just below until they warm up a bit late in the week.
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This figure represents the average for the entire Finger Lakes region. Local variations should be expected.
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