Scattered Showers This Afternoon, Warming Up By The Middle Of The Week

JAMESTOWN – Several waves of Low pressure will be coming our way this week, relating to a rather week.

Rain today will be rather scattered. The day will not be a total washout however. Temps will still remain below average in the lower 50’s. The rain does turn more widespread tonight with the possibility for a couple rumbles of thunder this evening.

Rain becomes scattered once again on Tuesday with temps starting to warm back up as Warm front approaches. We will still be below average but highs should be in the upper 50’s for everybody.

The 70’s will return for Wednesday and Thursday with widespread rain showers. The weekend is looking rather dry at this point but one of the models are trying to bring in some isolated showers both days. We are keeping them out of the forecast for now.

Storm Spotter Training: The National Weather Service in Buffalo will be conducting their first ever online training class on Tues., May 2 at 7:00 p.m. For the online training, you do need to pre-register as spots for the online are limited. You can register your spot a

Attendees will learn many topics to become a trained storm spotter, such as identifying storm structure, basic meteorology relating to severe convection (severe thunderstorms, tornadoes, etc),  severe weather safety, and proper reporting techniques.

WNYNewsNow encourages everyone to attend a training session; the weather industry is in desperate need of more trained spotters. What many people may not know is that spotters actually contribute to the warning process. Remember, Doppler radar looks above the ground; it’s only spotters who see what is happening down at the ground.

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