JAMESTOWN – Record breaking cold temperatures are blanketing the area.
Weather forecasters say on Tuesday night Jamestown broke its pervious low temperature record of 17 degrees set back in 1961, after temps dipped down to 16 at the Jamestown airport around 11 p.m.
Early Wednesday morning, temperatures went even lower, dipping into the low teens.
Forecasters expect temps to get a bit warmer throughout the day. Wednesday’s high is forecasted at 26 degrees.
Later in the week, temperatures will “warm up” even more, with highs on Thursday and Friday predicted to be in the mid to upper 30s.
We have another new record. ✔ It is currently 16 degrees at the #Jamestown airport as of 11 PM. This breaks the old record Low temperature of 17, set in 1961. Now, we play the game of “how much lower can we go by morning?” @WNYNewsNow #SouthernTier #WNY #nywx pic.twitter.com/5qg0OEOoNN
— Dakota Hunter (@HuntersWx) November 13, 2019