JAMESTOWN – Today is one of those “get out and enjoy it” days as a storm system currently near Kansas City will be making its way towards the region overnight, bringing with it messy precipitation along with gusty winds through Tuesday.
Partly to mostly sunny skies will take us through the afternoon with seasonable temperatures in the mid to upper 30’s and a light wind.
As we head into tonight, a storm system currently located near Kansas City will take a track through the upper Great Lakes. Clouds will be on the increase early tonight with snow showers and a wintry mix beginning after midnight. Official low temperatures will occur early tonight, 28 to 33, then rising to 34 to 40 by the morning.
It will also become quite breezy overnight as well with a southeast wind 20 to 30 MPH with wind gusts nearing 45 MPH, especially near the Lake Erie shoreline and along the higher terrain.
Rain and snow showers will transition to all rain by the morning hours on Tuesday, tapering to on and off rain or snow showers for the afternoon. Highs 37 to 44.
Winds will still be a factor early in the day with gusts possibly up to 40 MPH at times, later diminishing for the afternoon.
Wednesday will be a mainly useable day with some scattered snow showers from time to time however cooler with highs in the upper 20’s.
A brief shift in the wind flow aloft will allow an upper-level trough to move through the region later in the week, brining another shot of Arctic air in. Morning lows on Thursday will drop into the lower teens to upper single digits in spots, only making it to the mid and upper teens for the afternoon.
Many spots around the Southern Tier will drop into the single digits Thursday night and to start the day on Friday. Even with a good supply of sunshine, a northerly wind will still keep us below normal in the upper 20’s.
As we head into the weekend, the winds aloft favor a milder pattern with partly to mostly sunny skies and temps nearing 40 once again.
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