First Defense Weather: Calm Saturday Followed By A Rainy, Windy Sunday

JAMESTOWN – The Weekend will be a tale of two days, with a quiet cool Saturday proceeding a wet and very windy Sunday. 

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a High Wind Warning for Chautauqua and Erie Counties that will go into effect 6 a.m. Sunday and run through 1 a.m. Monday morning. Damaging winds may blow down trees and power lines, possibly causing widespread power outages.

As for Saturday, cloudy skies early will gradually give way to partly cloudy skies in the afternoon. Highs in the low to mid-40’s.

For Saturday night, increasing clouds with a few rain showers possible. Lows in the mid-30’s. Winds will begin to become breezy after midnight.

For Sunday, high winds are likely with scattered rain showers possible. Highs in the lower-50’s. Southwest winds of 25-40 M.P.H with gusts up to 60 M.P.H possible Sunday afternoon and Sunday night.

Monday will see the winds die down a bit, with a rain or snow shower possible. Otherwise partly cloudy with highs around 40.

Snow showers are possible for Tuesday and Wednesday as cooler air flows in. Lake effect snow is possible, although its too early for accumulations at this time, but a few inches may be possible on the hilltops. Highs both days in the lower-30’s.

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