Accumulating Snow Likely Through Tuesday, Temps Gradually Climb This Week

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JAMESTOWN – Just like clockwork, we’re going from wind and rain to snow and cold over the next couple of days with some accumulation likely. Temps then take a turn back around and start climbing again towards the weekend.

After the passage of that front that produced all the strong winds on Sunday, we’ve been stuck in the cloud cover thanks to a northwesterly wind flow aloft. That wind direction will be key in the next piece of the forecast which comes in the form of lake effect snow squalls through later Tuesday.

Early rain and snow showers will transition over to all snow overnight. Accumulations will range little to northing along the lakeshore communities, upwards to two inches on the hillier terrain. Cold and breezy. Lows 28 in the valleys, 35 at the Lake Erie shoreline.

On again, off again lake effect snow showers will continue through the day on Tuesday. Additional accumulations around one to three inches with the highest amounts long the hills of the Southern Tier. Cold. Highs 32 to 39.

The best chance for a snow shower or flurry on Wednesday will be the morning hours before coming to an end for the afternoon. There could be some peeks of sunshine later in the day. Still cold. Highs 30 to 36. Additional accumulation one inch or less.

High pressure will return to the region on Thursday, keeping us dry with a mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the upper 40’s.

Friday will be another nice day with partial sunshine and highs in the lower 50’s.

Saturday will feature a mix of suns and clouds with highs in the mid 50’s.

A warm front looks to stall out across the region on Sunday brining a return to some rain showers along with some milder air. Highs in the upper 50’s.

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