JAMESTOWN – While we’ll have another day of sunshine on Friday, the winds will remain up a bit through the day then a big change occurs for the weekend which brings colder air back once again.
A high pressure ridge off the east coast will keep us mainly dry through Friday but the winds will still remain a bit breezy. Based on the newest data, we’ve made some changes to the forecast over the weekend, bringing in cooler air which may produce some rain and wet snow showers over the second half through early next week.
A Wind Advisory remains in effect until 5 p.m. this afternoon for Chautauqua County. While the winds will not be as strong as what we experienced on Sunday, wind gusts could still range between 40 to 50 MPH with the strongest winds near the Lake Erie shoreline and along the hills.
Partly to mostly cloudy skies overnight tonight while remaining a bit breezy. Lows 40 in the valleys, 48 at the Lake Erie shoreline. South winds 10 to 20 MPH with gusts up to 40 MPH.
The sunshine will continue in good supply on Friday while still renaming mild and breezy. Highs 48 to 55.
We’ll mix in a few more clouds with the sun on Saturday and trending a bit cooler. Highs 43 to 50.
As a storm system moves close to the region Sunday, the original thought was a warm front would move through and spike temperatures back up into the lower 50’s with rain showers. Now, newer guidance suggests the front itself won’t make it before being gobbled up by impending colder air. We’ve dropped the forecast highs to the lower to mid 40’s with rain and snow showers through the day.
Monday is a bit of an unknown at this time as there still are a a few questions regarding how much colder we’ll have through the day. Depending on which way the models track, there will either be all rain showers or a wintry mix. Highs in the lower 40’s.
The cold air wins through mid next week as highs go down into the upper 30’s for both Tuesday and Wednesday with a few rain or snow showers at times.
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