Warm Weather Remains Through Friday, Snow Possible Next Week


JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK (WNY NEWS NOW) – A ridge of high pressure over the Northeast will maintain warm and mostly dry weather through the end of the week. A few cold fronts over the weekend and into early next week will user in much colder weather and the possibility of snow by Halloween. 

Wednesday through Friday will feature above average temperatures with daily highs across the region in the upper 60’s to the lower to mid 70’s.

As previously mentioned above, high pressure will keep us mainly dry through the end of the week. However, scattered chances for showers are in the forecast each day due to the region being in close proximity to a warm front.

There will be more clouds than sun over the next few days, although it will be warm.

Cold front number one will cross the region later Friday night and into the day on Saturday. Scattered rain showers and an isolated thunderstorm will be possible on Saturday as the front slowly crosses Western New York.

High temperatures in the 60’s early on in the day will drop through the afternoon from West to East as the front crosses.

Widespread rain increases on Sunday as a low pressure system tracks across the region. Highs on Sunday will be in the lower 50’s.

A stronger cold front will move through the region on Monday and into Tuesday with a re-enforcing shot of cold air. The coldest air we have seen so far this Fall.

Lake effect rain and even lake effect snow showers are not out of the question heading into Halloween and into the first days of November.

Some models point to some minor snowfall accumulations by Wednesday of next week across the higher elevations. Though it is far too early to pinpoint if this will actually happen.

Temperatures by the middle of next week are likely not to make it out of the 30’s with over night lows trending towards the upper 20’s.


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