JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK (WNY NEWS NOW) – High pressure will maintain dry and milder weather across the region through Thursday. A cold front will cross Western New York on Friday with colder air to follow into the weekend.
Wednesday and Thursday will feature partly to mostly sunny skies across the region thanks to the strong influence of high pressure over the Northeast.
High temperatures both days will range in the mid 50’s to lower 60’s in some spots.
A cold front will approach the region Friday afternoon. After a dry start to the day on Friday, widespread rain showers will overtake the region Friday afternoon and into Friday night.
Winds will pick up out ahead of the front early on Friday with gust of 30+ MPH, especially near Lake Erie and the Chautauqua Ridge.
Colder air will return back into the region over the weekend with high temperatures generally in the lower 40’s.
In terms of precipitation, both weekend days will see some limited lake effect rain or snow showers with partly sunny skies elsewhere.
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