For The Rest Of Today: A cold front is currently positioned across northern and western New York State. Temperatures ahead of this front will quickly rise through the 70s and into the 80s across areas along and south of the Mass Pike by midday. It should be noted though that the high temperature forecast for today is quite difficult as just an hour or two difference in the frontal passage will mean a lot in how warm temperatures get today.
Right now, it looks like we will see some peeks of sunshine at times this morning along and south of the Mass Pike. Given this and the fact that the front wont move through until early this afternoon, it is expected that high temperatures of 80 to 85 Degrees are likely by midday along and south of the Mass Pike.
North of the Mass Pike, temperatures will probably top out at between 75 and 80 Degrees by mid to late morning before that cold front pushes through just before midday.
Once that strong cold front pushes through, temperatures will rapidly fall through the 60s first across areas north of the Mass Pike around midday and then across areas along and south of the Mass Pike during the early and mid-afternoon hours.
In addition, a band of showers and possibly a thunderstorm or two will push from north to south across Western and Central Mass during this afternoon. In fact, most of the shower activity will occur after the cold front moves through while the temperatures are rapidly falling.
Finally, north winds are expected to gust up to 20 to 30 mph at times this afternoon after the cold front moves through.
Tonight: An area of high pressure will build into the region tonight. Any lingering showers will end early this evening with cloudy skies expected for the rest of the night. Low temperatures tonight will be between 40 and 45 Degrees.
Thursday: A cloudy and downright chilly day is expected on Thursday with high temperatures near 55 Degrees. It should be noted that some higher elevation spots may remain in the upper 40s on Thursday. In addition, an area of low pressure is expected to approach from the west. This will bring the chance for a couple of showers during Thursday afternoon.
Thursday Night: An area of low pressure will move across southern New England during Thursday night. Widespread showers are expected on Thursday night with rainfall amounts of up to one half of an inch expected. Low temperatures Thursday night will be between 40 and 45 Degrees.
Friday: Friday is expected to start out cloudy with some leftover showers, however, skies will be partly sunny during Friday afternoon. High temperatures Friday will be between 58 and 62 Degrees.
Friday Night: Clear to partly cloudy skies are expected on Friday night and there is the potential for some frost in some areas. Low temperatures Friday night will be near 35 Degrees.
Saturday Through Sunday: An area of high pressure will build across the region on Saturday giving us a sunny day. High temperatures Saturday will be near 60 Degrees.
Clear skies are expected on Saturday night with low temperatures between 35 and 40 Degrees. There is the possibility for some isolated frost late Saturday night and early Sunday morning.
Sunday is expected to be a partly sunny day with high temperatures near 65 Degrees.
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