First Alert Weather: Cool air and passing showers Thursday

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — We recorded the coolest air since May Wednesday morning, with low temperatures dipping into the lower and mid-40s.

Temperatures will likely hold a few degrees milder Wednesday night, thanks to more clouds coming in off of the lake.

Speaking of which, we’ll see a few lake-enhanced rain showers overnight and into Thursday as another weak cold front passes through.

This will keep our high temperatures in the 50s most of Thursday, with more sun returning through the afternoon. That clearing sky and cool air in place will set the stage for a chilly Thursday night and Friday morning.

In fact, it isn’t out of the question that a few towns in the Southern Tier may see some patchy frost Friday morning. Overall, Friday should be a decent day with a mix of clouds and sun, mainly dry weather and temperatures back into the lower 60s.

The weekend remains split, with Saturday being the better weekend day. Highs should make their way back into the 70s, along with mainly dry weather. Some showers will develop late and into Saturday night, before becoming more persistent on Sunday. Sunday night into Monday morning will feature some periods of rain as a slow-moving area of low-pressure pivots overhead.

We’ll see some slow improvement into the middle of next week, but there are still some fairly big differences in forecast models for mid-to-late next week.

Stay tuned as we work through the extended forecast.


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