First Alert Weather: Good pumpkin picking weather on the way

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — It was another day of above-average temperatures for Western New York as most spots reached the mid-70s.

Typically this time of the year the high temperature is in the upper 60s. However, a series of cold fronts are expected to move through over Rochester during the next few days and that will bring the temperature readings to more seasonable levels. The first front comes through this evening. It should be dry early, but showers and thundershowers will arrive around midnight and continue off and on into very early Tuesday morning. The temperature tonight will fall through the 60s into the mid-50s. Any showers will end tomorrow morning with the sunshine returning by the afternoon. As the wind direction switches to the north, it will be much cooler with readings only in the low 60s.

Wednesday will feature more sunshine, but with a busy north to northwest wind, we expect the temperature will hold in the mid-60s. A second cold front is expected to cross Western New York Wednesday night. This will be the second “shot” of much cooler air arriving in Rochester. It could even be cool enough that we see a few lake-enhanced rain showers for the overnight as the temperature falls into the upper 40s. Thursday is the last day of September, but it will feel more like the middle of October. It will be a very cool, brisk day with partial sunshine developing. Most of the time temperatures will only be in the 50s with a high near 60°.

The News 10 NBC First Alert 10 day forecast shows a slow moderation to the temperature heading into the weekend. Sunshine should be with us for most of Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The temperature is expected to slowly warm through the 60s.


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