First Alert Weather: No sign of fall weather in Rochester

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Thursday finally saw a return to some sunshine, and with that, temperatures popped back into the 70s, and this will be sticking around for at least the next week.

Clouds will tend to fill back in tonight and Friday, with a disturbance moving into Michigan. Some fog may develop tonight before clouds fill back in. Despite the clouds on Friday, we will still make it into the lower 70s. Any rain should hold off until Friday night.

The weekend forecast looks pretty good for any fun fall activities outdoors. Saturday will feature a few showers, but if anything, it is trending a bit drier, and it is far from a washout. Sunday still looks like the better weekend day, with dry weather and a little more sun.

The heat is on: While we don’t expect any records to fall next week, it won’t be feeling anything like October. High temperatures on Monday and Tuesday will flirt with 80, and 70s expected the rest of the workweek. This is as the jetstream ridges well to our north, allowing that warmth to build. Meanwhile, a deep trough will dig out west, possibly allowing the first real snow of the season in the Rockies.

Our pattern may try to break down a little bit by next weekend, with the passage of a cold front Friday into Saturday.


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