Cortland weather: Light snow, wintry mix to start the week

Light snow showers are possible this morning, though accumulations will be an inch or less. Clouds and cold air will keep highs in the low to 30s. Temperatures will drop tonight into the 20s.

More consistent snow is expected to arrive Monday night and Tuesday morning. A winter storm watch will take effect at 6 a.m. Tuesday and last through 7 a.m. Wednesday. A few inches of snow could fall in a short time Tuesday morning. Snowfall totals by Tuesday afternoon are in the 4-7 inch range for our region. Further north, estimates are 6-10 inches.

Here’s your 7-day weather outlook from the National Weather Service:

Today: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of light snow in the morning. Highs in the lower 30s.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow after midnight. Lows 15 to 20.

Tuesday: Moderate snow accumulation. Highs in the upper 20s. Wind gusts up to 30 mph.

Wednesday: Snow showers. Blustery with highs in the lower 30s.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s.

Friday: Rain, snow likely with a chance of freezing rain. Highs in the mid 40s.

Saturday: Rain and snow likely. Highs around 40.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Highs in the mid 20s.

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