Cortland weekend weather outlook: Above-average temperatures through Sunday

We can look forward to a relatively warm weekend in central New York. Temperatures will rise just above freezing today, with a chance for some breaks in the clouds.

Clouds will increase on Saturday, but high temperatures will reach near 40 degrees. It’s looking like any rain will be held off until Saturday night. giving Cortlandites the chance to enjoy ChillaBration without getting soaked.

Temperatures will reach close to 50 degrees on Sunday, but this will be followed by a cold front that moves through Sunday night and Monday with strong winds.

A high wind watch will take effect at 1 p.m. Sunday and expire at 7 a.m. Monday.

Here’s a look at your 7-day forecast from the National Weather Service:

Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.

Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 40.

Saturday Night: Rain. Low around 34.

Sunday: Showers likely. Cloudy with a high near 50. A high wind watch takes effect at 1 p.m. Wind gusts could be as high as 31 mph.

Monday: A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Breezy.

Tuesday: A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 25.

Wednesday: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.

Thursday: A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 26.

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