Cortland Weather Outlook: Friday, October 16

A rainy day on Main Street in Cortland. (Cortland Voice file photo)

Your Cortland County weather forecast for Friday, October 16, 2020:

Today will be one of the coolest days yet this fall thanks to persistent clouds and showers behind last night’s strong cold front.

Rain showers will continue to be scattered through the morning hours. During the midday and early afternoon, the rain may become steadier, though its intensity should remain light.

The rain will slowly track to the east this afternoon but may not fully depart Cortland County until just after sunset.

West and northwest winds will blow at 5-10 mph with gusts of 15-20 mph. These winds will team up with the clouds and showers to prevent temperatures from rising more than a couple degrees today.

Highs should top out in the upper 40s, though some of the hilly terrain in the northern part of the county may stick in the mid 40s.

Skies should become most clear rather quickly this evening, remaining as such through the overnight. Temperatures will fall back into the 30s with frost and isolated freeze conditions likely. No frost advisory will be issued, however, as the growing season is considered over for Cortland County.

Here is a look at the weather for the next several days:

Saturday: Sunny with a few clouds. Morning lows in the low and mid 30s. Afternoon highs in the low 50s.

Sunday: Sunshine filtered through thin clouds. Breezy. Morning lows in the upper 30s. Afternoon highs in the mid 50s.

Monday: Mostly cloudy. Perhaps some showers. Morning lows in the mid 40s. Afternoon highs in the mid 50s.

Tuesday: Early showers, then some sunshine. Morning lows in the mid 40s. Afternoon highs in the mid 60s.