Cortland Weather Outlook: Sunday, November 15

Cortland County weather forecast for Sunday, November 15, 2020:

A storm system will move into the region today. While there will be some rain with this, the bigger story will be the wind.

Winds have been increasing overnight and will continue to do so this morning. Wind speeds will build to around 15 mph this morning and 20 mph this afternoon. Wind gusts this afternoon could reach 50 mph. These winds will be from the southeast and south.

Skies will be mostly cloudy this morning with just a small chance for a few showers. A better chance for rain will come in the afternoon. A line of heavier downpours may develop for the mid afternoon. This line could enhance the wind and produce gusts to 60 mph if it develops.

High temperatures this afternoon will top out near 50 degrees.

A cold front will move through late, turning the winds to the southwest this evening. Wind speeds will drop to 10-15 mph with gusts over 30 mph.

Skies should become partly cloudy for a time before lake effect clouds move in. A stray shower or flurry cannot be ruled out. Temperatures will quickly fall to the low 40s, then more slowly drop into the upper 30s overnight.

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

Monday: Windy. Cloudy with a few rain or snow showers. Morning lows in the upper 30s. Afternoon highs in the low 40s.

Tuesday: Breezy. Scattered snow showers.Morning lows in the low 30s. Afternoon highs in the mid 30s.

Wednesday: A morning flurry. Then, clouds with some late sun. Breezy. Morning lows in the mid 20s. Afternoon highs in the upper 20s.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy. Morning lows in the low 20s. Afternoon highs in the upper 30s.