Your Cortland County weather forecast for Wednesday, January 13, 2021:
Today will be a quiet day with mixed skies and slightly warmer temperatures.
After a cloudy start, sunshine should increase through the midday and afternoon hours. Thin clouds high in the atmosphere will still be present to filter some of the sunshine at times.
Precipitation is not expected today with southwest winds keeping any lake effect far to the north and west, and no disturbances moving though as they ride along the jet stream.
The southwest winds will blow at 5-10 mph with gusts around 20 mph.
The breaks of sunshine and southwest winds will combine to push temperatures in the upper 30s. A few places along the southern and western county lines could briefly make it to 40 degrees.
Clouds will increase again tonight as steady southwest winds persist. This should hold temperatures in the upper 20s and low 30s overnight.
Here is a look at the weather for the next several days:
Thursday: Mostly cloudy with some morning snow showers. Morning lows in the upper 20s. Afternoon highs in the upper 30s.
Friday: Periods of sun, transitioning to clouds. A few rain or snow showers late. Morning lows in the mid 20s. Afternoon highs in the low 40s.
Saturday: Early snow, possible mixing with some rain. Morning lows near 30. Afternoon highs in the mid 30s.
Sunday: Morning snow showers. Perhaps a little afternoon sun. Morning lows in the mid 20s. Afternoon highs near 30.