Cortland Weather Outlook: Tuesday, February 2

Winter, Snow

Your Cortland County weather forecast for Tuesday, February 2, 2021:

Our long duration winter storm will continue today, though not at equal intensities throughout the day. A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect.

The core of heaviest snow will continue to work its way northwest this morning, pulling out of Cortland County. The snow will drop in intensity this morning with on and off snow showers into the afternoon.

New snow accumulations during the daytime hours will be limited to an inch or so.

Late this afternoon and into the evening and overnight hours, heavier snow will return. Accumulations from sunset tonight through Wednesday morning will be an additional 3-6 inches. The heaviest amounts should be across the northern half of the county.

Temperatures will reach the mid and upper 20s this afternoon while the precipitation is at a lull. A drop to the low 20s is expected this evening with steady temperatures overnight.

Winds will be from the north-northwest at around 10 mph during the daytime hours. A slight increase to 10-15 mph is expected this evening. Gusts will be around 30 mph, causing areas of blowing and drifting snow.

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

Wednesday: Early snow showers. Maybe some late sun. Morning lows around 20. Afternoon highs in the mid 20s.

Thursday: Sunny with some late clouds. Morning lows in the mid 10s. Afternoon highs in the low 30s.

Friday: Periods of light snow, possibly mixing with a little rain or ice. Morning lows in the low 20s. Afternoon highs in the mid 30s.

Saturday: A few flurries. Morning lows in the mid 10s. Afternoon highs in the mid 20s.