Cortland Weather Outlook: Saturday, July 24

Your Cortland County weather forecast for Saturday, July 24, 2021:

An approaching disturbance will lead to an increase in clouds today, but rain should hold off until after sunset.

Skies will gradually fill with mainly thin clouds this morning. The clouds will slowly thicken through the day, but at least some sun will still be able to shine through for a time.

By the later afternoon, it should be mostly cloudy but staying dry.

The first chance for rain will come this evening as a few scattered showers quickly move through the region. Most areas will see little to no rain.

A better chance for rain will come after midnight when showers and a few thunderstorms move in. A few of these may linger past sunrise tomorrow.

South winds will develop today, blowing at around 5 mph during the daytime hours. Tonight, the wind will strengthen to near 10 mph. Daytime wind gusts will be near 15 mph while nighttime gusts will be near 25 mph.

Afternoon highs will reach into the upper 70s. Dewpoints will remain comfortable in the 50s.

The temperature will drop to the mid 60s this evening and remain steady through the night. Dewpoints will rise, first into the low 60s and then into the mid 60s by dawn Sunday.

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

Sunday: A few lingering early showers or storms. Then some sun and a few pop-up afternoon showers or storms. Morning lows in the mid 60s. Afternoon highs near 80.

Monday: Sun and clouds. Perhaps a few afternoon showers. Morning lows in the low 60s. Afternoon highs near 80.

Tuesday: Sun and a few clouds. Morning lows in the low 60s. Afternoon highs near 80.

Wednesday: Clouds and showers early. Then some sun. Morning lows in the low 60s. Afternoon highs in the low 70s.