Your Cortland County weather forecast for Tuesday, July 27, 2021:
A cold front will approach the region late, but most of the day will be dry ahead of the front.
Areas of morning fog will give way to sunny, smokey skies early on. Fair weather clouds will start to build up late in the morning and into the afternoon.
After 3 PM, the chances for scattered showers and storms will begin to increase. The storm coverage is not expected to be high early on, so many areas may stay dry through the afternoon.
Additional scattered showers and storms will develop for the early evening. Most areas will probably see rain at some point, but a few areas may manage to avoid any.
A couple thunderstorms may have some localized strong winds, but the severe threat is minimal. Likewise, some heavy downpours are possible, but flooding is not expected.
Ahead of the front, temperatures should reach a high in the low 80s. Dewpoints will rise into the 60s as well, making it feel muggy. Wildfire smoke will also lead to lower air quality.
Winds will be from the west at 5-10 mph ahead of the front with a shift to the northwest late in the day.
Temperatures will fall back into the mid 60s tonight as the front moves into the area. A few more showers will be possible after midnight and into early Wednesday morning.
Here is a look at the weather for the next several days:
Wednesday: Clouds and a few showers early. Then some sun. Morning lows in the low 60s. Afternoon highs in the mid 70s.
Thursday: A few showers and thunderstorms. Morning lows in the upper 50s. Afternoon highs in the upper 70s.
Friday: Clouds and showers early. Then some sun. Morning lows in the low 60s. Afternoon highs in the upper 60s.
Saturday: Sun and clouds. Morning lows in the low 50s. Afternoon highs in the upper 60s.