Cortland Weather Outlook: Thursday, August 5

Your Cortland County weather forecast for Thursday, August 5, 2021:

The weather will continue to be tranquil with little change today compared to the rest of the week thanks to high pressure overhead.

The typical cloud cover pattern will unfold once again today. Clear skies early this morning will mix with fair-weather clouds by the late morning. These clouds will persist through most of the afternoon before disappearing late.

There is a very small chance for a brief, isolated shower today. Even if it does rain somewhere, it will only be a light rain lasting for just a couple minutes.

A gentle northwest wind will blow with speeds around 5 mph. Top gusts will be limited to around 15 mph.

The wind will prevent temperatures from getting any warmer though with highs once again in the mid to upper 70s.

Tonight, with clear skies and calm winds, temperatures will quickly drop through the 60s and settle into the mid 50s.

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

Friday: Sun and a few clouds. Morning lows in the mid 50s. Afternoon highs in the low 80s.

Saturday: Partly cloudy with a few afternoon showers. Morning lows in the mid 60s. Afternoon highs in the mid 80s.

Sunday: Partly cloudy with scattered afternoon showers possible. Morning lows in the low 60s. Afternoon highs in the low 80s.

Monday: Sunny, warm, and muggy. Morning lows in the mid 60s. Afternoon highs in the upper 80s.