Cortland Weather Outlook: Saturday, December 25

Your Cortland County weather forecast for Saturday, December 25, 2021:

An area of low pressure will track over the area today, making for a soggy Christmas.

Periods of rain will be likely throughout the day. The rain will fall steadily at times, but may break up and be more on and off showers at other times.

The bulk of the precipitation will begin to pull out in the late afternoon. Some areas could see over a half-inch of precipitation, leading to some ponding in poor drainage areas.

A few stray showers may linger this evening, but for the most part, it will just be cloudy with some areas of patchy fog.

Winds will be from the south at 5-10 mph for the first half of the day. As the low passes through, the wind will turn to the northwest. Wind speeds will increase to 10-15 mph this evening. Top gusts will come in around 25 mph.

Temperatures will push into the low 40s this afternoon, and will still be around 40 for an hour or two after sunset. Gradually, cooler air will work in and temperatures will retreat to the low 30s overnight.

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

Sunday: A few snow showers, maybe mixing with some rain. Morning lows in the low 30s. Afternoon highs in the mid 30s.

Monday: Snow showers, possibly mixing with some ice or rain. Morning lows in the mid 20s. Afternoon highs in the low 30s.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy. Morning lows near 30. Afternoon highs in the mid 30s.

Wednesday: Early mixed precipitation turning to rain. Morning lows in the upper 20s. Afternoon highs in the upper 30s.