Cortland Weather Outlook: Thursday, January 6

Your Cortland County weather forecast for Thursday, January 6, 2022:

Today will be relatively quiet as clouds build in ahead of a light snowmaker tonight.

Sun and clouds will gradually turn over to mostly cloudy skies during the daytime hours today. The earlier in the day, the better the chance for sunshine. Even in the afternoon, though, some peeks of sun will be possible.

The clouds will become thick around sunset with snow arriving during the late evening. Before this snow arrives, no precipitation is expected today.

Snow will fall lightly through the night with an inch or so accumulating by dawn Friday.

Winds will start from the southwest before turning more westerly during the afternoon. Wind speeds will be around 10 mph with top gusts on the day reaching just over 25 mph.

Temperatures will take a step back thanks to the passage of a cold front last night. Highs will top out around 30 degrees. Nighttime temperatures will mostly hold steady in the mid 20s.

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

Friday: Lake effect flurries and squalls. Breezy with blowing snow. Morning temperatures in the mid 20s. Afternoon temperatures around 20.

Saturday: A mix of sun and clouds. Morning lows in the low 10s. Afternoon highs in the mid 20s.

Sunday: Wintry mix of precipitation, ending as rain late. Morning lows in the mid 20s. Afternoon highs in the mid 30s.

Monday: Lake effect flurries and squalls possible, mostly in the northern part of the county. Morning lows in the mid 10s. Afternoon highs in the upper 10s.