Cortland Weather Outlook: Saturday, January 7


Your Cortland County weather forecast for Saturday, January 7, 2023:

(Photo Source: Stephen Yang/The Cortland Voice).

A cool northwest flow off Lake Ontario and a weak disturbance will bring some light snow showers to the area today.

Snow showers will be especially prevent during the morning and midday hours as the disturbances moves through. This system will pick up some limited lake effect off Lake Ontario and bring it southeast.

After a period of light snow as this happens, just a few sporadic snow showers are expected for the rest of the afternoon. These should become fewer and farther between as the day goes on, with increasing sunshine between the flurries.

Most areas will see a light coating or no accumulation today. A few hilltops could see as much as a half-inch to inch of accumulation.

Winds will be steady from the northwest, especially during the midday and afternoon, when speeds will be around 10 mph. Top gusts on the day will be around 25 mph.

Temperatures will top out just a few degrees above the seasonal average high, reaching the mid 30s. Tonight, temperatures will drop into the mid 20s with overnight lows around 20 underneath partly cloudy to mostly clear skies.

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

Sunday: Sun and clouds. Morning lows around 20. Afternoon highs in the mid 30s.

Monday: More sun than clouds. Morning lows in the mid 20s. Afternoon highs in the upper 30s.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy. A few flurries late. Morning lows in the mid 20s. Afternoon highs in the mid 30s.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Maybe an early flurry. Morning lows in the mid 20s. Afternoon highs in the mid 30s.