Cortland Weather Outlook: Thursday, August 10


Your Cortland County weather forecast for Thursday, August 10, 2023:

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Another weather system will move through the area today with periods of rain and some thunder.

An initial batch of rain showers are expected during the morning and midday hours. It may rain steadily at times, but most of the showers should be light.

This activity will be leftovers from thunderstorms that originated Tuesday night in Colorado and Kansas and have been slowing tracking east-northeastward ever since.

After a lull in the precipitation during the middle of the afternoon, a few more pop up showers or light thunderstorms will be possible at the close of the afternoon and into the early evening. Not all areas will see this rain.

A few stray showers or storms will continue to be possible until around midnight, after which only some drizzle is expected.

Temperatures may stick to the mid and upper 60s into the early afternoon. Once the initial rain ends, highs will top out near or just above 70 degrees.

Should the morning rain be less widespread or shorter lived, temperatures could get a bit warmer, which in turn could lead to a better chance for late day showers and storms.

Winds will be from the south much of the day with a late turn to the southwest, then west by evening. Wind speeds will mostly be around 5 mph.

Nighttime temperatures will slowly drop through the 60s with an overnight low near or slightly above 55 degrees.

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

Friday: Clouds and a brief shower in the morning. Increasing sunshine thereafter. Morning lows in the mid 50s. Afternoon highs in the mid 70s.

Saturday: Sun and cloud with occasional thunderstorms, some potentially strong. Morning lows in the mid 50s. Afternoon highs near 80.

Sunday: Sun and clouds. Morning lows in the upper 50s. Afternoon highs in the mid 70s.

Monday: Sun and clouds with evening showers and storms. Morning lows in the mid 50s. Afternoon highs in the upper 70s.