Cortland Weather Outlook: Friday, August 18


Your Cortland County weather forecast for Friday, August 18, 2023:

(Photo from The Cortland Voice's photo files).

A cold front moved through the area overnight, setting us for a breezy, cool day.

Stray showers will be possible at any time today, but much of the time will be free of rain. Some spits of drizzle will be possible at times as well.

The sun may peak in and out of the clouds from time to time, especially this morning and into the early afternoon.

Rain chances will increase late in the afternoon and this evening. Showers may become widespread at times, persisting through the overnight.

West-northwest winds will increase to speeds of 10-15 mph this afternoon. Top gusts will be around 30 mph.

This will all add up to temperatures struggling to even reach 70 degrees this afternoon. Evening temperatures will fall back into the upper 50s, and overnight lows will reach the low 50s.

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

Saturday: Morning clouds and maybe a shower. Afternoon sun. Some breezy northwest winds. Morning lows in the low 50s. Afternoon highs around 70.

Sunday: Sun and clouds. Morning lows in the mid 50s. Afternoon highs near 80.

Monday: Sun and clouds. Maybe a brief, passing shower. Morning lows in the upper 50s. Afternoon highs near 80.

Tuesday: Sun and clouds. Showers and storms possible late. Morning lows in the mid 50s. Afternoon highs near 80.