Above normal warmth today; Chance of a few potent storms Thursday

Today's Forecast

…Low-end marginal risk of a few isolated thunderstorms south and west of a Hamburg-Yorkshire-Alma-Coudersport line Thursday afternoon where there could be potentially strong damaging wind gusts in a few storms…

More clouds build into the area this afternoon with thickening clouds overnight Wednesday night.  There could be an isolated sprinkle this afternoon, but most of the rain will hold off until Thursday morning.  We’ll be in and out of some showers Thursday, with one round early in the day, which will impact the morning commute to some extent, and then another mid-late afternoon.  In between, expect some breaks of sun. There’s also a chance of a thunderstorm mainly to the south of the metro.

There’s a chance of a shower Friday, mainly south of the metro.  Another unseasonably chilly air mass build southward out of Ontario this weekend.  It may even be cold enough for a bit of mixed frozen precipitation across the hills later Sunday. 

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON: Breezy, Warm, Clouds Mix in with the Sun, slight chance of an Isolated Sprinkle, but it should be Mainly Dry, 63 hilltops, near 70 metro, SW breeze 10-20 gusts to 30 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Partly Cloudy this Evening, then Clouds Increase, Chance of a few showers toward Morning, Low: 48 near PA, 55 airport, 58 lakeshore, SSW breeze 8-15 mph

THURSDAY: Early Rain Showers, then some Sunny Breaks, More Showers mid-late afternoon with a few Thunderstorms south of the metro. Some storms could pack a punch, Highs: 60 hills, 68 metro, SW 10-15 mph, some gusts to 30 mph later

FRIDAY: Broken Clouds. Chance of a Shower south of Buffalo, Highs: 52, Low: 43

SATURDAY: Cool, Some Breaks in the Clouds, chance of a few mainly afternoon Showers, chance of a mix on the hills late in the day, Highs: 52, Low: 43

SUNDAY: Cool, Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers especially during the afternoon, again, chance of a mix on the hills late in the day, Highs: 50, Low: 41

MONDAY: Mostly Sunny, High: 54, Low: 48

TUESDAY: Partly Sunny, High: 59, Low: 50

WEDNESDAY: Windy, Partly Sunny, Chance of a Shower, more Showers even a few Thunderstorms Develop PM, High: 70, Low: 57

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