A Hazardous Weather Outlook has been issued for Central New York by the National Weather Service (NWS) out of Binghamton as the edge of Hurricane Florence roll into our area.


.LONG TERM /MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...

The concern is growing for locally heavy rainfall potential late Monday into Tuesday, with remnants of Florence getting caught up into the westerlies and passing through our region. We still seek better consensus with GFS (Global Forecast System) and Canadian models, but the ECMWF (European Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecast) for several runs now has told a similar story. The ECMWF has the remnants of Florence making a sharper right turn to go back up the eastern side of the Appalachians while deepening as an extratropical low. This scenario would pose a problem in term of heavy rainfall potential for much of the area...The models continue to take a more western path initially, then zip it more briskly across our region. This could also still produce locally heavy rainfall, though for the GFS the heaviest axis would be further north; roughly along the NY Thruway which is more capable of absorbing the rain compared to points south. All told, there is a high likelihood for rain, especially Monday night-early Tuesday. The only question is how much...

CNY Weather Forcast:

Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Southeast wind around 6 mph.
Tonight: Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light southeast wind.
Saturday: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind.
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind.
Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Light southeast wind.
Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday: A chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night: Showers, mainly after 8pm. Low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly before 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

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