We have a chance of sleet, freezing rain, localized flooding and temperatures ranging from the low 30's to the upper 70's.

The National Weather Service out of Binghamton says rain is expected to develop Sunday night and Monday, ahead of a slow moving cold front. Some of this rain could be heavy, with the potential for 1 to 2 inches of rainfall. If rainfall of this magnitude materializes, minor flooding would be possible.

A warm front will set up across Central New York Friday night through Saturday. Temperatures will be very mild on the south side of the front, while areas to the north will be significantly cooler and experience more shower activity.

On Saturday afternoon the National Weather Service says temperatures will likely fall
throughout the afternoon. A concern is the low-level cold air could be cold enough for a change to sleet and freezing rain across Finger Lakes northeastward into the Rome and Syracuse areas. It is somewhat concerning that the model that fairs well in these situations the NAM is most aggressive with the influx of low- level cold. A potential 30-40 temperature spread across the region is very possible with 60`s and even 70`s south of the boundary and 30`s or 40`s north of the boundary for highs.

The front will start to wobble through the region on Sunday with temperatures in the 30's and 40's north of the boundary and 50`s and 60`s south of it On Sunday. Cold air  is showing up down the Poconos and northward into the Catskills and a warm-up from
Binghamton westward toward Elmira. The exact location of the front is still highly uncertain. Southerly winds will be on the increase ahead of the cold front with 20-25 mph gusts Sunday night and Monday.

Sunday into Monday expect a widespread 1- 2-inch rain event across the region. The system along with lingering cold may keep the strongest winds over 25 mph aloft and should keep the threat of thunderstorms in check as well. However, both the NAEFS and GEFS show several locations with the potential of minor to perhaps localized moderate flooding across the region.

Rain will mix with and change over to snow showers Monday night into Tuesday.

Today: Rain, mainly after noon. High near 49. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tonight: Rain likely before 9pm, then a chance of showers between 9pm and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. South wind 9 to 13 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday: A chance of showers, mainly after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 53. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday Night: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night: Showers. Low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday: Showers. High near 52. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night: A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

[Information from the National Weather Service]

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