Gusty Winds, Heavy Downpours, Hail and Flooding Coming To CNY
The National Weather Service (NWS) out of Binghamton is calling for some potent storms at the end of the week in CNY.
The NWS has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook: Locally heavy rainfall is possible in the area from Thursday through Friday. If heavy rainfall develops as expected, small stream, urban, and poor drainage flooding could occur. Keep monitoring updated forecasts throughout the week.
The NWS says we're in for an active and wet weather pattern with periods of rain, possibly heavy at times will continue across the region.
A chance of thunderstorms for most the area on Friday. These storms could produce heavy downpours and perhaps other hazards such as gusty winds or even isolated hail. [NWS]
Extended NWS Forcast:
Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 48. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.
Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 3pm, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 58. Light southwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. North wind 3 to 8 mph.
Wednesday Night: A chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. North wind around 6 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday: Rain. High near 53. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday Night: Rain. Low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday: Rain before 8am, then showers likely between 8am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. High near 66. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Sunday: A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday: A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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