Forecast Discussion: 12/24/18 AM

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AVERAGE HIGH FOR DECEMBER 24TH: 35°

AVERAGE LOW FOR DECEMBER 24TH: 18°

MONDAY SUNRISE: 7:34 AM    

MONDAY SUNSET: 4:40 PM

Light lake effect snow showers will continue to impact the Twin Tiers through early Monday morning. A clipper system drops in from Canada and keeps light snow showers in the forecast and possibly dealing with a few snow squalls through the afternoon. Winds will become a bit breezy out of the west, anywhere from 5-15 mph. This may cause blowing or drifting snow at times. Wind chill values will be in the 20s through the afternoon. Skies will remain mostly cloudy with a few peeks of sunshine at times. High temperatures for Christmas Eve will top out in the mid to upper-30s.

Snowfall amounts through Christmas morning will range between a dusting-2″ with locally higher amounts for areas in higher elevated areas. Overnight lows will drop to the mid-20s under mostly cloudy skies. The chance for flurries lingers overnight, into Christmas day. Winds will remain on the lighter side out of the west, anywhere from 5-10 mph. 

Christmas day looks to be mainly dry with some sunshine peeking through some extra cloud cover in the afternoon. Temperatures will stay chilly, only reaching the mid to upper-30s. Staying partly sunny and dry for mid-week as high pressure builds into the region. Temperatures trend warmer than average heading into Thursday and Friday. Clouds increase through Thursday afternoon with high temperatures reaching the lower-40s. Rain chances increase late Thursday night and will continue into Friday with high temperatures well above average, Friday afternoon, in the low to mid-50s. 

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