Forecast Discussion 07/29/21 AM: Active weather returns

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AVERAGE HIGH FOR JULY 29TH: 82°

AVERAGE LOW FOR JULY 29TH: 57°

THURSDAY’S SUNRISE: 5:57 AM

THURSDAY’S SUNSET: 8:30 PM

Noon Weather Update: A line of steady rain is moving eastward through the Twin Tiers. This steady rain has pockets of moderate to heavy rainfall associated with it. We will need to monitor for the potential of localized flooding as the ground is still very saturated. Isolated strong storms will still be possible today; main threats will be hail, strong winds, & heavy rain.

Starting off our Thursday morning quiet but things will change as our next system moves into the region. As a cold front system moves through the region the threat for unsettled weather returns. The Storm Prediction Center has the majority of the area in a Marginal Risk (level 1 out 5, 1 being the lowest) & the southernmost portions of the Northern Tier in a Slight Risk (level 2 out 5, 1 being the lowest) for strong to severe storms to develop. Thunderstorms will progress from west to east through the Twin Tiers after the midday hour. The strongest storm threat looks to be along the New York/Pennsylvania border and south into the Northern Tier. The main threats today will be strong to damaging winds, hail, & localized heavy rain. The potential for isolated flooding will need to be monitored as some locations will be very sensitive to excessive rainfall. Temperatures will be comfortable today with highs nearing the mid-70s. Scattered rain showers will continue during the overnight hours and patchy fog will develop in the valley areas. Lows will near 60 degrees.

Light rain showers will linger the first half of Friday before an area of high pressure builds into the region. By the late afternoon hours, we will see breaks in cloud cover leading to some sunshine. Highs on Friday will be below average for this time of year as temperatures will hover 70 degrees. It will be a pleasant start to the weekend with most locations enjoying some sunshine early Saturday. Cloud cover will begin to build in the second half of the day as our next weather maker moves into the region. Unsettled weather will move back into the region on Sunday afternoon and evening; make sure you are weather aware if you have any outdoor plans. Temperatures throughout the weekend will range from the low to mid-70s.

Monday looks to be mainly dry besides for a stray shower during the afternoon hours. A greater chance for showers and storms will arrive during the afternoon hours Tuesday & Wednesday. Temperatures will be on the rise with highs midweek reaching near 80 degrees.

THURSDAY: TURNING MOSTLY CLOUDY, CHANCE SHOWERS/STORMS
HIGH: 75

THURSDAY NIGHT: MOSTLY TO PARTLY CLOUDY, SCATTERED SHOWERS
LOW: 61

FRIDAY: WINDY, LINGERING SHOWERS, CLOUDS DECREASE
HIGH: 70 LOW: 47

SATURDAY: BREEZY, CLOUDS INCREASE
HIGH: 74 LOW: 55

SUNDAY: MOSTLY CLOUDY, MOSTLY CLOUDY, CHANCE SHOWERS/STORMS
HIGH: 76 LOW: 54

MONDAY: MIX SUN & CLOUDS, STRAY SHOWER/STORM
HIGH: 75 LOW: 52

TUESDAY: PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY, SCATTERED SHOWERS/STORMS
HIGH: 78 LOW: 56

WEDNESDAY: PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY, SCATTERED SHOWERS/STORMS
HIGH: 80 LOW: 56

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