Forecast Discussion 8/16/19 PM: Chance for showers and thunderstorms continues for the weekend

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AVERAGE HIGH FOR AUGUST 16TH: 81°

AVERAGE LOW FOR AUGUST 16TH: 56°

FRIDAY SUNRISE: 6:16 AM

FRIDAY SUNSET: 8:07 PM

A quick moving disturbance triggers scattered to isolated showers and thunderstorms Friday afternoon into the evening. Lingering rainfall tapers after dark with mostly to partly cloudy skies through late. Patchy fog develops. Lows Friday night in the low to mid 60s.

Dry start Saturday morning with fog lifting. Breaks in cloud cover by the afternoon, which may help fuel thunderstorm development. Scattered showers and thunderstorms expected by late afternoon and evening. Storm Prediction Center keeps the Southern Tier and northern portions of the Northern Tier in a Marginal Risk for strong to severe thunderstorm development (1 out of 5, 1 being the lowest). Average rainfall of 0-0.25″, but isolated higher amounts possible in any strong to severe thunderstorms that may develop. Otherwise, a warm and humid day. Highs Saturday in the low to mid 80s and dew point temperatures in the mid to upper 60s. Scattered to isolated showers and thunderstorms into Saturday night and lows in the low to mid 60s.

Active weather pattern continues Sunday into early next week. Best timing for rainfall in the afternoon and evening, during peak heating hours. Highs Sunday into early next week near 90 degrees, feeling humid through early next week.

SATURDAY: MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE SHOWERS & T-STORMS
HIGH: 84

SATURDAY NIGHT: MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE SHOWERS & T-STORMS
LOW: 64

SUNDAY: MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE SHOWERS & T-STORMS
HIGH: 87 LOW: 67

MONDAY: MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE SHOWERS & T-STORMS
HIGH: 89 LOW: 66

TUESDAY: MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE SHOWERS & T-STORMS
HIGH: 89 LOW: 65

WEDNESDAY: MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE SHOWERS & T-STORMS
HIGH: 85 LOW: 60

THURSDAY: DRYING OUT. PARTLY SUNNY
HIGH: 78 LOW: 52

FRIDAY: MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE SHOWERS & T-STORMS
HIGH: 78 LOW: 55

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