As we head into tomorrow, central New York will deal with a meteorological trade off of sorts. High pressure will be centered near the Mid Atlantic coast while a weak cold front will drop southeast through the Great Lakes. The circulation around these two systems will cause our winds to increase out of the southwest (they could gust at times to 30 mph.) That will certainly boost our actual temperatures tomorrow as we end up more than 10 degrees above normal. However, with those gusty winds will come a wind chill so our mid 40s will probably only ‘feel like’ mid 30s.
That cold front we mentioned above doesn’t have a lot of moisture to work with. There may be a couple of sprinkles from the Tug Hill into Adirondacks later tomorrow into tomorrow night as the front comes through otherwise the rest of central New York should be dry.
Once the cold front moves through a slightly drier and cooler air mass will build out of Canada for Thursday. Even then, we expect temperatures on Thursday to end up above normal. It looks like we start to warm again after Thursday.
It will really begin to warm-up Friday and for the weekend as high pressure becomes established to our south and a series of storm systems tracks to our northwest. This set up favors unseasonably warm temperatures for the Northeast and we feel highs will approach or possibly exceed 50 Friday through Sunday. Along with the warmer air, will be an increase threat for showers, particularly Friday and Sunday. Cooler air is scheduled to arrive early next week.