Your wake up forecast for August 20

Good morning! Here is a look at your wake up forecast this morning:

: 60-69° for most of our area early this morning. Expect the coolest temperatures across the deeper countryside of Madison, Chenango, Cortland, Oneida, Tompkins, Lewis and Herkimer counties where temperatures are between 55-60°.

Wind chills
: None

Sky condition & precipitation
: Skies are mainly clear. There are some isolated areas of patchy dense fog in fog prone areas. There is no precipitation in CNY, but a few showers are located over western NY. To see any precipitation, go to these links: Interactive Doppler Radar and Triple Doppler Radar. Otherwise, expect a mixture of sunshine and clouds this morning with dry weather. Warming temperatures are expected through the 70s this morning.

Any notable driving condition issues
?: None.

Special concerns
: During the afternoon, a thunderstorm may become locally heavy. Slow down in .

Afternoon plans
: Partial sunshine leads to increasing and thickening cloud coverage. It will be summery warm and humid. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop and move from west to east across our area. There is a possibility for some heavy downpours, plus a chance for a stronger thunderstorm in spots. Afternoon temperatures will rise to 81-86 but back off into the 70°s when it rains. Winds will be E to SE 3-9 early then S 7-15 MPH. Sunset is 7:59 PM.

You can stay up to date with any severe weather with these links:
-- Interactive Doppler Radar
-- Triple Doppler Radar

-- Lightning Strikes
-- Watches/Warnings: (Make sure to hit the 'F5' key to refresh the page.)
-- Follow CNY Central Meteorologists on Twitter

If you see a severe weather, damaging winds, hail, or flooding, please let us know on Facebook or by e-mail at or

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