THURSDAY EVENING FORECAST UPDATE
TONIGHT: Chance for a s few scattered showers. Otherwise, partly cloudy skies. Low near 45 (about 25 degrees above average). Wind: SE 7-12 MPH.
THURSDAY: Clouds with a few intervals of sunshine. There is a risk for scattered showers, especially during the afternoon. Near record high temperature is possible. High near 64. The record high for Syracuse is 67 set back in 1984. Becoming breezy. Wind: S then SW 10-20 MPH with gusts to 30 to 40 MPH. Winds will shift to W to WNW late in the day.
THURSDAY NIGHT: Partial clearing. Areas of fog and/or low clouds will be possible. Low near 39. Wind: NW to N to NE 5-10 MPH.
FRIDAY: Periods of scattered rain showers or even some thunder. The exact high temperatures will be determine by how much cloud coverage, showers, and exact position of a warm front will be. This is a very tricky forecast as afternoon temperatures could range from the 40s to 50s to 60s across upstate New York. Some limited breaks of sun late. High of 55, which is still 20 degrees above average. The record high for Syracuse is 65 set back in 1906.
FRIDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy and breezy with warm temperatures. Low near 53 and rising. That number is about 35 degrees above normal for a low temperature.
SATURDAY: Near record warmth is once again a possibility. Windy with partial sunshine leading to thickening cloud coverage. A line of heavier rain and potential thunderstorms are likely during the afternoon. We will need to watch area rivers for possible river flooding. High near 65, but falling late. Record high is 66 set back in 1957.
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