Low pressure is centered over the Finger Lakes this morning. Even though the map has to put the red ‘L’ somewhere, the low itself actually sits over the majority of the region, not just southwestern Genesee County.
A stream of moisture rich air off of the Atlantic is feeding heavy rain into eastern New York and New England, while dry, cooler air is wrapping around the low into northern Pennsylvania and southern New York on its counter-clockwise flow.
This dry air will continue to push east, then northeast. This will disrupt the heavy rain over eastern New York, but New England will remain water logged today.
As is often the case, the weather directly underneath the low itself will be rather quiet, with all of the activity circulating around it. The extreme example of this phenomenon is, of course, the calm, clear eye of a hurricane.
With the Finger Lakes situated under the ‘eye’ of this low pressure, there should be little in the way of precipitation today. As the low drifts north, a few showers will be possible later this afternoon into the evening, but many areas may see nothing more than a few drops of rain, if that.
Temperatures will be a bit cooler today, but should still manage to remain or rise into the low and mid 60s. Overnight lows will be more comfortable for sleeping, bottoming out near 50º.
A few passing showers will be possible tomorrow as well before a better chance for rain on Saturday as another weather system moves in. This system will bring us some rather chilly weather starting Sunday, with highs in the 40s and 50s most of next week.[donate_button button_type=”default” title=”Please support Finger Lakes Weather!” style=”wdf-basic”]