Snow Increases Tuesday
Light snow showers across the Finger Lakes Tuesday morning will gradually become steadier and heavier this afternoon and evening.
A frontal boundary extends from New England, southwest through the Tennessee Valley and into Texas this morning.
Wintry precipitation behind the front extends into the Deep South as multiple waves of low pressure ride along this front.
For us here in the Finger Lakes, the snow is light this morning and will continue to be so into the early afternoon.
However, as one of those waves passes to our southeast, a period of steadier, moderate snow will be likely.
The heaviest snow will fall between 4 pm and midnight tonight. Accumulations of a couple inches will be possible, especially for areas further south and east.
Snow will transition back to on and off snow showers through the night and Wednesday.
A few light snow showers will linger into the afternoon hours, but with no additional accumulation.
Temperatures Remain a Touch Cool
The warmer air associated with this storm system will remain southeast of the Finger Lakes.
For Tuesday, the waves of low pressure will remain rather weak, meaning there will be no significant influx of cold air, even as the front remains to our east.
Temperatures today should rise from the low and middle 20s this morning to around 30 degrees this afternoon.
Low pressure will strengthen tonight along the New England coast, increasing the flow of cold air into the Finger Lakes.
Morning lows Wednesday will drop back into the teens with highs during the afternoon around 20 degrees.
Thursday morning will also be cold, with most places dropping back into the single digits. Sunny skies should help temperatures get close to normal Thursday afternoon though, with highs in the upper 20s.
Temperatures then look to warm slightly for the weekend with 30s and some 40s possible.You can get the forecast for your zip-code by filling in the box below. Bookmark your page on all your devices so you can always get the best weather for the Finger Lakes. You can read more about these zip-code forecasts here.