By MARK HANOK
Friday will bring a continuation of partly to mostly sunny skies, moderate humidity and highs near 80 degrees, as all that rain associated with what’s left of Fay stays to our south across the Carolinas and mid-Atlantic states northward to Pennsylvania. On Saturday, a cold front approaching from western New York will bring the chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the afternoon;
otherwise, skies will be partly sunny with moderate humidity and highs in the low 80s.
Another high from central Canada will slide southeast to the Great Lakes on Sunday, bringing a return to bright sunshine and low humidity; highs will be in the mid-70s.
Labor Day will bring ideal weather, with bright sunshine, deep-blue skies and highs around 80 degrees. The same kind of weather pattern will prevail early next week.
Skies will be sunny on Tuesday and Wednesday with highs from 80 to 85 degrees.
Mark Hanok is an Otegobased meteorologist.
By MARK HANOK
- Weather Watch
- Weather watch The Susquehanna River level will be unusually low for the General Clinton Canoe Regatta during Memorial Day weekend.
- Weather Watch It’s really uncanny how the very dry weather pattern has continued in this area despite the succession of major storms that have moved to the west and south.
- Weather Watch Now that north has become a synonym for sunshine and south has become a synonym for rain, there’s no way that this extremely dry weather pattern can change at least for the next four weeks.
- Weather Watch March was the third straight month with below normal precipitation, and it looks like April will also turn out to be drier than normal.
- Weather Watch Temperatures were near normal in March, with precipitation around an inch below normal.
- Weather Watch On Friday a major storm will move to the Ohio Valley, while high pressure builds southward from eastern Canada. Skies will be partly sunny with highs from 55 to 60 degrees.
- Weather Watch When it’s warmer to the north and cooler to the south, it’s so easy to get into an extremely dry weather pattern in Otsego County. The weather forecast in last week’s weather column was more optimistic than other local weather forecasts, but the weather was actually much better than even we predicted.
- Weather Watch The jet stream will shift southward this week and a series of low pressure systems will move well to our south.
- Weather Watch Exactly as we predicted at the beginning of the month, it was one of the driest Februaries on record in Otsego County and throughout most of central and eastern New York. Thanks to the extreme upside-down temperature pattern with much warmer weather in Montana than in Georgia, and strong winds on Monday and Tuesday, an extremely dry weather pattern will be the theme for at least the next two to three weeks.
- Weather Watch Exactly as we’ve been predicting for the past month, this is turning out to be an exceptionally dry February - one of the driest on record in central and eastern New York.
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