Weather: Mild, but rain never far away this week

ITHACA, NY – It’ll be a seasonally mild but showery week ahead, as multiple storm systems trek across Tompkins County in the coming days. Your best days for outdoor activity are spaced out – Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. In other words, you might as well just keep the umbrella by your front door because you’ll probably need it this week.

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Thicker clouds are building in across Upstate New York this afternoon and evening as a low pressure storm moves northeast from the Western Great Lakes and into Canada. This is not expected to be a big washout, as it is not a strong system and the rain will be bands of showers rather than one large mass of precipitation. Total rainfall generally will be around or less than one-tenth of an inch. That said, the system will move slowly through the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes, which will result in an extended unsettled period where showers may occur.

Tomorrow, it is likely that the temperature of the day will start to move. heating. Overnight there will be mostly cloudy skies and scattered light rain showers through sunrise. With the humidity and cloud cover, lows will be fairly mild, in the low 50s.

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