Written by John DiPasquale:
Good Monday WNY! Not so good weather wise today, but the weather will improve greatly after a possibly frosty start to our Tuesday in spots south of the Thruway across the normally colder spots of the Finger Lakes region. So if you have tender plants & vegetation that you want to keep going strong I would cover or bring them in before going to bed this evening. Lows south of the Thruway will likely drop into the mid & upper 30s with a few low 30s, while most of the rest of the area around & north of the Thruway will be around 40 with the exception of areas within a few miles of Lake Ontario that should not go any lower than around 50.
After the cold start to Tuesday high pressure basically on top of us will provide plenty of sun & aid in warming temperatures into the 60s Tuesday afternoon, low 70s Wednesday & mid 70s Thursday with more sun. Some clouds will likely blend with the sun Thursday, but it should stay dry & warm to almost summery levels!
By the end of the week, a few showers & storms may drift in with temperatures likely remaining above average well into the 70s to maybe near 80, but it looks like this will all change Saturday with some showers & storms possible, as a cold front slides through & ushers in a mid fall air mass with a few lake effect showers possible for the Rochester Marathon Sunday morning & official start of the fall season Sunday afternoon! Stay tuned for updates from News 8.