An east-west frontal boundary setting up close to central New York will influence our weather over the next few days. There will be a couple of weak areas of low pressure will move from west to east along this stalled front and cause showers from time to time. The best chance will come tomorrow and in particular from Syracuse southward.
By Wednesday or Thursday morning at the latest that stalled front will be on the move to our north as a warm front. That will turn our winds into the south-southwest and we will start to import some very warm air into central New York. That breeze and sunshine both Thursday and Friday should boost us into the 70s. Although those temperatures will be well above normal for this time of year they will likely come up short of the record highs.
There are still some questions as to when our next front, a cold front, moves through central New York. There are signs that the front may not come through until Sunday (at the earliest) so we are going to keep with the above normal temperatures for the start of the weekend.
A tropical low, quite possibly a tropical storm Sandy, is forecast to take shape over the Caribbean the next couple of days and eventually lift north toward the East Coast. Exactly how this system moves and how it may, or may not, interact with the aforementioned front will play a large role as to what happens in the region Sunday and beyond. In short, future forecasts may change so you’ll want to check back for updates.