Great autumn weather ahead in the FLX

The storm system that passed by to our north yesterday is located just north of New England this morning. Meanwhile, a huge area of high pressure is setting up over the Great Plains. In between, we will be stuck in a breezy northwest flow of cold air on the back side of the low pressure system. Temperatures will struggle into the mid 50s today.With the cold air flowing over the warm waters of Lake Ontario, lake effect processes will kick in. The existing cloud cover will be enhanced and will likely stick around the vast majority of the day. There will also be occasional lake effect showers, especially in the eastern Finger Lakes.As dreary as Monday will be, the remainder of the week will be gorgeous. The high pressure over the Plains will expand and sit in place, dominating the majority of the eastern 2/3rds of the nation. Warm air will build north, then east around the high. Temperatures should being to flirt with 70º as early as Wednesday and should remain above average through the weekend with little to no rain.For the latest local forecast, conditions, and live radar images visit the FingerLakes1.com Local Weather Center.

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