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Friday, Saturday will offer relief from unsettled weather

After an incredibly active weather week in the Finger Lakes — Friday looks to be a calm, summer-like way to end it.

The weekend forecast looks like a mixed bag, although Saturday will likely be the “pick” day of the weekend. Especially for those who are trying to get outside for a barbecue or some boating.

Friday is expected to be clear with highs into the low-80s. The humidity should be slightly lower than it was early-Thursday, which spawned the heavy rain and storms that rolled through the region — packing quite a punch to the south of the Finger Lakes.

Saturday will be mostly cloudy with a high around 80 degrees. It’ll be a comfortable change, as again, the weather is expected to be “calm” most of that day. There is a chance for some overnight showers or thunderstorms, but nothing major.

According to FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil — Sunday is the day of concern for the region. It’s the day where the atmosphere will setup for a situation like the one experienced on Thursday. While the entire region will not see a major, soaking rainfall — heavy, localized downpours, which could spur flooding — amid rising concerns about severe weather — will make afternoon outdoor activity a challenge.

Extended Forecast from the National Weather Service

Friday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Light and variable wind becoming west around 5 mph after midnight.

Saturday

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 80. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday Night

A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4 am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Sunday

Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11 am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Sunday Night

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and midnight, then a chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday

A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Monday Night

A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tuesday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

Tuesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Wednesday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

Wednesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Thursday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

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