Your weather forecast for Cortland County for Monday, December 27, 2021:

A weak wave of unstable weather will pass through the region today.

It will be a cloudy but dry morning in front of this beam of atmospheric energy. Precipitation will begin to approach the area from early to mid-afternoon as a band of snow.

This snow will have to overcome the dry air on the surface, so at first it may not reach the ground. There will likely be light snow with less than an inch of accumulation.

Behind this band of snow drizzle and pockets of freezing drizzle will form. The best chance for an ice frosting will be at higher elevations. Lower elevations, including the town of Cortland, are expected to remain mostly rainy.

High daytime temperatures will reach just above 32 degrees for most areas, with a few highs at or just below freezing.

Winds will be southeast at around 5 mph until they increase to nearly 10 mph shortly after sunset. The wind speed will stay around 10 mph throughout the evening with a gradual southerly wind change.

This will help keep temperatures stable for the first part of the evening with a few degrees hike overnight. This should end the risk of overnight ice, with drizzle becoming less frequent near dawn.

Here is an overview of the weather forecast for the next few days:

Tuesday: Rather cloudy. Evening snow or mixed precipitation. Morning low in the 30s and mids. Afternoon peaks in the upper 30s.

Wednesday: Early showers. Cloudy otherwise. Morning lows in the 1930s. Afternoon highs in the lows.

Thusday: Sun and clouds. Morning lows in the mid-1920s. Afternoon highs in the mid-1930s.

Friday: Quite sunny. Morning lows in the mid-20s. Afternoon highs near 40.