Heat and humidity climb Wednesday morning ahead of an incoming cold front. Temperatures will likely reach the upper 70s in the Mohawk Valley before thunderstorms hit.
Thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening have the potential to become severe. That means damaging winds, heavy rain, and small hail are possible. Slow-moving storms could lead to some minor flooding and will be monitored closely.
Thursday features a quieter day but a few spotty showers are possible due to the lake effect; cold air flowing over the warm waters of Lake Ontario. Temperatures Thursday and Friday top out in the lower 70s. Looking ahead, a pleasant, warm weekend is expected with temperatures reaching the mid to upper 70s.