Despite some recent rainfall, a drought watch remains in effect for much of the region. In fact, Elk County was added to the watch area and a drought warning has been issued for Potter County. In these areas you are asked to conserve water usage.
Friday will start off with plenty of clouds and some drizzle in places, mainly to the east of I-99. There will be a clearing trend from the north to the south through the day and everyone should be mostly sunny by the end of the day. Highs on Friday will be in the 70s. This is lower than recent days and the humidity will start to lower in areas near and north of I-80. Friday night will be partly cloudy and more comfortable than recent nights with some areas of fog. Lows will be in the lower to middle 50s with some cooler spots north of I-80 maybe touching the 40s.
Saturday will become partly to mostly cloudy. There is a slight chance for a shower or some drizzle by the end of the day. Highs will be in the lower to middle 70s. The next front will bring a fair amount of clouds along with some showers Saturday night into Sunday. There will also be a thunderstorm in some places. Highs Sunday will be in the middle 70s.
Behind this front, comfortable air is going to move into the region for the beginning of next week. Monday will be partly to mostly sunny with lowering humidity. Highs will be in the lower to middle 70s. It will be comfortable Monday night with lows in the lower 50s, some places could even drop into the upper 40s. Tuesday will feature plenty of sunshine with highs near to just above 70 and low humidity. Wednesday will also be comfortable with sunshine mixing with some clouds. Highs will be near to just above 70. Thursday will feature a mix of clouds and sunshine. We will have the chance for some showers as a cold front starts to approach the region once again. Highs will be in the lower to middle 70s.