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Lots of rain, cooler temperatures in forecast

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 31 May 2015 at 12:00 am

Photo by Tom Rivers – This photo shows the Oak Orchard Lighthouse at Point Breeze on Thursday evening, when temperatures were in the 80s.

It will be much cooler today with a high near 48 with showers and patchy fog, according to the National Weather Service.

The Weather Service is warning of potential hazardous weather late this afternoon and evening for Orleans and much of western and central New York. The region could see ¾ to 1 ½ inches of rain.

“A cold front will stall to the south of the region this morning,” the Weather Service said. “A wave of low pressure will form on this cold front and advance northeastward along the boundary. This wave of low pressure will bring another round of moderate to significant rainfall this late afternoon and evening to Western New York and the across the region tonight.”

The forecast shows more rain on Monday with a high of 45, followed by a high of 61 on Tuesday and 66 on Wednesday. By Thursday, the high will be up to 75 with 81 on Friday, according to the National Weather Service.