Sunshine and 70s in the forecast this week

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 22 May 2016 at 12:00 am

Highs could hit 80s later in the week

GAINES – John Goslau of Albion was out this afternoon on the Erie Canal with his dog, Hunter Bob, a standard poodle. They are on the canal towpath just west of the Gaines Basin Road Bridge.

Today there is a lot of sunshine with a high of 68. The forecast for the week shows highs in the 70s the first half of the week and then 80s later in the week, according to the National Weather Service in Buffalo.

The highs include 74 on Monday, 75 on Tuesday, 78 on Wednesday, 82 on Thursday, 80 on Friday and 83 on Saturday.

A boater passes underneath the canal bridge on Gaines Basin Road this afternoon.