Thunderstorms likely this afternoon; highs in 70s this week

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 16 August 2020 at 10:06 am

Photo by Tom Rivers: A boy has fun on the big rocks in Lake Ontario at Lighthouse Christian Camp in Barker on Thursday after the sunset.

Orleans County will see highs in the 70s most of this week, according to the National Weather Service in Buffalo.

Today is forecast for a high of 78 with showers and thunderstorms likely after 11 a.m.

The Weather Service also says there is a marginal risk for severe thunderstorms Monday with damaging winds being the primary threat.

Most of Monday will be partly sunny with a high near 79. That will be followed by a sunny Tuesday with a high near 77.

Wednesday will be sunny with a high near 78, followed by a mostly sunny Thursday with a high near 77. Friday is forecast for mostly sunny with a high near 81.

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