FLX Forecast: Warming up for the work week

The work week will start out with our warmest day of the year so far as temperatures will push above 80 degrees for the first time this spring. After a slight cooldown and a rainy Tuesday, things clear up, and warm up, for the rest of the week. At the moment, Mother’s Day is looking mild and wet but we’ll get a clearer picture of the weekend in a couple of days.For the latest local forecast and live radar images visit the FingerLakes1.com FingerLakes1.com Local Weather Center.Also, a FIRE WEATHER WATCH has been issued by the National Weather Service for Central New York on Monday. The text of the NWS warning is below…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BINGHAMTON HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER WATCH… WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.* AFFECTED AREA…ALL OF CENTRAL NEW YORK AND NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA.* TIMING…MONDAY AFTERNOON INTO EARLY MONDAY EVENING.* WINDS…SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.* RELATIVE HUMIDITY…DROPPING TO THE 25 TO 30 PERCENT RANGE.* TEMPERATURES…IN THE UPPER 70S TO LOW 80S.* LIGHTNING… THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED.* IMPACTS…ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP COULD SPREAD RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG WARNINGS.

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