Weather forecast: Rain and snow overnight, more to come at times this weekend

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Detailed forecast for Rochester, the Lakeshore & Finger Lakes

Cold rain is falling across the region tonight, mixing with snow at times across higher elevations. Expect more of the same through midnight.

As colder air slowly works its way in overnight most of the rain should turn to a bit of wet snow. Accumulations will be minor to say the least with nothing more than a half of an inch to an inch of snow expected in some spots by Saturday afternoon. A more detailed breakdown can be found in the article below.

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As the storm migrates through the Northeast, a westerly wind with marginally cooler air will pick up on some lake moisture setting the stage for lake enhanced showers of rain and wet snow Saturday night into Sunday.

The bills game Saturday night will be a bit breezy at times with temperatures near 30. Outside of a few flurries, it will be quiet. See that forecast here.

Some of the higher elevations south of Rochester could see an inch or two accumulation through early Sunday. Temperatures aloft are just not cold enough to warrant any chance for significant lake-effect snow showers. That said, there will be some lingering flakes likely through the first half of the work week with clouds to dominate skies.

A weak disturbance will pass through the lower Great Lakes and bring light scattered snow showers Monday. That may again be followed by a few lingering lake flakes Tuesday. Temperatures will return to seasonal for late January with lows in the low 20s and highs in the low 30s. Another snowfall is expected to graze the region by the end of the work week.

-WROC Weather Team

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