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Here's your summer weather outlook for Western New York

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Here's your summer weather outlook for Western New York
Posted at 6:19 AM, Jun 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-18 10:51:19-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Summer arrives this Saturday at 5:44 p.m. and it will certainly feel summer-like this weekend.

Looking ahead for July, August, and September computer models continue to forecast above normal temperatures for Western New York.

El Nino remains in a neutral phase and this normally leads to above normal temperatures for our area.

Another factor for our long range forecast is the low soil moisture conditions.

Combine that with a neutral El Nino and we expect temperatures to be about 1 to 3 degrees above normal this summer.

We average three days at 90 degrees or above and we've already had two.

Buffalo has never officially had a high of 100 degrees.

Precipitation is expected to be near normal this summer.

More of your 7 First Alert Forecast here.