A mass of cloud cover, associated with low pressure and an attendant cold front, will sweep through the Capital Region this morning. Southerly winds had picked up this morning in advance of the frontal system, and will shift to the west and eventually the northwest through the afternoon as the front passes through. The front looks to stall south of the region Tuesday and Wednesday. High pressure looks to nose into our area through this time period and should help in keeping things dry and giving us a fair amount of sunshine. Temperatures will still be above normal for this time of year through the midweek period, though they will be tempered from the levels reached over the weekend.
Wednesday night into Thursday another cold front, associated with a chillier airmass, will drop southward toward the region. This will bring increased chances for some snow shower activity, and gusty winds. Chilly weather will preside over the area into the weekend, and another reinforcing shot of cold air looks to come barreling down the pike from central Canada on Saturday night and into Sunday. This system may bring a defined shot of Arctic air to the region early next week.
Today: A chance of showers this morning. Otherwise, becoming partly to mostly sunny and breezy this afternoon. Early high in the mid 40's with temperatures remaining steady or slowly falling during the afternoon. Southerly winds 10-20 MPH early this morning, shifting northwest this afternoon and becoming gusty at times. Chance of rain is 30 percent.
Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low near 25. Light northwest winds.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny. High in the mid 30's. Light northwest winds.
Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Low near 25. Light and variable winds.
Wednesday: Partly sunny. High 35-40. Light southerly winds.
Thursday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers in the morning, otherwise gradual clearing and breezy. High near 35 and low near 20.
Friday: Mostly sunny and breezy. High near 35 and low near 15.
Saturday: Partly sunny. High near 35 and low near 25.