An arctic front will cross the region today, ushering in a much colder and more arctic air mass as temperatures quickly drop behind the boundary this afternoon with a very cold night expected. After a chilly Friday, temperatures will begin to moderate into the weekend as a warm front approaches, but another strong cold front will approach on Sunday with a very chilly air mass expected to remain in place for much of next week.
Here is the exclusive Capital Region forecast from the Albany Weather Examiner:
- The next 48 hours…
Today – Mostly cloudy, breezy, and turning colder with a slight chance of flurries and snow showers and some breaks of sun possible. High 31-35. Winds northwest between 10 and 15 mph, gusting up to 25 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent.
Normal High/Low: 30° / 14°
Tonight – Mostly cloudy and cold. Low 6-10. Winds north between 5 and 10 mph.
Friday – Mostly sunny and cold. High 21-25. Winds west between 10 and 15 mph.
Friday Night – Mostly cloudy. Low 16-20. Winds south between 5 and 10 mph.
- The extended forecast…
Saturday – Partly sunny. High 38-42. Winds south between 15 and 20 mph.
Sunday – Mostly cloudy, breezy, and turning colder with a chance of snow showers. Low 25-29. High 32-36. Chance of snow 40 percent.
Monday – Partly sunny and cold. Low 9-13. High 20-24.
Tuesday – Mostly cloudy and cold with a chance of snow showers. Low 8-12. High 19-23. Chance of snow 30 percent.
Wednesday – Partly sunny and cold. Low 7-11. High 19-23.
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