A frigid and bitter cold arctic mass will remain in place for the rest of the week, with dangerously cold wind chills possible from a gusty west-northwest breeze. Another system will approach by late Thursday and is expected to bring some light snow showers into Friday.
Here is the exclusive Capital Region forecast from the Albany Weather Examiner:
- The next 48 hours…
Today – Partly sunny, breezy, and frigid with a slight chance of flurries this afternoon. High 9-13. Winds west between 10 and 15 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent.
Normal High/Low: 31° / 14°
Tonight – Partly cloudy and frigid. Low -2 to 0. Winds west around 5 mph.
Thursday – Mostly sunny, breezy, and very cold. High 11-15. Winds northwest between 10 and 15 mph.
Thursday Night – Mostly clear and frigid. Low -8 to -4. Winds west around 5 mph.
- The extended forecast…
Friday – Partly sunny and cold with increasing clouds and a chance of light snow in the late afternoon. High 17-21. Winds west around 5 mph. Chance of snow 30 percent.
Saturday – Cloudy with a slight chance of snow showers in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Low 2-6. High 19-23. Chance of snow 20 percent.
Sunday – Mostly sunny. Low 4-8. High 22-26.
Monday – Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Low 11-15. High 29-33. Chance of snow 30 percent.
Tuesday – Mostly cloudy. Low 18-22. High 34-38.
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