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Breezy and turning much colder with arctic frontal passage

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Here is the exclusive forecast summary for the Capital Region of upstate New York and surrounding areas…

A strong arctic cold front will cross the region today with temperatures peaking this morning, and then falling through the afternoon with increasing west to northwest winds that will be gusty at times. High pressure will briefly build in tonight with very cold temperatures before a weak clipper system moves across the region on Tuesday with scattered snow showers. A large storm will then approach by late Thursday into Friday that could bring a widespread significant accumulation of snowfall.

  • The Capital Region forecast for the next 48 hours…

Today – Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of flurries or snow showers this morning, then becoming partly sunny, breezy, and colder. High 27-31. Winds west between 15 and 20 mph, gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent.

  • Albany, NY Normal Low/High: 16° / 32°

Tonight – Mostly clear and very cold. Low 5-9. Winds northwest between 5 and 10 mph.

Tuesday – Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers in the afternoon. High 24-28. Winds southwest between 5 and 10 mph. Chance of snow 40 percent.

Tuesday Night – Mostly cloudy and very cold with a chance of snow showers. Low 10-14. Winds west between 10 and 15 mph. Chance of snow 30 percent.

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We recommend that you heed all watches, warnings, and advisories from the National Weather Service as weather conditions can become life threatening with little or no advanced notice.



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