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Briefly warmer weather will be replaced by winter's chill by Tuesday

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Fair weather will remain over the region today as a storm system pulls away from the southern New England coast into the Gulf of Maine, and away from the area. This will allow high pressure to build into the area from the west, and a brisk westerly wind to kick up during the day on Monday. The high pressure area will remain in control of our weather through Tuesday.

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A strong cold front will approach the area Tuesday night, and pass through the region most likely during the morning hours on Wednesday. Some light snow is possible with the passage of this feature, and in addition, a return to windy and much colder weather for the remainder of the work week.

...Below is the official forecast for the Capital Region and vicinity...

Today: Mostly sunny and windy. High in the lower 30’s. West winds 10-20 MPH with some higher gusts to near 25 MPH possible at times.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, breezy, and cold. Low near 15. West winds 10-15 MPH. Wind chills near zero at times.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny and windy. High in the upper 20’s. Northwest winds 10-20 MPH with some higher gusts possible at times.

Tuesday Night: Increasing clouds. Low near 15. South winds 5-10 MPH.

Wednesday: A chance of snow showers in the morning. Otherwise, a mix of sun and clouds, windy, and turning colder by afternoon. High near 25. West winds increasing to 15-25 MPH with higher gusts by afternoon. Chance of snow is 40 percent. An inch or less of snow accumulation is possible.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, windy, and cold. High near 25 and low near 5.

Friday: Mostly sunny and cold. High near 25 and low near 15.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of rain and/or snow. High near 35 and low near 15.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers in the morning. Otherwise partly sunny and windy. High near 35 and low near 15.

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