Low pressure and an associated warm front will approach the region from the west this afternoon with rain showers developing, along with a bit of freezing rain and sleet in the colder sheltered mountain valleys. An even warmer air mass will arrive for the weekend with another chance of showers by Sunday afternoon.
Here is the exclusive Capital Region forecast from the Albany Weather Examiner:
- The next 48 hours…
Today – Cloudy with a chance of rain showers this afternoon. High 35-39. Winds south between 10 and 15 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Normal High/Low: 30° / 14°
Tonight – Cloudy with a rain showers likely. Low 33-37. Winds south between 10 and 15 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.
Saturday – Cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers in the morning, otherwise mostly cloudy and becoming mild with a few breaks of sunshine late. High 44-48. Winds southeast around 5 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Saturday Night – Mostly cloudy with some drizzle and patchy fog. Low 36-40. Winds southeast around 5 mph.
- The extended forecast…
Sunday – Mostly cloudy and mild with a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. High 50-54. Winds south between 5 and 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Monday – Cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Low 37-41. High 40-44. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Tuesday – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow. Low 27-31. High 34-38. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Wednesday – Partly sunny. Low 24-28. High 35-39.
Thursday – Partly sunny. Low 17-21. High 26-30.
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