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Cold, but drier, airmass settles into the region behind winter storm

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The low pressure area responsible for the fresh blanket of snow over the region this morning was well out into the open waters of the Atlantic Ocean early this morning. This will allow high pressure from the Canadian prairies to begin sliding southeastward, into the northern tier of the United States today. This high pressure area will remain in control of our weather through the end of the work week and into at least the beginning of the weekend. Generally fair, dry, and cold conditions are expected through this period, with temperatures below normal.

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Another storm system approaches the region Saturday night and Sunday. Some additional snowfall is possible during this time, though accumulations do not look to be nearly as significant as those experienced on Wednesday.

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

Today: Morning clouds giving way to a mix of sun and clouds. Cold. High 20-25. Northwest winds 5-10 MPH.

Tonight: Mostly clear and cold. Low 5-10. West winds 5-10 MPH.

Friday: Mostly sunny and cold. High near 25. West winds 5-15 MPH.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Low near 5 above zero. West winds 5-10 MPH.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. High 25-30. West winds 5-10 MPH.

Sunday: Increasing clouds with a 40 percent chance of light snow. High near 30 and low near 15.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of light snow. High near 30 and low near 10.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. High near 25 and low near 10.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. High near 25 and low near 10.

Useful links...

Capital Region Weather Examiner Home Page
Capital Region Weather Examiner Facebook page
Current Surface Weather Map
Weather Prediction Center (WPC) Surface Weather Map 48 hour loop forecast

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