Skip to main content
  1. News
  2. Weather & Climate

Cold front slowly approaches with showers and thunderstorms producing heavy rain

See also

Today’s Weather Synopsis…

A slow-moving cold front will track through the region today into this evening with increasing chances of showers and thunderstorms by this afternoon from northwest to southeast. A few storms could even become strong with gusty winds and heavy downpours, and some minor areas of flash flooding or poor drainage flooding are possible, especially north and west of the Capital Region where a flash flood watch has been issued.

Some showers or an isolated thunderstorm will linger into Thursday as the cold front remains nearby, but drier conditions will gradually attempt to filter into the region by Thursday night. Drier and less humid weather will build into the region by late week and into the weekend as high pressure returns.

The Capital Region forecast for the next 48 hours…

• Today:
Variably cloudy and humid with a slight chance of showers this morning, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm late this afternoon. Some of the storms could contain gusty winds and heavy downpours.
High 82°F
Winds South between 5 and 10 mph.
Chance of rain 60 percent.

• Tonight:
Mostly cloudy, warm, and humid with showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Some of the storms could contain gusty winds and heavy downpours.
Low 69°F
Winds Southeast between 10 and 15 mph.
Chance of rain 80 percent.

Albany, NY Normal Low/High: 59° / 80°

• Thursday:
Mostly cloudy with a chance of scattered showers in the morning, then intervals of clouds and sun developing with a slight chance of a shower or a thunderstorm in the afternoon.
High 82°F
Winds South between 10 and 15 mph, becoming Northwest.
Chance of rain 50 percent.

• Thursday Night:
Partly cloudy.
Low 60°F
Winds Northwest between 5 and 10 mph.
Chance of rain 10 percent.

Related...

Interactive Radar
Weather Maps
Weather Alerts

A look ahead…

• Friday:
Becoming less humid with sunshine and patchy clouds.
High 82°F
Chance of rain 10 percent.

• Saturday:
Sunshine and patchy clouds.
High 84°F
Chance of rain 0 percent.

• Sunday:
Intervals of clouds and sun.
High 85°F
Chance of rain 10 percent.

Advertisement

News

  • Israel, Hamas clash in Gaza
    Hamas claims to have captured an IDF soldier on the bloodiest day of the conflict
    Video
    Video
  • Missing bodies
    38 bodies have not been found from the MH17 debris field in eastern Ukraine
    World News
  • Peeping Toms in NSA?
    Has the NSA seen you naked? Edward Snowden says it's not unlikely
    NSA
  • Autism study
    The newest, largest study on autism suggests that it mostly has to do with genetics
    Science
  • McIlroy takes Open
    Rory McIlroy hangs onto the lead and wins the 2014 British Open
    Sports
  • $23 billion payout
    A jury sides with the widow of a smoker, tobacco company shells out $23 billion
    Headlines