Cooler weather will return to the region today, but an upper level disturbance will approach late this afternoon with increasing clouds and scattered rain and snow showers, or perhaps even some graupel. It will remain a bit blustery and chilly to close out the workweek with a clipper system forecast to arrive for the weekend.
Here is the exclusive Capital Region forecast from the Albany Weather Examiner:
- The next 48 hours…
Today – Mostly sunny this morning with increasing clouds and a chance of rain, snow, or graupel showers by late afternoon. High 41-45. Winds west between 5 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Normal High/Low: 43° / 24°
Tonight – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers in the evening, then a chance of snow showers. Low 23-27. Winds west between 5 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Thursday – Mostly cloudy and windy with a slight chance of flurries or snow showers. High 30-34. Winds west between 15 and 20 mph, gusting up to 40 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent.
Thursday Night – Partly cloudy, breezy, and cold. Low 15-19. Winds northwest between 10 and 15 mph.
- The extended forecast…
Friday – Mostly sunny with increasing clouds late. High 37-41. Winds west between 5 and 10 mph.
Saturday – Cloudy with a chance of snow showers, possibly mixing with rain in the valley. Low 25-29. High 36-40. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Sunday – Partly sunny. Low 22-26. High 37-41.
Monday – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain or snow. Low 25-29. High 37-41. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Tuesday – Cloudy with a chance of rain or snow. Low 29-33. High 36-40. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
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