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High pressure crests over the region with warm and pleasant conditions

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A weak area of high pressure will crest over the region today with drier weather and abundant sunshine returning for Mother’s Day. Temperatures will remain very mild despite yesterday’s frontal passage with breezy conditions developing this afternoon.

Unsettled weather then looks to increase into the new workweek as a back door cold front approaches late Monday into Tuesday. It will remain quite unsettled and become cooler into mid-week as another slow-moving frontal boundary approaches from the Great Lakes region.

The Capital Region forecast for the next 48 hours…

• Today:
Abundant sunshine with a few patchy clouds this afternoon. Breezy and very mild.
High 74°F
Winds West between 10 and 15 mph, gusting up to 25 mph.
Chance of rain 0 percent.

• Tonight:
Patchy clouds.
Low 49°F
Winds West around 5 mph.
Chance of rain 0 percent.

Albany, NY Normal Low/High: 46° / 68°

• Monday:
Intervals of clouds and sunshine with a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Very warm.
High 80°F
Winds West between 5 and 10 mph.
Chance of rain 30 percent.

• Monday Night:
Considerable cloudiness with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
Low 58°F
Winds Northwest around 5 mph.
Chance of rain 50 percent.

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A look ahead…

• Tuesday:
Considerable cloudiness and not as warm with a chance of scattered rain showers and thunderstorms.
High 69°F
Chance of rain 40 percent.

• Wednesday:
Considerable cloudiness with a chance of scattered rain showers.
High 68°F
Chance of rain 30 percent.

• Thursday:
Variable cloudiness with a chance of rain showers or a thunderstorm.
High 73°F
Chance of rain 50 percent.

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