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High pressure settles over the region with pleasant conditions expected

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High pressure will build west across the region today with intervals of clouds and sunshine and seasonable temperatures, ushering out the clouds and chill of yesterday away from our area. Dry weather is expected to continue into this evening until the next weather system begins to approach.

Another cold front and associated disturbance will approach the region late tonight into Friday with a renewed chance of showers and thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. High pressure will then return for the weekend bringing pleasantly mild conditions. Another cold front will then approach the region by late Monday.

The Capital Region forecast for the next 48 hours…

• Today:
Sunshine mixing with some clouds. Warmer.
High 71°F
Winds South between 5 and 10 mph.
Chance of rain 0 percent.

• Tonight:
Mostly cloudy.
Low 50°F
Winds South between 5 and 10 mph.
Chance of rain 20 percent.

Albany, NY Normal Low/High: 51° / 73°

• Friday:
Intervals of clouds and sunshine with a chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Some of the storms could contain small hail.
High 74°F
Winds Northwest between 5 and 10 mph.
Chance of rain 50 percent.

• Friday Night:
Mostly cloudy with a shower or thunderstorm possible in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy after midnight.
Low 50°F
Winds North between 5 and 10 mph.
Chance of rain 30 percent.

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A look ahead…

• Saturday:
Intervals of clouds and sunshine with a slight chance of an isolated shower.
High 72°F
Chance of rain 20 percent.

• Sunday:
Abundant sunshine and beautiful.
High 77°F
Chance of rain 0 percent.

• Monday:
Intervals of clouds and sunshine.
High 80°F
Chance of rain 10 percent.

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