A weak low pressure system passing to our south late today and tonight will bring a light accumulating snowfall into Tuesday morning. A frigid and bitter cold air mass will then settle into the region through mid-week, with another system expected to bring some light snow by Friday.
Here is the exclusive Capital Region forecast from the Albany Weather Examiner:
- The next 48 hours…
Today – Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers this afternoon. High 23-27. Winds southeast between 5 and 10 mph. Chance of snow 40 percent.
Normal High/Low: 30° / 14°
Tonight – Cloudy with light snow likely. Low 13-17. Winds southeast between 10 and 15 mph. Chance of snow 60 percent. Snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches.
Tuesday – Mostly cloudy, breezy, and very cold with a chance of snow showers in the morning. High 19-23. Winds west between 15 and 20 mph, gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of snow 30 percent.
Tuesday Night – Partly cloudy and frigid. Low 1-5. Winds northwest between 5 and 10 mph.
- The extended forecast…
Wednesday – Partly sunny and frigid. High 11-15. Winds west between 10 and 15 mph.
Thursday – Mostly sunny and very cold. Low -3 to 1. High 15-19.
Friday – Cloudy and cold with a chance of snow. Low 5-9. High 19-23. Chance of snow 50 percent.
Saturday – Partly sunny and cold. Low 8-12. High 19-23.
Sunday – Mostly sunny. Low 4-8. High 23-27.
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