A strong upper level disturbance will bring a few scattered flurries and snow showers into this afternoon, with temperatures remaining rather chilly. High pressure will return to the region on Sunday with plenty of sunshine, but remaining cold. A gradual warming trend will then develop into early next week as a warm front approaches with a period of unsettled weather developing, starting with some light accumulating snow on Monday.
Here is the exclusive Capital Region forecast from the Albany Weather Examiner:
- The next 48 hours…
Today – Partly sunny this morning with increasing clouds and a chance of flurries or snow showers late this afternoon. High 20-24. Winds northwest between 10 and 15 mph, gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of snow 30 percent.
Normal High/Low: 31° / 14°
Tonight – Mostly cloudy and breezy with a slight chance of flurries this evening, then becoming partly cloudy and very cold. Low 3-7. Winds northwest between 10 and 15 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent.
Sunday – Mostly sunny. High 23-27. Winds northwest around 5 mph.
Sunday Night – Partly cloudy. Low 9-13. Winds west around 5 mph.
- The extended forecast…
Monday – Cloudy with snow likely in the afternoon. High 27-31. Winds southeast around 5 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent. Some snow accumulation is possible.
Tuesday – Cloudy with a chance of freezing rain and sleet in the morning, then turning milder with a chance of rain. Low 24-28. High 41-45. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Wednesday – Mostly cloudy and mild with a chance of rain showers. Low 38-42. High 44-48. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Thursday – Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Low 26-30. High 31-35. Chance of snow 40 percent.
Friday – Partly sunny. Low 17-21. High 27-31.
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