A warm front will approach the region from the southwest today and bring a wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain changing to rain into this afternoon, before a weak cold front moves through late in the day with some lingering snow showers. It will then turn breezy and cooler on Tuesday, along with a few scattered rain or snow showers as a weak disturbance moves through.
- A winter weather advisory is in effect for the Capital Region until Noon for a wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain.
Here is the exclusive Capital Region forecast from the Albany Weather Examiner:
- The next 48 hours…
Today – Cloudy with sleet and freezing rain likely this morning, changing to light rain and drizzle with patchy fog in the afternoon. High 39-43. Winds south between 10 and 15 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
Normal High/Low: 34° / 17°
Tonight – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers this evening, changing to snow showers after midnight. Low 28-32. Winds west between 10 and 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Tuesday – Mostly cloudy and breezy with a chance of rain and snow showers. High 38-42. Winds west between 15 and 20 mph, gusting up to 40 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Tuesday Night – Mostly cloudy. Low 20-24. Winds west between 10 and 15 mph, gusting up to 30 mph.
- The extended forecast…
Wednesday – Mostly sunny with increasing clouds late. High 37-41. Winds west around 5 mph.
Thursday – Morning clouds, then becoming partly sunny. Low 23-27. High 37-41.
Friday – Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Low 24-28. High 38-42. Chance of snow 30 percent.
Saturday – Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Low 21-25. High 30-34. Chance of snow 30 percent.
Sunday – Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Low 15-23. High 24-28. Chance of snow 30 percent.
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