A weak area of high pressure will build into the region today with some sunshine returning. Low pressure will then track well south of the region into tonight, bringing some light snow showers to extreme southern areas. Weak high pressure will then return on Thursday before a clipper type system approaches from the Great Lakes on Friday with a chance of rain and snow showers as temperatures remain relatively mild.
Here is the exclusive Capital Region forecast from the Albany Weather Examiner:
- The next 48 hours…
Today – Morning clouds, then becoming partly sunny with increasing clouds late. High 36-40. Winds west between 5 and 10 mph.
Normal High/Low: 34° / 17°
Tonight – Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow showers, mainly south of Albany. Low 24-28. Winds northwest around 5 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent.
Thursday – Morning clouds, then becoming mostly sunny. High 39-43. Winds south around 5 mph.
Thursday Night – Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers after midnight. Low 27-31. Winds south between 5 and 10 mph. Chance of snow 30 percent.
- The extended forecast…
Friday – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. High 42-46. Winds southwest between 5 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Saturday – Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Low 21-25. High 30-34. Chance of snow 30 percent.
Sunday – Mostly cloudy and colder. Low 13-17. High 20-24.
Monday – Mostly sunny. Low 7-11. High 30-34.
Tuesday – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow. Low 18-22. High 35-39. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
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