An upper level disturbance will cross the region today with scattered flurries and snow showers, along with cooler temperatures and breezy conditions. Lake effect snow will also continue in western areas and the Lake Ontario band may make it briefly into the Capital Region this evening. It will remain breezy and chilly into Thursday as high pressure returns with another storm system set to impact the region into the upcoming weekend.
Here is the exclusive Capital Region forecast from the Albany Weather Examiner:
- The next 48 hours…
Today – Mostly cloudy and breezy with a few breaks of sun and a chance of scattered flurries and snow showers. High 29-33. Winds west between 15 and 20 mph, gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of snow 30 percent.
Normal High/Low: 36° / 18°
Tonight – Mostly cloudy and breezy with a chance of snow showers. Low 15-19. Winds west between 15 and 20 mph, gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of snow 30 percent.
Thursday – Partly sunny and breezy. High 26-30. Winds northwest between 15 and 20 mph.
Thursday Night – Partly cloudy. Low 15-19. Winds northwest between 10 and 15 mph.
- The extended forecast…
Friday – Partly sunny with increasing clouds in the afternoon. High 35-39. Winds northwest around 5 mph.
Saturday – Cloudy with a chance snow in the morning, then snow likely in the afternoon. Low 25-29. High 34-38. Chance of snow 60 percent.
Sunday – Cloudy with snow likely in the morning, then a chance of snow showers. Low 26-30. High 33-37. Chance of snow 60 percent.
Monday – Mostly sunny. Low 23-27. High 37-41.
Tuesday – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers in the afternoon. Low 24-28. High 37-41. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Any weather-related decisions should always be made after consulting proper statements and forecasts from the National Weather Service.
Interested in writing for Examiner.com? Visit this link to apply today!