A warm front will push north through the region today with any light snow or flurries ending this morning and slightly milder air pushing northward. A stronger clipper system will impact the region tonight, but with milder air in place, mainly rain is expected except for northern areas which will see a mixture of freezing rain and sleet. A strong arctic cold front will approach by the end of the weekend with snow squalls and much colder temperatures into early next week.
- A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for the southern Adirondacks, the Lake George/Saratoga region, and southern Vermont from 11 PM this evening through 10 AM Saturday for a mixture of sleet and freezing rain with up to a tenth of an inch of ice accretion possible.
Here is the complete forecast for Albany and the Capital Region of upstate New York:
- The next 48 hours…
TODAY – Morning flurries and snow showers, then becoming mostly cloudy. Warmer with a high in the lower 40’s. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of snow 30%.
TONIGHT – Cloudy with rain likely, possibly mixing with sleet at times. Low in the mid 30’s. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
SATURDAY – Cloudy with rain and sleet likely in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. High in the mid 40’s. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
SATURDAY NIGHT – Mostly cloudy. Low in the lower 30’s. West wind around 5 mph.
- The extended forecast…
NEW YEAR’S DAY – Partly sunny and breezy. High in the mid 40’s. Low in the upper 20’s.
MONDAY – Mostly cloudy and breezy with a chance of rain and snow showers in the afternoon. High in the upper 30’s. Low in the mid 10’s. Chance of rain and snow 40%.
TUESDAY – Partly sunny and much colder with a chance of flurries and snow showers. High in the lower 20’s. Low in the mid single digits. Chance of snow 30%.
WEDNESDAY – Mostly sunny. High in the mid 20’s. Low in the mid teens.
THURSDAY – Partly sunny. High in the lower 30’s. Low in the mid 20’s.
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