A weak system will pass to our southeast this morning with any lingering flurries or snow showers tapering off. A much larger system will then approach from the southwest by late Wednesday into Thursday with another round of snow and perhaps some sleet and freezing rain mixed in, with significant amounts possible.
- A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for the entire region from Wednesday evening through Thursday evening. A moderate to heavy snowfall is possible with some mixing of sleet and freezing rain.
Here is the exclusive Capital Region forecast from the Albany Weather Examiner:
- The next 48 hours…
Today – Cloudy with light snow tapering off this morning, then gradually becoming partly sunny this afternoon. High 32-36. Winds northwest around 5 mph. Chance of snow 40 percent.
Normal High/Low: 33° / 19°
Tonight – Mostly clear. Low 17-21. Winds northwest around 5 mph.
Wednesday – Partly sunny in the morning, with increasing clouds in the afternoon and a chance of snow late in the day. High 32-36. Winds east around 5 mph. Chance of snow 40 percent.
Wednesday Night – Cloudy with snow likely, possibly mixing with sleet. The snow could be heavy at times toward morning. Low 26-30. Winds northeast between 10 and 15 mph. Chance of snow near 100 percent. Significant snow and sleet accumulations likely.
- The extended forecast…
Thursday – Cloudy with snow and sleet likely in the morning, then snow likely in the afternoon. The snow could be heavy at times. High 34-38. Winds northeast between 10 and 15 mph, gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent. Significant snow and sleet accumulations possible.
Friday – Cloudy with a chance of snow showers in the morning, otherwise mostly cloudy. Low 21-25. High 30-34. Chance of snow 30 percent.
- Check out the Local Radar and listen to NOAA Weather Radio on the Albany Weather Online website.
Saturday – Cloudy with a chance of snow. Low 15-19. High 29-33. Chance of snow 40 percent.
Sunday – Cloudy with a chance of snow. Low 18-22. High 26-30. Chance of snow 40 percent.
Monday – Mostly cloudy. Low 13-17. High 24-28.
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