High pressure will gradually shift east across the region into the afternoon as another frontal boundary will approach the region late today with a few showers and thunderstorms possible late this afternoon into the evening. A potentially unsettled weekend is on the way a stronger frontal boundary approaches and only slowly moves through on Saturday, with the potential for a significant round of rain that may linger into Sunday.
Here is the exclusive Capital Region forecast from the Albany Weather Examiner:
- The next 48 hours…
TODAY – Patchy morning fog, then gradually becoming partly sunny and warm with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the late afternoon, especially over the higher terrain. A few storms may contain gusty winds and small hail. High 83-87. Winds southwest between 5 and 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Normal High/Low: 76° / 55°
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, especially south and east of Albany, then becoming partly cloudy. Low 61-65. Winds west around 5 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.
FRIDAY – Partly sunny and warm. High 83-87. Winds south between 5 and 10 mph.
FRIDAY NIGHT – Partly cloudy and mild with a slight chance of showers after midnight. Low 65-69. Winds south between 10 and 15 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
- The extended forecast…
SATURDAY – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. High 77-81. Winds south between 10 and 15 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
SUNDAY – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Low 59-63. High 71-75. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Check out the Local Radar and listen to NOAA Weather Radio on the Albany Weather Online website.
MONDAY – Mostly sunny and cool. Low 51-55. High 69-73.
TUESDAY – Mostly sunny and cool. Low 49-53. High 69-73.
WEDNESDAY – Mostly sunny. Low 49-53. High 72-76.
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