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High pressure briefly builds south of the region with another breezy and cold day

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Today’s Weather Synopsis…

High pressure will gradually build into the region later today into tonight, keeping it rather chilly and dry with lake effect snow ending in western areas this morning. High pressure will slide offshore into the weekend with a developing return flow allowing for some milder air to filter into the region through early next week.

As the jet stream shifts northward, a warm front will bring some light mixed precipitation late Saturday night with the arrival of a warmer air mass. The region will then be in the warm sector through Monday before a storm system and associated cold front bring a chance of rain and clears the region by Monday night. Cooler air will gradually return to the region in the wake of the front by Tuesday and Wednesday of next week with some models now hinting at a potential coastal storm developing just prior to Thanksgiving.

The Capital Region forecast for the next 48 hours…

This Morning: Partly sunny and cold with a slight chance of flurries.
Temperatures: 21°-25°
Sunrise: 6:54 AM
Winds: West 10-15 mph.

This Afternoon: Breezy and cold with intervals of clouds and sun.
Temperatures: 29°-33°
Sunset: 4:28 PM
Winds: West 10-15.

Albany, NY Normal Low/High: 30° / 46°

Tonight: Partly cloudy and very cold.
Temperatures: 15°-19°
Sunrise: 6:55 AM
Winds: West 5-10 mph.

Saturday: Not as cold with sunshine giving way to increasing clouds.
Temperatures: 36°-40°
Sunset: 4:27 PM
Winds: South 10-15 mph.

Saturday Night: Cloudy with a chance of sleet and freezing rain, then a chance of rain.
Temperatures: 31°-35°
Sunrise: 6:56 AM
Winds: South 10-15 mph.

A look ahead…

Sunday: Considerable cloudiness with a chance of rain showers in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy and much warmer.
Temperatures: 47°-51°

Monday: Mostly cloudy, breezy, and very warm with scattered rain showers likely, mainly in the morning.
Temperatures: 59°-63°

Tuesday: Cooler with intervals of clouds and sun.
Temperatures: 50°-54°

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Upstate NY Weather recommends that you heed all watches, warnings, and advisories from the National Weather Service as weather conditions can become life threatening with little or no advanced notice.


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