Another fast-moving front crosses the region with chilly weather continuing


Another fast-moving cold front will cross the region today with only slight chances for isolated rain and snow showers into early afternoon, especially north and west of Albany. High pressure will then return tonight into Tuesday with a cold air mass gradually giving way to a moderating trend and unsettled weather into Halloween.

Here is the exclusive forecast for the Capital Region of upstate New York and surrounding areas…

– The next 48 hours…

Today – Partly sunny and breezy with increasing clouds and a slight chance of a sprinkle or rain shower this afternoon. High 48-52. Winds south between 10 and 15 mph, becoming northwest. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Normal Low/High: 36° / 55°

Tonight – Mostly clear and cold. Low 23-27. Winds calm.

Tuesday – Mostly sunny and chilly with increasing clouds late. High 45-49. Winds northwest around 5 mph.

Tuesday Night – Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain and snow showers after midnight. Low 28-32. Winds south around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

– The extended forecast…

Wednesday – Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain and snow showers in the morning, then gradually becoming partly sunny. High 47-51. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

Thursday – Cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Low 32-36. High 56-60. Chance of rain 50 percent.

Friday – Cloudy and mild with rain showers likely. Low 50-54. High 63-67. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Saturday – Partly sunny. Low 40-44. High 56-60.

Sunday – Partly sunny and breezy. Low 35-39. High 48-52.

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