A cold front will approach the region through the day today, and pass through during the evening hours. Low pressure forming along the frontal boundary will slow its forward speed a bit and keep the weather a bit unsettled today.
High pressure will build into the region later tonight and last through the close of the work week. In the meantime, the frontal system mentioned above will stall to our south, and several areas of low pressure look to ride along it over the weekend. At this point in time, it looks as if the bulk of the precipitation that occurs with this system will stay south and east of the immediate Capital Region, with perhaps a few showers possible on Saturday as an upper level disturbance drops southward out of Canada. There looks to be a fair amount of cloud cover to mix with the sunshine this coming weekend, which will help to keep temperatures tempered to within normal limits for this time of year.
Below is the forecast for the Albany, Schenectady, Troy, NY area and vicinity…
Today: Lots of clouds, with a peak or two of sunshine. Periods of rain and showers developing. There may be a rumble of thunder from time to time. High near 70. South winds 5-15 MPH. Chance of rain is 60 percent.
Tonight: Evening showers, and perhaps a thunderstorm, tapering off before midnight with partial clearing late at night. Areas of patchy fog forming overnight. Low 50-55. Northwest winds 5-10 MPH. Chance of rain in the evening is 30 percent.
Thursday: Sunny. High near 65. Northwest winds 5-10 MPH.
Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Low near 40. Light northerly winds.
Friday: Mostly sunny. High in the mid 60’s. South winds 5-10 MPH.
Saturday: Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers. High near 65 and low near 50.
Sunday: Mostly cloudy. High near 65 and low near 50.
Monday: Mostly cloudy . High near 65 and low near 50.
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