06/26/2020 Evening Update: We may get some badly needed rain….unfortunately the timing is not the best-But we need it.


Forecast update from Meteorologist Steve Caporizzo…Another nice day…another warm day for sure. this has been a really nice June…except for the fact, we have not had any widespread rainfall. 20 out of 26 days have been above normal….and 11 straight days above normal.

Latest Surface Maps….
A Wedge of dry air over us today-Nice day.
To the west a Cold Front and Warm Front are heading east right at us. This will bring rain in here by late AM and into the afternoon. The good news is…some areas could get some heavier rain.
Threat for severe weather seems to be more south and east of Albany later in the afternoon.

A Warm Front approaches Saturday morning…followed by an afternoon Cold Front.
The end result will be an area of showers-thunder-maybe even some heavier rain.
By late afternoon most of this shifts south and east.
On Sunday-another disturbance rolls in with a few showers and the chance of a T’storm. YES-We need the rain.

Severe Weather Threat Saturday….
Needs to be watched
Threat is just to the south(Slight risk from SPC)….especially down towards NYC.
Main threat would be for wind.
The Storm threat is for the Albany area……

TONIGHT: P.Cloudy-Clouding up by Morning….Mild
SATURDAY: M.cloudy-Showers-Chc T’storm-esp late AM til Mid afternoon.
Slight risk of severe weather just to our south.

7-Day Forecast…..
The Good News is-WE may be going into a more unsettled Weather Pattern…
The Bad news is, it starts on the weekend, but we will take the badly needed rain.
I don’t see any washouts…..
Saturday-some of the showers/thunder could produce some heavy rain. Have a Great Weekend-Steve Cap

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