08/31/2021 evening update: The remnants of Ida will now hit the Northeast


The latest Storm Tracker Forecast from Meteorologist Steve Caporizzo

Hard to believe this is the end of August……September arrives tomorrow. It was a super day-Low Humidity and temps 75-80…perfect.

Now our attention shifts to the remnants of “Ida tracking to our south Wednesday night.

POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING……..Rainfall amounts from “Ida” as she tracks south of us Wednesday night. Heaviest rain just south of the Capital Region.. We will have to watch the track carefully. These bands could easily shift north or south 50 miles depending on the exact track.

Latest Surface Maps….Drier air-Beautiful weather moved in for today…Just to our south-Rain well in advance of the remnants of “Ida” that will be tracking to our south Wednesday night and Thursday with the potential of heavy rainfall-esp south of Albany.

FUTURECAST….The Big Story….Rain from the remnants of “Ida” quickly tracking ENE’ward. Expect VERY heavy rain in PA to move into the NYC Area-Mid Hudson Valley and Southern New England….some areas will pick up 3-5″ of rain….Albany will be on the NW edge of the heavy rain-much less to the north.

TONIGHT: Partly cloudy and Comfortable. WEDNESDAY: Bec. Cloudy-Rain dev 11am to 2pm from SW to NE-Very Cool……Rain will be heavy Wed. Night-esp south of Albany.

7 and 10 Day Forecast. Watch for a soaker Wednesday late afternoon and night….Cool-dry-Fallish type weather-but nice Thursday through Saturday. Looks like a band of showers on Sunday, but most of this will be over by Monday-Labor Day.

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