12/28/2020 Evening Update: Quick shot of colder air….and a burst of snow. Another Storm brewing for New Year’s Day.

Forecast

The latest Storm Tracker Forecast from Meteorologist Steve Caporizzo.

Actually not a bad day…temps reaching the low 40s in the Capital Region. This will not last-as cold air in the Northern Great Lakes is on the move right now.

Latest Surface Maps……After a brief wedge of mild air working in today (Low 40s)….a Cold Front in the Northern Great Lakes arrives early Tuesday-Quick snow shower-then windy and cold air pours in for about 24 hours. A Storm in the southwest tracks west of us….few rain/snow showers early Thu…followed by a more significant storm on Friday…this could produce sleet and Fr. Rain.(esp afternoon)

Futurecast……Cold Front arrives around Daybreak…quick burst of snow of flurries….then windy and cold air pours in into Tuesday night. For Wednesday….High Pressure moves east….and milder air slides in to the west. This may generate some light snow-esp in the Adirondacks and well west.

TONIGHT: Bec. Partly cloudy-Flurries north and west….Snow shower towards daybreak. TUESDAY: Snow shower in the AM-Then Partly Sunny-Windy and Chilly.

7-Day and 10-Day Forecast…..Quick shot of colder air moves in for 24-48hrs…..Storm tracks west Thursday….with a cold front and a few rain/snow showers early THU….New Year’s Eve looks chilly-but dry….then a much more significant storm for New Years on Friday…..right now it looks like a mix of rain/sleet/freezing rain developing….will keep you updated.

You Will love this…..

Great sight in Albany Yesterday…..A Snowy Owl….I’ve had reports of sightings over the past week or so at various spots. We NEVER say where th3ey are so to keep things quiet…if you see one, please don’t post on social media and tell the exact location….They are fairly rare…less than 100,000 world wide and an estimate 28,000 breeding pairs.

The Last Full Moon of the Year….The Full “Cold Moon is Tuesday night at 1028pm….Skies should be clear, and guess what ? It will be a Cold night.


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