Latest Forecast Update from Meteorologist Steve Caporizzo:
It started out this morning with a Record Temperature. The low was 68…that tied the Record HIGH Low Temperatures……and we may do it again tonight as I am forecasting a low near 70 in Albany…and the record is 69 in 2011.
The Stage is set for an active weather day Friday and Friday night…..Latest Surface Map
Warm and VERY Humid air continues moving northward….By the way-the remnants of “Bertha” near Cleveland.
Strong cold Front in the Great Lakes will head east-Arriving Friday night. In advance of this-clusters of showers-potentially strong T’storms….
The second surge of cool air arrives Saturday afternoon/night-MUCH cooler esp on Sunday & Monday.
The Warm and Humid Weather will continue to pour Northward.
The cold front in the great Lakes Approaches Western NY by early afternoon. In advance of this, clusters of showers and strong thunderstorms will likely dev…slight risk of Severe Weather.
Another line of showers and T’storms will arrive right with the front 8-10pm tomorrow night.
Could be a busy and active weather afternoon and Evening….keep an eye on the radar/forecast if you have any plans outdoors for sure.
From the Storm Prediction Center……
Slight risk of severe storms….FRIDAY Afternoon
Main threat wind right now but I would not be surprised to see some hail as well.
A the first storms may dev Noon to 2pm…more numerous by 5pm.
Another line will approach 8-10pm Friday night.
TONIGHT: Warm & Muggy….A Scattered shower in spots this evening.
FRIDAY: P.Sunny/VERY Warm & Humid……Few Showers and T’storms in the afternoon. Some storms could be strong.
Threat continues well into the evening.
Check out the low temps tonight. A Record warm night is possible.
STRONG cold fronts arrive Friday night/Saturday. Watch for a slight risk of severe weather Friday afternoon and night.
It turns MUCH less humid on Sat….still very mild…then a push of MUCH cooler weather for Sunday and Monday-in fact temps go below normal and low temps will fall into the 40s ! Refreshing and a Big change for sure…Have a Great night Everyone, Steve Cap