5/8/20 Evening Updater: A Rare forecast….snow tonight in May…then STRONG Winds on Saturday.

Weather

Latest Forecast Update from Meteorologist Steve Caporizzo:

Hard to believe I’m doing this forecast…..with snow in Map….Check this out, it has only happened 7 times since 1885 in Albany….in 2002, it was the latest May snow on record.

Latest Surface Map…..
A Fast moving storm west of Phillie…moving ENE’ward…will pass south of Long Island tonight. Rain….but it may mix/change to snow for a period late at night
FAST mover…long gone by morning.

FUTURECAST……
Fast Moving storm tracking south of Long Island…..Long gone by morning.

There will be a 4-6 hour period of rain/Mix…with a change to snow in the Higher elevations….esp above 1,000ft.
Strong winds Gusting to 45mph likely on Saturday.

SNOWFALL Map…….for May !
(Better be the last one !)
Higher Elevations will get 2-3″…esp above 1500feet…..but likely sticking down to 1000feet….mainly grassy surfaces.
In the Valleys…mix/Brief change to snow before ending…coating.
Fast mover….so only a 4-6 hour period of Precip…..tapers off by 2am.

If you are not up at 2am…by the time you wake at 7am…it might all be melted…the ground is warm.

7-Day Forecast……

After the rain/mix/wet snow tonight…a Brutal Sat with high winds and cold temps…20 degrees below normal….slightly better for moms Day into early next week, but late next week, finally a chance to get back to normal…
The Normal High for today believe it or not is 67…..

Have a Great Mother’s Day Weekend ! Steve Cap

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