Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Albany International Airport (KALB)

Lat: 42.75°NLon: 73.8°WElev: 285ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

73°F

23°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1010.2 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Last update 18 Aug 5:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Albany NY

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind around 7 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. North wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 78. North wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Light north wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 9pm.  Low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  High near 80. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind around 7 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. North wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78. North wind 3 to 7 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Light north wind.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 9pm. Low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. High near 80. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Albany NY
 42.66°N 73.81°W (Elev. 197 ft)
4:12 am EDT Aug 18, 2018
6am EDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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