Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Albany International Airport (KALB)

Lat: 42.75°NLon: 73.8°WElev: 285ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

44°F

7°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.21 in (1023.4 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Last update 2 Mar 6:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Rensselaer NY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain before midnight, then a chance of showers between midnight and 4am.  Patchy fog after midnight. Low around 42. Light north wind.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 55. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. North wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 61 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Southeast wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 57 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain before midnight, then a chance of showers between midnight and 4am. Patchy fog after midnight. Low around 42. Light north wind. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 55. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. North wind 3 to 7 mph.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Southeast wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 47.
Friday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Rensselaer NY
 42.65°N 73.75°W (Elev. 102 ft)
6:45 pm EST Mar 2, 2024
7pm EST Mar 2, 2024-6pm EST Mar 9, 2024
 
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