Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Albany International Airport (KALB)

Lat: 42.75°NLon: 73.8°WElev: 285ft.

A Few Clouds

10°F

-12°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.44 in (1031.2 mb)
Dewpoint -4°F (-20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Jan 7:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Rensselaer NY

Winter Storm Watch January 19, 04:00pm until January 20, 07:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 25 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly after 11pm.  Low around 18. South wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow likely before 10am, then a chance of snow showers between 10am and 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 36 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. North wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Snow Likely

    High: 21 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Areas of blowing snow after 1pm. High near 21. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 0 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 6.

    Cold

    High: 6 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Tonight
Snow, mainly after 11pm. Low around 18. South wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Friday
Snow likely before 10am, then a chance of snow showers between 10am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Saturday
Snow likely, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. North wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow after 1pm. High near 21. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
M.L.King Day
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 6.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -4.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Rensselaer NY
 42.65°N 73.75°W (Elev. 102 ft)
6:28 am EST Jan 17, 2019
8am EST Jan 17, 2019-6pm EST Jan 23, 2019
 
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