WTEN weather report: ice melting continues

Latest Storm Tracker forecast from meteorologists Steve Caporizzo, Tim Drawbridge and Rob Lindenmuth

Late night update…..

Radar Stormtracker 22:02

Area of ​​rain/snow showers moving east…A pocket of light to moderate snow will hit southern Hamilton/central Herkimer…and higher elevations from Fulton County to northwest Saratoga County .

Move to ENE

We have light mixed precipitation arriving tonight…. around/after midnight…. model guidance in consensus with a small area of ​​south Hamilton/north Fulton, central Herkimer counties may see more stable snows….

The rear of the high pressure brought the air smoother…. and a beautiful day through the region…. clouds are rolling in with the threat of rain/snow showers this evening – Thursday…. the first signs of another blast of cold air moved across the northern plains….

this arctic air that pours into the northern plains…. is the first of 2 puffs of very cold air…. the 2nd will be the most important push and will arrive here next weekend….

So in the near term, the Futurecast shows the threat of rain/snow showers tonight through Thursday…. coating for just about everyone…. more stable snow on high ground with higher amounts….

expect highs on Thursday ranging from the lower 30s in the Adirondacks to the low and mid 40s from Albany points south….

Friday’s Futurecast shows mostly cloudy skies…. we will keep it dry until Friday evening…. the highs will be in the high 30s through to the lower 40s….

Here is your forecast for tonight and tomorrow/Thursday….

The mild weather continues over the weekend…. before a blast of Arctic Air arrives in the area early next week…. signs that will heat up quickly in the second half of next week….

And something for the Extra Long Range……that’s why we have a Storm Watch later on Sunday until Monday…..

Just to keep in mind… There’s going to be a development storm. offshore from Sunday to Monday… Once again… will there be a “phasing” with Northern and Southern Energy. If that happens… the storm could be strong and closer to the coast. Right now the patterns are more offshore but tend to come a little closer…I’ll keep you posted.

Dale D. Schrum