Overview of Albany Weather

Current raw and decoded surface weather observation from the Albany County Airport
taken by the National Weather Service:

		
KALB 172151Z 30008KT 10SM FEW250 M09/M21 A3071 RMK AO2 SLP404 T10941211=

The weather observed at ALBANY, NY (KALB) at 04:51 PM EST was:
  The skies were mostly clear.
  Temperature: 16F ( -9C)  Dewpoint:  -6F (-21C)  Relative Humidity:  37%
  Winds from the NW (300 degs) at  9 mph.
  Pressure: 1040.4 millibars.  Altimeter:30.71 inches of mercury.
  The prevailing visibility was 10 miles.
		
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GFS MOS Output:
		
KALB   GFS MOS GUIDANCE    1/17/2020  1800 UTC
DT /JAN  18                  /JAN  19                /JAN  20
HR   00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 12 18
N/X               3          27          23          37       11
TMP  14 12  9  7  6 13 21 26 27 26 25 26 28 33 35 31 26 21 17 12 21
DPT  -4 -4 -5 -4 -3 -1  4 10 13 18 20 21 23 25 21 16 13  9  6  2  3
CLD  CL CL CL BK OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV SC
WDR  32 32 32 33 33 13 16 15 15 16 18 22 25 26 28 30 30 31 31 31 31
WSP  06 06 04 03 02 06 07 09 09 07 07 10 11 17 21 20 14 10 11 08 11
P06         0     0    16    85    90    55    34    21    14  5  3
P12               0          92          90          38       14
Q06         0     0     0     2     2     1     0     0     0  0  0
Q12               0           2           2           0        0
T06      0/ 1  0/ 4  0/ 0  0/ 3  0/ 4  0/ 0  1/ 0  0/ 0  1/ 0  0/ 2
T12                  0/17        2/ 6        1/ 9        1/ 1  0/ 5
POZ   2  1  1  2  1  1  1  2  5  9 12  8  1  0  0  0  1  1  1  2  1
POS  95 99 99 98 99 99 99 99 95 91 59 42 63 83 97100 99 99 99 98 99
TYP   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
SNW                                       6                    1
CIG   8  8  8  8  8  8  7  5  4  4  3  4  6  5  6  6  6  6  6  6  8
VIS   7  7  7  7  7  7  7  5  5  3  3  5  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
OBV   N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N HZ BR BR BR  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N

		
NAM MOS Output:
		
KALB   NAM MOS GUIDANCE    1/17/2020  1200 UTC
DT /JAN  17/JAN  18                /JAN  19                /JAN  20
HR   18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 06 12
N/X                     3          29          25          37    14
TMP  19 19 13 13  9  6  6  3 13 18 20 29 29 29 30 35 35 32 27 20 16
DPT -11-13-12 -6 -6 -7 -6 -6  1  9 13 20 20 21 21 23 20 16 14  9  5
CLD  CL CL CL CL CL SC BK OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV BK FW
WDR  31 30 30 31 32 33 03 14 16 15 15 16 18 20 24 27 28 29 30 31 32
WSP  14 13 10 05 04 03 01 03 07 07 04 06 07 04 11 14 16 15 16 08 07
P06         0     0     0     4    93    65    18     9     3 10  5
P12                     0          98          75          27    10
Q06         0     0     0     0     2     1     0     0     0  0  0
Q12                     0           2           1           0     0
T06      0/ 6  0/ 3  0/ 5  0/ 1  0/ 0  0/ 0  0/ 0  0/ 1  0/ 0  0/ 0
T12            0/ 6        0/ 6        0/ 2        0/ 1     1/ 0
POZ   0  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  6 10  4  1  0  1  0  2  2  4
POS 100 99 99 99 99 99 99 99 99 99 98 93 90 96 98 97 99100 98 98 94
TYP   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
SNW                     0                       4                 0
CIG   8  8  8  8  8  8  8  7  7  6  3  4  4  5  6  6  6  6  6  6  8
VIS   7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  2  3  3  3  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
OBV   N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N BR  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N

		
GFSX MOS Output:
		
KALB   GFSX MOS GUIDANCE   1/17/2020  1200 UTC
FHR  24  36| 48  60| 72  84| 96 108|120 132|144 156|168 180|192
     SAT 18| SUN 19| MON 20| TUE 21| WED 22| THU 23| FRI 24|SAT CLIMO
N/X   3  26| 23  37| 10  25|  7  20|  3  23| 15  36| 19  38| 26 13 31
TMP   6  26| 27  27| 12  19| 10  13|  6  19| 18  31| 24  34| 30
DPT  -3  13| 22  14|  3   5| -1   0| -3   7|  9  17| 14  25| 23
CLD  PC  OV| OV  OV| OV  PC| PC  PC| CL  CL| CL  CL| PC  CL| OV
WND   8   9| 13  21| 14  10|  7  11|  8   6|  5   7|  5   8|  7
P12   0  86| 86  32| 12   4|  6   7|  6   6|  9  11| 12  16| 29 26 25
P24      87|     86|     16|      9|      6|     11|     24|       37
Q12   0   2|  2   0|  0   0|  0   0|  0   0|  0   0|       |
Q24       2|      2|      0|      0|      0|      0|       |
T12   0   0|  0   0|  1   1|  0   0|  0   0|  0   1|  0   0|  0
T24        |  3    |  1    |  1    |  0    |  0    |  1    |  0
PZP   4   3| 19   2|  4   2|  7   5|  7   6| 10  10| 14   7| 13
PSN  96  97| 53  89| 96  97| 93  92| 91  89| 84  64| 72  45| 49
PRS   0   0| 14   5|  0   0|  0   3|  2   3|  2  14|  2  11|  0
TYP   S   S|  S   S|  S   S|  S   S|  S   S|  S   S|  S   S|  S
SNW       0|      1|      0|      0|      0|      0|       |

		
Zone Forecast:
		
NYZ052-180900-
Eastern Albany-
Including the city of ALBANY
318 PM EST Fri Jan 17 2020

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SATURDAY TO 1 AM EST
SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...Mostly clear this evening, then becoming partly cloudy.
Cold with lows around 3 above. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Wind
chill values as low as 8 below.
.SATURDAY...Snow in the afternoon. Snow accumulation of 2 to
4 inches. Cold with highs in the mid 20s. East winds around 5 mph,
becoming southeast 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of snow
near 100 percent.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Snow. Total snow accumulation of 4 to 6 inches.
Not as cold with lows in the mid 20s. Temperature rising into the
lower 30s after midnight. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow
90 percent.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow in the morning. Not as
cool with highs in the mid 30s. Temperature falling into the lower
30s in the afternoon. West winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to
30 mph. Chance of snow 30 percent.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Colder with lows around 13. Northwest
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy.
Cold. Highs in the lower 20s. Lows 5 to 10 above. Wind chill values
as low as 5 below.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Cold. Highs in the
upper 20s. Lows 10 to 15.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s.
Lows around 20.


		
State Forecast:
		
FPUS61 KALY 172024
SFTALY
NYZ026>066-082>084-181000-

Tabular State Forecast for NEW YORK
National Weather Service ALBANY, NY
323 PM EST Fri Jan 17 2020

ROWS INCLUDE...
   Daily predominant daytime weather 6AM-6PM
   Forecast temperatures...early morning low/daytime high
         Probability of precipitation nighttime 6PM-6AM/daytime 6AM-6PM
          - indicates temperatures below zero
         MM indicates missing data


   FCST     FCST     FCST     FCST     FCST     FCST     FCST
   Sat      Sun      Mon      Tue      Wed      Thu      Fri
   Jan 18   Jan 19   Jan 20   Jan 21   Jan 22   Jan 23   Jan 24


...Central New York.....
   Binghamton, NY
   Snow     Snoshwr  Ptcldy   Ptcldy   Ptcldy   Ptcldy   Ptcldy
   1/25     25/28    13/20    9/21     5/30     12/36    19/40
    00/100   80/50    30/10    20/20    00/00    00/00    00/00


...East Central New York.....
   Albany, NY
   Snow     Mocldy   Ptcldy   Sunny    Sunny    Sunny    Ptcldy
   3/24     24/35    13/23    7/21     5/27     12/35    20/40
    00/100   90/30    20/00    00/00    00/00    00/00    00/00

   Cobleskill, NY
   Snow     Mocldy   Ptcldy   Vrycld   Sunny    Ptcldy   Ptcldy
   -2/23    23/30    11/20    6/19     4/28     12/35    20/39
    00/100  100/40    30/10    10/10    00/00    00/00    00/00

   Gloversville, NY
   Snow     Mocldy   Vrycld   Vrycld   Sunny    Ptcldy   Ptcldy
   -3/19    19/29    8/18     0/16     -3/24    7/31     16/35
    00/100  100/40    30/10    10/10    00/10    10/00    00/00

   Saratoga Spgs, NY
   Snow     Mocldy   Ptcldy   Vrycld   Ptcldy   Ptcldy   Ptcldy
   0/22     22/33    11/23    2/19     -1/25    9/34     16/38
    00/100  100/30    20/10    00/00    00/10    10/00    00/00

   Tannersville, NY
   Snow     Mocldy   Ptcldy   Vrycld   Sunny    Sunny    Ptcldy
   -1/20    20/29    12/21    7/19     4/27     11/34    20/38
    00/100   90/20    10/00    00/00    00/00    00/00    00/00


...Northeast New York.....
   Glens Falls, NY
   Snow     Mocldy   Ptcldy   Vrycld   Ptcldy   Ptcldy   Ptcldy
   -4/19    19/33    9/22     -1/18    -4/24    8/32     14/37
    00/100  100/30    20/10    10/10    00/10    10/00    00/00

   Massena, NY
   Snow     Snoshwr  Vrycld   Vrycld   Ptcldy   Ptcldy   Ptcldy
   -9/16    16/22    4/13     -5/12    1/27     15/31    20/33
    00/80    90/90    30/00    10/10    10/10    10/10    30/30

   Saranac Lake, NY
   Snow     Snoshwr  Vrycld   Vrycld   Ptcldy   Ptcldy   Ptcldy
   -13/17   16/25    3/13     -5/11    -3/21    11/28    18/35
    00/90   100/70    40/20    10/10    00/10    10/10    10/10

   Speculator, NY
   Snow     Snoshwr  Vrycld   Vrycld   Ptcldy   Ptcldy   Ptcldy
   -9/15    15/27    4/17     -6/14    -6/23    7/30     14/36
    00/100  100/60    30/10    10/10    00/10    10/00    00/10


...Southeast New York.....
   Kingston, NY
   Snow     Ptcldy   Ptcldy   Sunny    Sunny    Sunny    Ptcldy
   7/26     26/37    16/27    11/26    7/31     14/38    23/42
    00/100   90/10    10/00    00/00    00/00    00/00    00/00

   Poughkeepsie, NY
   Snow     Ptcldy   Sunny    Sunny    Sunny    Sunny    Sunny
   7/29     29/38    17/28    13/27    10/32    16/39    24/43
    00/100   90/10    10/00    00/00    00/00    00/00    00/00


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