Capital Region Expecting 1st Significant Snowfall of the Season

Winter Storm Prep

Winter Storm Prep

At least we know this one is coming. The first significant snowfall of the season is set to arrive between 5pm and 7pm Thursday night.

WGY AccuWeather Meteorologist Bob Larson says how much we get will depend on when the snow starts mixing with sleet and possibly freezing rain. Larson is calling for four to six inches of snow in the immediate Capital Region.

The National Weather Service has the area under a winter-weather advisory. 

The snow should end by late Friday morning.

The latest AccuWeather forecast

Thursday: cold with thickening clouds, high 33.

Thursday night into Friday morning: cloudy with snow arriving Thursday evening, mixing with sleet and even some freezing rain overnight.

Total snow and sleet accumulation 4-6 inches with very slippery travel.

Low temperature Thursday night will be 26.

Friday afternoon: mostly cloudy, high 40.

Saturday: variable clouds, high 42.

Sunday: mostly cloudy and cold; there may be a bit of snow late, high 36.

Monday: cold with clouds and occasional sun, high 39.

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