Tuesday February 21, 2012

Active week; warm. Second least snow winter to-date.

Updated:
12:40P.M. Tuesday February 21, 2012

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School Forecast For:
Wednesday February 22, 2012
Two-Hour Delay Cancellation Early Dismissal
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This week will be pretty active with a chance of precipitation just about every day. Temperatures will be well above average, so just about everything should fall as rain.

Tonight and Wednesday
There is a chance of rain showers tonight into Wednesday.
A low over southern Canada will keep the threat of spotty rain showers throughout the day.
Morning Low of 33. High of 54.

Thursday
It'll be mostly cloudy.
Another developing low will continue the threat for spotty rain showers.
Morning Low of 34. High of 51.

Friday
Look for a possibly steady rain Friday morning and afternoon.
It will become windy Friday night.
Morning Low of 39. High of 55.

Cooler and drier conditions will return for the weekend.
Skies should be partly cloudy. Saturday will be breezy.
Lows will be in the upper 20s. Highs will be in the mid 40s.

Second least snowy winter

The National Weather Service released some interesting, but not surprising records today. The 3 month period from December through February was the least snowy on record in Albany. The season total so far in Albany is the second least snow on record.
LEAST SNOWIEST DEC-JAN-FEB FOR ALBANY NY
YEARS OF RECORD: 1884-2012

1) 8.8 INCHES 2011-12 (THROUGH 2/20)
2) 10.9 INCHES 1936-37
3) 11.7 INCHES 1912-13
4) 13.8 INCHES 1911-12
5) 14.2 INCHES 1988-89

LEAST SNOWIEST SEASONS FOR ALBANY NY
YEARS OF RECORD: 1884-2012

1) 13.8 INCHES 1912-13
2) 14.1 INCHES 2011-12 (THROUGH FEB 20TH)
3) 19.0 INCHES 1988-89
4) 24.8 INCHES 1929-30
5) 26.7 INCHES 1918-19

Kingston has picked up 31.10 inches so far this season.
Only 7.40 inches have fallen in the past three months.

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