CWS Forecast: Capital Region

As Tropical Storm Zeta moves off the East Coast, unsettled conditions are expected to continue throughout the Commonwealth on Friday. In the morning, rain will impact most of the state, but snow showers are possible across the northern zones into the afternoon. Most of the precipitation will move out of the region by Friday evening. Some rain and snow showers will linger into Friday night for western regions, with generally clearing conditions. It will be quite windy during this period, especially Friday night. It will be a cold but tranquil day on Saturday across the state with well below average temperatures and clear skies. Temperatures will rebound to near normal levels on Sunday, but some showers associated with a trough moving through the Great Lakes will impact the region. Temperatures will drop far below average yet again on Monday into Tuesday. It will feel positively winter-like on Monday, with windy conditions and lake effect snow showers across western portions of the state. Temperatures will begin to rebound towards the end of the forecast period on Tuesday, with dry and tranquil conditions perisisting.

Day One: Friday, October 30th 2020

Chance of rain in the early morning before midday, then patchy cloud cover.

High: 50°F

Low: 32°F

Day Two: Saturday, October 31st 2020

Plenty of sunshine for Halloween and the Penn State versus Ohio State football game.

High: 50°F

Low: 36°F

Day Three: Sunday, November 1st 2020

Scattered showers during the middle of the day.

High: 58°F

Low: 35°F

Day Four: Monday, November 2nd 2020

Scattered clouds, but more sunny than it was yesterday, starting to be consistently cold at night.

High: 45°F

Low: 34°

Day Five: Tuesday, November 3rd 2020

Mostly sunny skies.

High: 52°F

Low: 36°F 

Last Updated on October 29, 2020 at 10:50 pm