CWS Forecast: Capital Region

The departure of a strong low pressure system will lead aid the development of lake effect snow banding over northwestern regions of the Commonwealth; however, some of these bands can impact central regions. High winds will accompany the snow, and temperatures will drop to more seasonal levels as we enter Friday. Friday will feature colder than normal temperatures throughout the state with snow showers continuing in northwestern regions with partly cloudy skies prevailing in other regions. Temperatures will remain well below normal on Saturday with snow showers tapering; mostly cloudy skies will remain over the majority of the state. Temperatures will rebound somewhat on Sunday in the wake of a weak low pressure system approaching from the southwest, which will being rain to the Commonwealth on Monday. This will be the first of a multi-part system, as another wave will impact the region with rain on Tuesday.

Day One: Thursday, February 27th 2020

Mostly Sunny during the day. A few clouds move in overnight.

High: 40°F

Low: 24°F

Day Two: Friday, February 28th 2020

Mostly cloudy throughout the day with clouds clearing in the evening.

High: 37°F

Low: 25°F

Day Three: Saturday, February 29th 2020

Sunny during the daytime with clouds rolling in during the evening.

High: 49°F

Low: 32°F

Day Four: Sunday, March 1st 2020

Mostly cloudy with a chance of scattered showers throughout the day.

High: 55°F

Low: 40°

Day Five: Monday, March 2nd 2020

Rain likely throughout the day with warm temperatures.

High: 59°F

Low: 45°F 

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