More Snow?! Not Again!
By now the capital region is coated with mounds & mounds of the fluffy white stuff.  But unlike when we were carefree kids, these massive piles of snow so frequently hitting the cap region have became a nuisance! Yes, we are getting another storm! Can you stand it!
Albany Area Weather Feels Like Fall Lately
As I stepped outside bright and early this morning to walk my dawg in Albany, I felt a slight shiver down my back. It was chilly this morning...felt like a perfect Fall morning, I can't lie, i smiled inside, I like it.
HEAT WAVE – Cooling Stations Set Up In Albany This Week
Temperatures are expected to be in the mid to high 90’s for the rest of the week. Due to the heat wave, the city of Albany is helping to prevent your face from melting off. There will be cooling stations set up throughout the city, which will be open to the public 11am to 7pm through…
How To Prepare For A Snow Storm
The Capital Region is looking at a big, messy snow storm on Friday. The heaviest stuff is expected to hit sometime during the afternoon and continue throughout the evening, possibly until Saturday morning. The area could get buried with about 9 inches of snow. Areas east of Albany could see more. I …
Cold Weather Jokes
If you haven’t left the house yet this week, you’re probably better off. As I write this it’s currently 5 degrees and “feels like” negative 7 degrees. It’s so cold that, even inside a heated office building, I haven’t taken my jacket off all week. According to the current forecast, temperatures aren…
How To Keep Warm In Winter Months On A Budget
I can usually get away with running out on my porch with sleep pants and a t-shirt on to grab my morning paper this time of year. This morning, however, was a much different story. I was in for a rude awakening as I felt sharp, points of pain all around my body. My man-nipples were cutting some seri…
Nationwide Animated Wind Map
The entire northeast is getting plenty of high winds due to Sandy. We found a site that shows a 'live' charting via animation of all the wind blowing in the continental United States. It's shocking to see what a large mass of air the pressure inside Sandy is commanding - and…
The Latest Update on Sandy for the Albany Area
We're going to keep you updated every time there is a change in information or new information about Sandy as she approaches the Albany area. Please keep checking back and refreshing the page to display the latest information.
Bridge Closing Information During Sandy
Gov Cuomo has just announced that the Tappan Zee Bridge near New York City will close at 4PM today (10/29) due to the high winds associated with Sandy. If you're wondering about any possible bridge closings in the Albany area, New York State has a twitter account setup that will display informa…
Sandy to Bring More Wind Than Irene + Less Water
For Albany area residents there is a touch of a silver lining with Sandy as the National Weather Service in Albany has stated that we should see more wind rather than rain when Sandy hits late Monday  and early Tuesday. Irene dumped around six inches of rain on the area but Sandy is expected to…
List of Albany Area + Capital Region Shelters for Sandy
With Sandy headed toward the Albany area, the Red Cross will be opening eleven shelters throughout the Albany area starting Monday, October 29, 2012. We have the list of shelters that has been announced thus far and some instructions for those seeking shelter.
Track Hurricane Sandy in Real Time
Wondering where Sandy is? For some folks they only need to look out the window to find her. If you're looking for some maps and up to the minute information, we have several resources for you to find that information.
How to Prepare for Hurricane Sandy
As we well know from Irene, a hurricane (or it’s remnants) can be a very damaging and dangerous weather situation. We’ve been through this recently and as a community learned plenty of lessons. Here are some tips for being prepared for Sandy as she approaches the Alba…
Amtrak, Megabus, and Other Delays + Cancelations Due to Sandy
If you were planning on taking the Amtrak or Megabus to New York City from the Albany area, you'll have to cancel your plans. Both have suspended service at least through Tuesday the 30th of October and perhaps longer depending on what Sandy leaves behind.
Alive @ Five Will Be At The Times Union Center Today
In preparation of the nasty weather expected to reach the area this afternoon, Alive @ Five will change locations. Rather than setting up shop at the usual rain location, today’s Smash Mouth performance will be held at the Times Union Center.
Twisters Possible In Albany Area Today
Thunderstorms expected to reach the area this afternoon could be the most severe we’ve seen in a while. There is also a slight risk of tornadoes forming according to the National Weather Service.
Epic Pool Fails [VIDEO]
Today is expected to be one of hottest days of the season with high temps projected to reach 95 degrees. Days like today lead to thousands of facebook status updates like “who has a pool?” If your schedule allows you to enjoy the day poolside, you suck!
National Weather Service Alerts Will Be Sent To Your Smartphone
Smartphone users around the country will begin receiving tests from the government soon. Don’t worry, big brother isn’t looking at your Instagram gallery or high score in Angry Birds. Sophisticated technology will allow the National Weather Service to sent emergency a…
Dashboard Thermometer Photos for First Day of Summer
With record high temperatures expected for the first day of summer we are expecting to see our Facebook friend feed full of photos of dashboard thermometers – plus a flood of them on Twitter and Instagram too. If you share a photo, feel free to tag us on Facebook or hashtag us on Twitter / Ins…

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