Nor’easter to give area high winds and some snow!

Winds are already picking up and they will increase further as the day goes on, top winds may reach 50MPH in gusts inland and 60MPH at the coast. Coastal flooding will be an issue also as tides are expected to be more than three feet above normal.. Snow will fall at times also , right now expecting about an inch in our area but up to 4 inches in western New Jersey. The worst part of this storm will occur from this afternoon to early tomorrow morning. Inland flooding will not be an issue again as melted precipitation amounts will be just over 1/2 inch.
Winds will diminish on Thursday and precipitation will taper off to just some rain showers by later in the morning..
Finally quiet and milder weather starting Friday with temperatures reaching the 60s by Sunday and this mild weather will persist into at least the early part of next week.

The forecast: Today – Rain, snow and sleet, very windy with gusts to 50MPH possible, highs only in the upper 30s.
Tonight – Rain, snow and sleet, very windy, gusts to 50MPH possible, total snow accumulation around 1 inch, low in the low 30s.
Thursday – Cloudy with rain and snow tapering off, winds gusting to 35mph then diminishing later in the day, no further snow accumulation, high in the mid 40s.
Friday – Sunny, high in the mid 50s.
Saturday – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 50s.
Sunday – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 60s.
Monday – Partly sunny, chance of a shower, high in the low 60s.
Tuesday – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, high in the upper 50s.

Marine Forecast: – Today, Storm warnings in effect, Today, north wind gusting to 60 knots, seas rising to near 20 feet.
Outlook – Gale warnings will be needed for Thursday then Small Craft Advisory for Friday, conditions improving by the weekend into the early part of next week as seas and winds will be below advisory conditions.

Have a good day and stay safe!

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