Dry and cool through the weekend!


Another chilly morning as temperatures have fallen once again to the mid 30s in the Clifton area to the mid-upper 20s in some of the usually colder spots.
Today we will have a bit more cloudiness than yesterday with similar high temperatures in the mid 50s.
A frost advisory has been issued for the Clifton area for tonight as we will have mostly clear skies and nearly calm winds with temperatures in the low-mid 30s.
Pleasant fall weekend is in store with plenty of sunshine but it still will be cool.
A moderating temperature trend next week with a chance of showers on Wednesday and on Halloween.

The forecast: Today – Increasing cloudiness, high in the mid 50s.
Tonight – Mostly clear with frost likely, low in the mid 30s.
Saturday – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 50s.
Sunday – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 50s.
Monday – Sunny, high near 60.
Tuesday – Mostly sunny, high near 60.
Wednesday – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, high in the low-mid 60s.
Thursday – Partly sunny, high in the mid 60s.

Marine Forecast: Small craft advisory issued through this afternoon for northwest winds gusting to 25 knots, seas 2-4 feet.
Outlook: Advisories may be needed Saturday night into Sunday otherwise below advisory level conditions expected.

The weather is much quieter than this time last year when Sandy was moving up toward us.
Here is my blog from one year ago on October 25, 2012.

Meanwhile in case you haven’t heard there is a more likely chance of a devastating storm affecting our area early next week. Most of the computer models now have Sandy hitting the area anywhere from the Chesapeake Bay area into Southern New England, the only model that has the storm going further offshore before moving back and hitting Maine is the American model (GFS). This is a very serious situation, this storm has the potential to be stronger than Irene last year. Hurricane force winds, torrential rain and coastal flooding is becoming more likely. This situation will become more clear tomorrow as more data is fed into the computer models. The National Weather Service are launching balloons four times a day instead of twice across the country to get more measurements of the upper air conditions. It may be a good idea to start to think about preparing for this potential historic storm. The eye of Sandy (the hurricane’s not Duncan’s) is located just off the coast and Cuba and will affect the Bahamas today and tomorrow then move north… Stay tuned for further updates…

Enjoy our quiet weather this year!!!!

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