Seasonably cold and dry weather to end the year! Winter storm likely for the end of the week!

With partly cloudy skies temperatures range from the mid 30s in the Clifton area to around 30 further inland, winds are light.

Today an Arctic cold front will cross our area this morning followed by colder temperatures, high temperatures of around 40 degrees this morning will fall through the 30s and into the 20s by this evening.

Tonight will be mostly fair with temperatures falling into the teens.

After a chilly morning Tuesday will feature partly sunny skies and seasonably cold temperatures.

New Year’s Day should be cold and dry.

Looking ahead to the late week’s storm, the computer models are still not in agreement with the American model showing a light snow and mixed precipitation event for Thursday while the European indicating heavy snow Thursday into early Friday.  I should have better details from this winter storm tomorrow.

After the storm passes on Friday a strong northwest flow of Arctic air will be covering our area, high temperatures may remain only in the teens with wind chills below zero.  Early morning temperatures on Saturday will drop to the single digits in most of the area.

Moderating temperatures for the weekend but another storm system may give us a chance of rain or snow Sunday night into Monday..


The forecast: Today – Partly sunny, morning high around 40 will drop to the 20s by sunset.

Tonight – Mostly clear, low in the upper teens.

Tuesday – Partly sunny, high in the upper 30s.

New Year’s Day – Mostly cloudy, high in the low 30s.

Thursday – Cloudy with snow likely, high in the low 30s.

Friday – Snow likely ending in the morning, very cold and windy, high only near 20.

Saturday – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 20s.

Sunday – Mostly sunny, high near 40, rain or snow at night.


Marine forecast: Small craft advisory in effect through this evening for northwest wind gusting to 25 knots, seas 3-5 feet.

Outlook – Advisories possible Tuesday with gale warnings possible for the storm Thursday into Friday!


Have a good day!


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