Skies are partly cloudy early this morning and temperatures are still rather cold with readings in the mid teens in the Clifton area but readings are as low as -6 in Walpack, NJ to 40 degrees in Atlantic City.
Skies will quickly become cloudy with precipitation moving in this morning, we will have a period of freezing rain until this afternoon when most of the area will change to plain rain. A freezing rain advisory is in effect inland…
Rain will continue tonight with temperatures rising into the 40s.
An Arctic cold front will cross the area on Monday morning with rain ending and followed by much colder air with temperatures plummeting to the single digits by Tuesday morning and with strong wind gusts the wind chill will fall well below zero.
Tuesday will be a brutally cold and windy day despite sunshine with highs only a bit above 10 degrees and wind chills again well below zero.
A moderating trend will start on Wednesday and temperatures will rise to above normal by next weekend. There is a chance of light snow Thursday night into Friday morning and some rain showers next weekend..
The forecast: Today – Freezing rain developing this morning mixed with snow, changing to all rain this afternoon, high near 40.
Tonight – Rain, temperatures rising to the mid 40s.
Monday – Rain ending by 2pm then clearing and much colder, morning highs in the mid 40s will drop to the 30s by sunset and to the single digits by Tuesday morning.
Tuesday – Mostly sunny, very cold and windy with highs only around 12.
Wednesday – Sunny, high in the mid 20s.
Thursday – Mostly cloudy, high in the mid 30s. Chance of light snow at night.
Friday – Chance of morning light snow, mostly cloudy, high near 40.
Saturday- Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers, high in the mid 40s.
Marine Forecast: Today – Southeast wind to 9 knots, seas up to 3 feet.
Small craft advisory in effect from this evening to Monday afternoon and a gale watch from Monday evening into Tuesday.
Outlook – Small craft advisory till Wednesday morning then conditions lowering to below advisory levels Wednesday night and Thursday.
Have a good Sunday!