Brutally cold and windy Tuesday!


Temperature in Clifton has dropped to 2 degrees which is more than 50 degrees colder than this time yesterday.  With wind gusts to 40 mph it has wind chills as low as -20.

Temperatures will not rise much today even though skies will be sunny with readings only reaching around 10 degrees and with winds continuing to gust to 40 mph the wind chills will remain well below zero.  A wind advisory along with a wind chill advisory is in effect.

Tonight the winds will diminish and lows again will fall to just above the zero degree mark.

On Wednesday temperatures will rise into the 20s during the day and with much less wind it will feel much more comfortable even though the readings are still well below normal.. Skies will be mostly fair.

Thursday remains dry with highs closer to normal reaching the 30s.

Even milder weather Friday through the weekend with highs reaching the 50s by Saturday.  The only chance of precipitation will be Friday night into Saturday and again on Monday but most that will be falling will be in the form of light rain.

The January thaw should continue most of next week, good news after the cold beginning of this month.

 

The forecast: Today – Sunny, bitterly cold and windy, gusts to 45 mph, highs only around 10.

Tonight – Clear with diminishing winds after midnight, low around 5.

Wednesday – Sunny, high in the low 20s.

Thursday – Partly sunny, high in the mid 30s.

Friday – Mostly cloudy, high in the low 40s.  chance of light rain or snow at night.

Saturday – Chance of light snow in the rain early then a chance of rain in the afternoon, mild, with highs in the low 50s.

Sunday – Partly sunny, high in the low 50s.

Monday – Partly sunny with a chance of rain, high near 50.

 

Marine Forecast: Today – Gale warnings in effect for west winds to 42 knots, seas 6 feet. Freezing spray advisory also in effect.

Outlook – Conditions lower to below advisory levels Wednesday afternoon and continue through Friday, advisories may be needed on Saturday.

 

Have a good day and bundle up!

 

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