It is the calm before the storm at daybreak, skies are cloudy and temperatures are in the low 20s in the Clifton area to the teens further inland.
The snow will begin around noon and become heavy at times later this afternoon and tonight, temperatures that are in the 20s now will fall to the teens later this afternoon. Snowfall amounts will be 3-6 inches by sundown. The evening rush hour will be a mess so if you are able to stay home from work I would recommend that you do so..
Snow and blowing snow tonight ending before daybreak tomorrow, temperatures will fall into the single digits. Total accumulation in the Clifton area will range from 6-10 inches, with more across Central New Jersey and less to our north and west.
Wednesday will start off mostly cloudy but then become sunny, it will be bitterly cold with highs only in the teens.
Continued very cold Thursday and Friday with a small chance of flurries on Thursday.
Bit milder on Saturday but another cold front will be coming through dropping temperatures once again on Sunday.. This front may cause some snow showers on Saturday.
The cold weather will continue into Monday and another clipper will give us a chance of snow at night..
Looking ahead to the Super Bowl, the latest computer model is indicating cold weather with a good chance of snow… Of course that that is what showing now and not a forecast!
The forecast: Today – Snow developing around noon, becoming heavy at times later in the afternoon, early highs in the 20s will drop to the mid teens by sundown.
Tonight – Snow and blowing snow, heavy at times, snow ending by daybreak, low around 5 degrees. Total accumulation 6-10 inches.
Wednesday – Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming sunny, very cold, high in the upper teens.
Thursday – Mostly cloudy, high in the low 20s.
Friday – Mostly sunny, high in the low 20s.
Saturday – Mostly cloudy, high in the low-mid 30s.
Sunday – Partly sunny, high in the mid-upper 20s.
Monday – Mostly cloudy, high in the mid-upper 20s.
Marine Forecast: Gale warning in effect from 1pm today to Wednesday afternoon for northeast winds gusting to 40 knots, seas building to 5-8 feet. Freezing spray likely.
Outlook – Conditions improve to below advisory levels Wednesday night. Advisories possible Thursday and Friday and likely on Saturday.