Significant Nor’easter to pound us on Thursday; Winter storm warnings in effect!!


Another bitterly cold morning with temperatures mostly in the single digits with many below zero readings in Sussex County, Sussex Airport is down to -9 degrees.  Skies are clear and winds are light.

Today will be the calm before the storm, good time to pick up the milk and bread, skies will start off sunny with increasing cloudiness as the day goes on.. Temperatures will remain quite cold with highs in the upper 20s.

Snow should start around 3am Thursday morning and end around 3am Friday morning.  Snow will fall heavy at time during the day and at night, likely mixing with sleet in the afternoon.. Total accumulations 10-14 inches.

Friday we dry out and it will be not as cold with readings near 40.   A weak disturbance may give us a chance of light snow showers at night.

It will be a dry and cold weekend.

Another disturbance may give us some rain, snow and sleet mix Monday night into Tuesday.

Much warmer toward the end of next week!

 

The forecast:  Today – Increasing cloudiness, high in the mid-upper 20s.

Tonight – Snow developing after 3am, low in the low 20s.

Thursday – Snow, heavy at times, mixing with sleet in the afternoon, high in the low 30s. Heavy snow continuing at night ending around 3am Friday morning, total accumulations 10-14 inches…

Friday – Mostly sunny, high near 40, chance of light snow showers at night..

Saturday – Partly sunny, high in the low 30s.

Sunday – Mostly sunny, high near 30.

Monday – Mostly sunny, high in the mid-upper 30s.  Chance of light rain, snow or sleet at night.

Tuesday – Partly sunny, chance of light rain, high in the low 40s.

 

Marine forecast: Today – North-northeast wind becoming east around 11 knots, seas 2 feet.

Gale warnings in effect from 10pm tonight till 5am on Friday morning.

Outlook – Conditions lower to below advisory levels Friday night but advisories again likely on the weekend!

 

Have a good day!

 

 

 

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