Winter Storm warnings for today; Some more snow on Saturday; Warming trend next week!


Light snow began around 1am this morning in the Clifton area and as of 6am we received about an inch and half accumulation, temperatures are in the low 20s.

Very heavy snow bands will be moving into the area shortly with 2 inch and hour rate can be expected most of the rest of this morning.  The precipitation will mix with sleet and freezing rain this afternoon but change make to snow tonight which may fall heavy again before ending around 7am on Friday.  Total accumulations around 10-14 inches in the Clifton area with higher amounts inland and lower amounts along the coast.

Friday will be dry and not all that cold but another weaker storm will be approaching the area at night with possibly more accumulating snow late Friday night into Saturday morning.

Cold and dry weather for Sunday.

After a cold Monday morning temperatures will moderate in the afternoon.

Another disturbance may give us some light rain or snow on Tuesday but temperatures will moderate into the 40s.

Even milder weather towards the end of next week with 50 degree readings likely.

 

The forecast: Today – Snow heavy at times this morning, mixing with sleet and freezing rain this afternoon, high in the low 30s.

Tonight – Snow, sleet and freezing rain changing back to all snow after midnight, snow ending by 7am.  low around 30.  Total accumulations 10-14 inches.

Friday – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 30s.  Chance of snow at night.

Saturday – Chance of snow in the morning then mostly cloudy, high in the mid-upper 30s.

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

Monday – Mostly sunny, high in the low 30s, chance of rain or snow at night.

Tuesday – Chance of rain, mostly cloudy, high in the low 40s.

Wednesday – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 40s.

 

Marine Forecast: Gale warnings in effect till Friday morning for northeast winds gusting to 45 knots, seas 8-12 feet.

Outlook – Advisories likely will be needed through Saturday before dropping below advisory levels on Saturday..

 

Have a good day and stay safe!

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