With clear skies and light winds temperatures range to around 10 in the Clifton area to some below zero readings in the normally colder areas, Walpack in Sussex County has fallen to -7 degrees.
Today a southerly flow will develop around a departing high pressure offshore and temperatures should rise into the upper 30s, skies will start out mostly sunny but clouds will increase as the day goes on.
A winter storm watch is in effect for snow that will begin Sunday afternoon and last into at least Monday morning. The latest computer models now has the heaviest snowfall amounts just to our south across Central and Southern New Jersey where up to 10 inches can be expected, less snow as you travel north with up to 8 inches in the Clifton area and 4 inches across the extreme northern areas of Northern New Jersey. These amounts are far from being etched in stone and will probably change.
Much below normal temperatures Tuesday into Wednesday morning with somewhat milder temperatures as we approach next weekend. However another storm may affect the area by next weekend with rain or snow.
The forecast: Today – Increasing cloudiness, not as cold, high in the mid-upper 30s.
Tonight – Mostly cloudy, low in the mid 20s.
Sunday – Cloudy with snow developing mainly after 3pm, high in the mid 30s. Snow continuing at night.
Monday – Snow ending around noon, total possible accumulations 6-8 inches, high only in the mid 20s.
Tuesday – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 20s.
Wednesday – Mostly sunny, high around 30.
Thursday – Partly sunny, high in the low 30s.
Friday – Mostly cloudy, high near 40.
Marine forecast: Today – Winds becoming southerly up to 9 knots, seas 1 foot.
Outlook: Advisories likely Sunday night into Tuesday and still possible Wednesday into Thursday.
Have a good day!