Under cloudy skies temperatures this morning are in the low 40s in the Clifton area to the 30s further inland.
A storm system will be moving into the area today with rain developing early this afternoon and continue into this evening with even some rumbles of thunder possible. A cold front associated with this system will cross our area late tonight bringing down much colder air, the precipitation will change to snow before tapering off early Thursday morning. Winds will become quite strong from the northwest gusting to 35 MPH. A coating of snow is possible in the Clifton area with higher amounts across Northwest New Jersey and the Hudson Valley.
Snow showers will end Thursday morning and it will be continued very windy and cold with highs in the 20s, far cry from the 60s we enjoyed yesterday, wind chills will be around zero.
Friday will start off very cold with lows in the teens but temperatures will recover to the 40s by the afternoon.
Mild again on Saturday with highs in the 50s.
Cooler on Sunday with a chance of snow developing late at night.
Cold and windy weather on St. Patrick’s day with a chance of snow.
Dry but still chilly on Tuesday..
The forecast: Today – Rain developing this afternoon, high in the upper 50s.
Tonight – Rain with a chance of thunderstorms, precipitation changing to snow before ending Thursday morning, much colder with temperatures falling into the teens by Thursday morning, snow accumulations less than 1/2 inch.
Thursday – Morning snow showers, becoming partly sunny by the afternoon, very cold and windy with gusts up to 35 MPH, high only in the mid-upper 20s.
Friday – Mostly sunny, high in the low 40s.
Saturday – Partly sunny, high in the mid 50s.
Sunday – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 40s, chance of snow late at night.
Monday – Mostly cloudy, windy, with a chance of snow, high in the mid 30s.
Tuesday – Partly sunny, high near 40.
Marine Forecast: Today – Southeast wind to 23 knots, seas 2 feet increasing to 5 feet.
Gale warning will be in effect from this evening through late Thursday night.
Outlook – Small craft advisories likely on Friday with conditions lowering to below advisory levels for the weekend.
Have a good day!