Skies have become mostly cloudy to cloudy across the area early this morning, temperatures are mainly in the upper 20s and winds are light.
Today we will have considerable cloudiness, a light southwest flow will raise high temperatures about five degrees from yesterday’s highs, still below normal for this time of year.
A low pressure system will give us rain in the Clifton area from late tonight till early Tuesday morning, the precipitation may start off as a mix of snow and freezing rain across extreme Northwest New Jersey and the Poconos where a winter weather advisory is in effect. Rainfall amounts should be near one inch, milder air should move into the area with highs in the 50s.
Much colder and windy behind the front on Tuesday with a chance of snow flurries especially inland, wind gusts to 35 mph will make high temperatures in the 30s feel that much colder. At night expect the coldest readings of the season with lows near 20 with some teens inland.
Dry weather can be expected from Wednesday through Saturday. Temperatures will be well below normal through the period moderating to near normal by next Sunday.
TODAY – Cloudy, high in the upper 40s.
TONIGHT – Rain developing after midnight, low in the mid 30s.
MONDAY – Rain, high in the mid 50s. Rain ending around midnight.
TUESDAY – Mostly sunny, windy and much colder, high only in the mid 30s.
WEDNESDAY – Sunny and cold, high in the mid 30s.
THURSDAY – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 40s.
FRIDAY – Mostly sunny, high in the low 40s.
SATURDAY – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 40s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Southwest winds to 14 knots, seas 1-2 feet. Small craft advisory in effect Monday afternoon with a gale watch for late Monday night and Tuesday.
OUTLOOK – Small craft advisories possibly continuing Wednesday and Thursday.
Have a good day!