Dry but chilly and windy Sunday! Nor’easter to affect the area Monday night through Wednesday!


Skies are mostly cloudy to cloudy early this morning and temperatures range from the mid 30s in the Clifton area to around 30 further inland, winds are gusty out of the north to 25 mph.

Today we will have clearing and it will be quite windy with wind gusts to 32 mph, temperatures will be cool.

After a mostly clear and chilly night we will then see increasing cloudiness on Monday with a chance of rain mixed with snow at night, no accumulation is expected except for the far inland areas where there may be an inch or two of snow and sleet.

On Tuesday the nor’easter will be moving off the coast, temperatures will be mild so no snow is expected during the day but heavy rain will occur all day along with strong winds, there may be minor to moderate coastal flooding.   Two to three inches of rainfall is expected.

The precipitation may mix with or change to snow Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, question remains of who will get snow accumulations and to what extent, at this time it appears that only extreme higher elevations of northwest New Jersey and the Poconos will have the best chance of a heavy wet snow.

The storm although weakening will still be affecting our weather with rain and snow showers from Wednesday afternoon into Thursday.

Finally clearing with seasonably cool temperatures Friday and Saturday.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – Sunny and windy, high near 40.

TONIGHT – Mostly clear and cold with slowly diminishing winds, low around 20.

MONDAY – Increasing cloudiness, high in the upper 30s. Chance of rain mixed with snow at night.

TUESDAY – Rain heavy at times and windy, high in the low 40s.  Rain and snow at night.

WEDNESDAY – Rain and snow in the morning with rain or snow showers in the afternoon and evening, high in the low 40s.

THURSDAY – Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow and rain showers, high near 40.

FRIDAY – Partly sunny, high in the low 40s.

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

 

MARINE FORECAST – Gale warning in effect for north-northeast winds to 40 knots, seas 9-14 feet.

OUTLOOK – Small craft advisory likely on Monday.  Storm watch for Tuesday 7am-6pm.  Small craft or gale warnings likely Tuesday night through Thursday.

 

Have a good day!

 

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