It is mostly clear early this morning and it is cold with the temperatures ranging from around 20 in the Clifton area to the teens further inland, winds are northerly around 10 mph.
Today we will see increasing cloudiness with continued cold temperatures with readings in the 30s.
Low pressure will develop off the Carolina coast tonight and become a rather strong nor’easter with heavy rain and strong winds. The rain will begin after midnight tonight and continue heavy at times through the evening, 1-3 inches of rainfall is expected. Further inland the precipitation will start off as a mix late tonight but change to rain in most area during the day Tuesday before changing to snow Tuesday night and continuing on Wednesday. The heaviest accumulations should be across the Poconos where a winter storm warning is in effect, across higher elevations of Morris, Sussex, Warren and Western Passaic county expect about 1-3 inches of snow.
Light rain showers should persist into Wednesday with snow showers inland.
Still a chance of snow or rain showers on Thursday.
Finally we should see some clearing by Friday and this upcoming weekend looks dry with seasonably cool temperatures.
TODAY – Increasing cloudiness, high in the mid 30s.
TONIGHT – Rain, mainly after midnight, low in the low 30s.
TUESDAY – Rain, heavy and times and windy, high in the low 40s.
WEDNESDAY – Cloudy with rain likely, 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.
SUNDAY – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 40s.
MARINE FORECAST: Small craft advisory in effect for increasing east-northeast winds gusting to 30 knots, seas 8 feet.
Gale warning will be in effect from 1am till 9pm on Tuesday.
OUTLOOK – Small craft advisories expected Wednesday and Thursday.
Have a good day!