Milder weather but rain likely from tonight into Christmas morning!


Skies are cloudy again early this morning and most temperatures in the Clifton area and further inland are in the low to mid 30s, winds are light.  Interesting to note the coldest temperatures across New Jersey are in the southern part of the state where skies cleared and readings are in the mid 20s.

Today will be milder than this past weekend and we may see the sun for maybe an hour or so before overcast conditions return this afternoon, there is a chance of some light rain developing this afternoon, rain will become likely tonight.

On Tuesday we may have a break in the rain in the morning but rain will be likely in the afternoon and at night.  Temperatures will reach near 50 degrees.

The heaviest rain will fall Wednesday and Wednesday night with about an inch of rain expected, however it will be unseasonably mild with highs well up into the 50s.

Rain may persist till around 10am on Christmas Day, it will remain mild with highs in the 50s but with stronger winds it will feel cooler.

Friday will be an very pleasant day with dry conditions, mild temperatures and light winds.

The weekend will start off dry and mild but by Sunday cooler weather will move into our area along with a chance of rain or snow showers.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain after 3pm, high in the low 40s.

TONIGHT – Cloudy with rain likely, low in the upper 30s.

TUESDAY – Rain likely, mainly in the afternoon and night, high near 50.

WEDNESDAY – Rain heavy at times, mild with highs in the upper 50s.

CHRISTMAS DAY – Rain ending in the morning followed by clearing, windy and mild, high in the mid 50s.

FRIDAY – Mostly sunny, high near 50.

SATURDAY – Partly sunny, high in the low 50s.

SUNDAY – Partly sunny with a chance of rain or snow showers, high in the low 40s.

 

MARINE FORECAST:  TODAY – East-northeast winds to 9 knots, seas 1-2 feet.

OUTLOOK – Advisories possible on Tuesday and likely Wednesday and Thursday.  No advisories expected on Friday.

 

Have a good day!

 

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