Skies are partly cloudy at daybreak with temperatures ranging from the upper 20s in the Clifton area to the upper teens in the normal colder areas inland, winds are light.
Today will become cloudy this morning with precipitation moving into the area this afternoon, the precipitation will start off as a mixture of snow and sleet that may give us a coating of snow before mixing with and changing to all rain tonight, inland were the cold will linger longer a couple of inches of snow is possible along with some freezing rain.
A warm front associated with the storm will move north of us in the morning, temperatures will rise into the 60s, rain will continue tomorrow morning and then period of rain showers during the day with even a chance of a rare January thunderstorm. A cold front will cross the area by Sunday evening dropping temperatures along with windy conditions and partial clearing.
Monday will be colder but dry.
Cold with a chance of some light snow Tuesday afternoon and evening, we could pick up about an inch of snow from this fast moving system.
Then frigid air will dominate Wednesday through Friday with Thursday being the coldest day when lows drop to the single digits and highs only around 20.
TODAY – Becoming cloudy with snow developing by this afternoon, mixing with sleet and rain, accumulation less than 1/2 inch, high in the upper 30s.
TONIGHT – Rain with temperatures rising to the low 40s by early Sunday morning.
SUNDAY – Rain showers with a chance of a thunderstorm, very mild with highs in the low 60s, clearing and colder at night.
MONDAY – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 30s.
TUESDAY – Mostly cloudy with a chance of light snow in the afternoon and evening, high near 30.
WEDNESDAY – Partly sunny and windy, high in the upper 20s.
THURSDAY – Mostly sunny and very cold, high only around 20.
FRIDAY – Mostly sunny, high near 30.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – East-southeast wind to 14 knots, seas 3 feet.
Small craft advisory will be in effect from 3am on Sunday till 6pm on Sunday then a gale watch from 6pm Sunday till 6am Monday morning.
OUTLOOK: Gales still possible on Monday, no advisories on Tuesday with gales again possible on Wednesday.
Have a good day!