Skies are mostly clear at daybreak this morning and temperatures range from the upper 20s in the Clifton area to the low 20s further inland, winds are from the southwest averaging around 5 mph.
A strong Arctic cold front will be pushing through the area around noon, temperatures will reach near 40 degrees late this morning but after the front it will get much colder with readings falling to the 20s by sunset and the teens by midnight tonight. Winds will pick up out of northwest with gusts to 30 mph. Little moisture will accompany the front so the only chance of some snow showers are for areas well inland.
Saturday will be frigid with lows Saturday morning falling to near 10 degrees and highs on Saturday staying in the 20s.
Milder on Sunday but also rain is likely in the afternoon and night that may change to snow before ending late Sunday night.
Dry and seasonably cold weather Monday and Tuesday.
A weak storm will give us a chance of rain or snow on Wednesday.
Dry weather returns for Thursday with near seasonable temperatures.
TODAY – Mostly sunny, high near 40 late this morning falling through the 30s this afternoon, windy with gusts to 30 mph.
TONIGHT – Mostly clear and very cold, low around 10.
SATURDAY – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 20s.
SUNDAY – Cloudy with rain by the afternoon, high in the low 40s. Rain may mix with snow before ending.
MONDAY – Partly sunny, high in the upper 30s.
TUESDAY – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 30s.
WEDNESDAY – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain or snow, high in the upper 30s.
THURSDAY – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 30s.
MARINE FORECAST: Small craft advisory in effect till 5am on Saturday for northwest winds gusting to 30 knots, seas 3-6 feet, freezing spray possible late tonight.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected on Saturday with advisories again possible Saturday night through Monday.
Have a good day!