Some snow for the first day of March!


We have cloudy skies in the area at 6 a.m. and temperatures range from 18 degrees in Clifton to some single digits in our colder suburbs, winds are light.

A low pressure system approaching from the west will cause snow to break out by this afternoon with snow continuing in the evening mixing with some freezing rain after midnight with the precipitation ending before daybreak on Monday, total accumulations will range from 2-5 inches.

Clearing on Monday, temperatures will be seasonably cold.

Another storm system will give move into the area by Tuesday afternoon beginning as snow and mixing with rain at night before changing to all rain on Wednesday, temperatures will be chilly on Tuesday but moderate on Wednesday with some readings approaching the 50 degree mark.

Colder air returns for Thursday with a possibility of the rain changing back to snow before ending.

Dry and cold on Friday.

Moderating trend in temperatures expected for next weekend.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – Snow developing mostly after noon, high in the low 30s.

TONIGHT – Snow mixing with freezing rain after midnight, precipitation ending by 4 a.m., low in the upper 20s, snow accumulation of 2-5 inches expected.

MONDAY – Cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny, high in the upper 30s.

TUESDAY – Becoming cloudy with a chance of snow in the afternoon, high in the mid  30s.  Snow mixing with rain at night.

WEDNESDAY – Cloudy with a chance of rain, high near  50.

THURSDAY – Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow or rain, high in the low 30s.

FRIDAY – Mostly sunny, high in the low 30s.

SATURDAY – Sunny, high in the low 40s.

 

MARINE FORECAST:  TODAY – South wind to 7 knots, seas less than 1 foot.

Small craft advisory will be in effect from 6 a.m. on Monday till 2 a.m. on Tuesday.

OUTLOOK – No advisories expected during the day on Tuesday with small craft advisories possible Tuesday night and Wednesday with no advisories expected Wednesday night into Thursday.

 

Have a good day!

 

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