At 6 a.m. this morning skies are mostly cloudy and temperatures are in the upper 20s in the Clifton area to the low 20s further inland winds are nearly calm. We received around 3 inches of snow from yesterday’s storm.
Today clouds will give way to mostly sunny skies by this afternoon, temperatures will rise to the upper 30s with breezy conditions.
Tomorrow will start off clear and cold but another storm system will be moving into the area and we should see overcast skies by noon and snow likely to develop mainly after 3 p.m. The snow should mix with sleet and freezing rain overnight and become all rain by daybreak on Wednesday, we could pick up another couple of inches of snow and ice before the changeover to plain rain.
Wednesday will be milder with a continued chance of rain.
Colder air will be filtering into the area Wednesday night with rain changing back to snow for Thursday as a frontal system will be just off shore, depending on the location of the front will determine how much snow might accumulate but at this time there is a chance of significant snow Thursday morning.
Clearing and very cold on Friday.
Temperatures moderate closer to normal over the weekend with dry conditions expected.
TODAY – Cloudy this morning becoming sunny this afternoon, high in the upper 30s.
TONIGHT – Clear and cold, low in the mid teens.
TUESDAY – Becoming cloudy with snow likely mainly after 3 p.m., high in the low 30s. Snow mixing with sleet and freezing rain in the evening, changing to plain rain before daybreak on Wednesday.
WEDNESDAY – Cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the mid 40s.
THURSDAY – Cloudy with a chance of snow, mainly in the morning, high in the low 30s.
FRIDAY – Sunny and quite cold, high around 30.
SATURDAY – Mostly sunny and not as cold, high near 40.
SUNDAY – Sunny, high in the low 40s.
MARINE FORECAST: Small craft advisory in effect till 2 a.m. on Tuesday for northwest winds gusting to 30 knots, seas 3-5 feet.
OUTLOOK – No advisories during the day on Tuesday with advisories possible Tuesday night through Thursday night, no advisories expected on Friday.
CLIMATE – February 2015 was the coldest February since I started records in 1973, the average temperature was only 21.1 degrees. Precipitation was below normal with 1.74″ falling but most of this was in the form of snow with 17 inches recorded which was only a little above the February average.
Have a good day!