We have light rain falling at 6 a.m. this morning and temperatures are just above freezing with a reading of 34 in Clifton while inland areas are near or just below the freezing mark. The ground is still cold so walking or driving on untreated areas may be slippery so use caution going out this morning, so march fourth slowly.
Today we will have occasional light rain, temperatures will rise somewhat to near 40 degrees.
Tonight colder air will be moving into the area while waves of low pressure move along a front just to our south, the rain should mix with sleet and snow late tonight and change to all snow after midnight ending Thursday afternoon, accumulations should range from 4-6 inches with more to our south and east.
Clearing Thursday night and it will be breezy and much colder with some record lows possible by Friday morning.
Friday will be sunny but quite cold.
Slowly moderating temperatures over the weekend into early next week and we should stay mainly dry.
Finally some constantly springlike weather should be enjoyed by the end of next week.
TODAY – Cloudy with light rain, high near 40.
TONIGHT – Rain, mixing with snow and sleet late this evening and changing to all snow after midnight, low in the low 20s.
THURSDAY – Snow ending by 4 p.m., high only in the mid 20s, total accumulation 4-6 inches.
FRIDAY – Sunny and cold, high in the upper 20s.
SATURDAY – Mostly sunny and not as cold, high in the upper 30s.
SUNDAY – Mostly sunny, high in the low 40s.
MONDAY – Mostly sunny, high in the low 40s.
TUESDAY – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 40s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – West-southwest wind to 11 knots, seas less than 1 foot.
OUTLOOK – Advisories likely on Thursday with no advisories expected Friday through the weekend.
Have a good day!