Skies are cloudy early on this Thursday morning and temperatures are mild ranging from the upper 40s here in Clifton to the low 40s further inland, winds are nearly calm. These readings this morning are nearly 20 degrees above normal for this time of year.
A storm system will be moving through the area today with rain developing by late this morning and continuing into the evening, rainfall amounts will be averaging 1/2 to 3/4 of an inch.
Drier air moves in for Friday, it will be a little cooler but still above normal.
This weekend we drop to near normal temperatures which will feel quite chilly after this amazing December warm spell. Saturday will be quite breezy with a snow flurry possible more likely over the Poconos and the Hudson Valley. Sunday will have less wind with slightly milder temperatures.
Above normal temperatures return next week. Rain is likely Tuesday night into Wednesday.
TODAY – Chance of some light rain or drizzle this morning then rain this afternoon, high in the mid 50s.
TONIGHT – Rain till around 8 p.m., cloudy with lows in the low 40s.
FRIDAY – Partly sunny, high near 50.
SATURDAY – Mostly sunny and windy, high in the low 40s.
SUNDAY – Sunny, high in the mid 40s.
MONDAY – Mostly cloudy, high in the low 50s.
TUESDAY – Partly sunny, high in the mid 50s, rain likely at night.
WEDNESDAY – Cloudy with rain likely, high near 60.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Southeast wind to 10 knots, seas 1-2 feet.
OUTLOOK – Advisories likely Friday through Saturday night, with conditions close to advisory levels Sunday and Monday.
Have a good day!