Very mild today with a period of mainly light rain! Heavy rain likely on Wednesday! Amazingly warm Christmas Eve!


Skies are cloudy early on this Tuesday morning and we are back to well above normal temperatures with readings ranging from the low 50s here in Clifton to some mid 40s inland, these temperatures are about 25 degrees above normal, winds are nearly calm.

A weak front will be crossing the area today with  light rain moving into the area this morning and continuing till late this afternoon, temperatures will be mild reaching the 60 degree mark in most areas.

A warm front will be approaching the area on Wednesday causing rain heavy at times mostly falling in the afternoon and evening, look for a little over an inch of rainfall. Rain will taper off to drizzle at night.

Some early drizzle on Christmas Eve followed by some sunshine temperatures will exceed record levels and depending on how much sunshine we receive we could see highs well up into the 70s.

A cool front will cross the area early on Christmas Day bringing drier area but only slightly cooler air as highs will be in the 60s and with sunshine and light winds it will be a very comfortable day.

Unsettled weather for this weekend, expect lots of clouds along with chances of rain mainly from Saturday night into Sunday, temperatures will again be a little cooler but still well above normal.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – Rain developing ending by evening, high near 60.

TONIGHT – Partly cloudy, low in the mid 40s.

WEDNESDAY – Rain mainly falling in the afternoon, rain could be heavy at times, high in the low 70s.

THURSDAY – Chance of morning drizzle then some partial sunshine with a chance of an afternoon shower and an isolated thunderstorm, record warmth with highs in the low 70s.

CHRISTMAS DAY – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 60s.

SATURDAY – Mostly cloudy, high in the low 50s, chance of rain at night.

SUNDAY – Cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the upper 50s.

MONDAY – Partly sunny, high in the upper 40s.

 

MARINE FORECAST:  Small craft advisory from noon today till midnight tonight for southwest wind gusting to 25 knots, seas 5 feet.

OUTLOOK – Advisories expected Wednesday and Thursday with near advisory levels Thursday night into Friday morning.  No advisories expected Friday morning through Saturday.

 

Have a good day!

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