Mild with some heavy rain today! Record warmth likely for Christmas Eve! Quite mild and mainly dry on Christmas Day!


We have areas of dense fog along with some drizzle this morning and temperatures range from the upper 40s here in Clifton to some low 40s further inland, winds are calm.

A warm front approaching from the southwest will cause rain to develop this morning becoming heavy at times this afternoon and evening with even a chance of a rumble or two of thunder, high temperatures will be around 60 during the day today but as the warm front passes our area temperatures will rise into the 60s tonight.   Rainfall amounts will average from 1 – 1 1/2 inches.

Record breaking warmth on Christmas Eve as temperatures reach the amazing 70s even with considerable cloudiness, there is only a low chance of an afternoon shower.

Drier air will move in for Christmas Day and it still will be quite mild with highs in the 60s, there is a chance of showers at night.

The weekend still looks unsettled with chances of rain both days, it will be a little cooler on Saturday but become quite mild again on Sunday.

Rain chances continue early next week, it will be cool on Monday with milder temperatures on Tuesday.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – Fog and drizzle early this morning then rain developing later this morning and becoming heavy at times with a chance of a thunderstorm, high near 60.

TONIGHT – Rain heavy at times with a chance of a thunderstorm, temperatures rising to the mid 60s by daybreak.

THURSDAY – Cloudy and warm with a chance of showers, high in the low 70s.

CHRISTMAS DAY – Partly sunny, high in the mid 60s, chance of rain late at night.

SATURDAY – Mostly cloudy and cooler, with a chance of showers, high in the low 50s.

SUNDAY – Mostly cloudy and milder, with a chance of showers, high in the mid 60s.

MONDAY – Partly sunny and cooler with a chance of showers, high in the mid 40s.

TUESDAY – Mostly cloudy and milder, high in the mid 50s.

 

MARINE FORECAST:  TODAY – East-southeast wind to 15 knots, seas 2-3 feet.  Small craft advisory will be in effect from 4 p.m. today till 6 p.m. on Thursday.

OUTLOOK – Advisories may be needed Thursday night into Friday morning, no advisories expected during the day on Friday through Saturday but small craft advisories may again be needed for Sunday.

 

Have a good day!

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