Skies are cloudy early on this Sunday morning and there is considerable fog and drizzle, temperatures are mild ranging from the mid 40s here in Clifton to the low 40s in some of the colder spots, winds are light easterly.
A warm front will move to our north later this morning, preceding the front we will have some dense fog along with some drizzle, after the front a southwest flow of much milder air will move into the area and temperatures will once again reach record levels despite overcast conditions. A cold front will cross the area tonight accompanied by some showers and followed by colder air.
Monday we will have mostly sunny skies in the morning with increasing cloudiness in the afternoon, precipitation should move into the area Monday night falling as a mixture of sleet, snow and rain. In the Clifton area we should see little or no accumulation but inland may see a couple of inches of sleet and snow.
The precipitation changes to all rain on Tuesday.
Dry during the day on Wednesday then a weaker low pressure area will likely give us some light precipitation Wednesday night into Thursday, with milder temperatures the precipitation will be in the form of rain.
Dry on New Year’s Day into the start of the weekend with seasonably cold temperatures as we see signs of more normal winter temperatures after this historic December warmth.
TODAY – Cloudy with dense fog and drizzle this morning, becoming much milder with highs in the upper 60s.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy with showers likely this evening, low by morning in the mid 30s.
MONDAY – Increasing cloudiness and much cooler, high only in the low 40s. Chance or mixed snow, sleet, and rain at night.
TUESDAY – Cloudy with rain, high near 50.
WEDNESDAY – Partly sunny in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy, high in the low 50s, rain likely at night.
THURSDAY – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the low 50s.
NEW YEAR’S DAY – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 40s.
SATURDAY – Mostly sunny, high near 40.
MARINE FORECAST: Small craft advisory in effect till 6 p.m. on Monday. Today – East-northeast winds switching to the south-southwest by this afternoon gusting to 30 knots, seas 4-6 feet.
OUTLOOK – Advisories likely for Tuesday with no advisories expected Wednesday and Thursday.
Have a good day!