Skies are mostly clear early on this first Saturday of the year and temperatures are the coldest since November with readings ranging from the upper 20s her in Clifton to the low 20s in some of the colder inland areas, these temperatures are still slightly above normal, winds are light.
We should see plenty of sunshine both today and on Sunday, temperatures will be slightly above normal but it will be on the breezy side.
The coldest air since last March will be covering the area on Monday and Tuesday with highs both days struggling to hit the 30 degree mark with lows well down in the teens especially on Tuesday morning, it should remain on the breezy side but with continued sunny days.
A moderating trend will start on Wednesday and last the rest of the week as temperatures will again be slightly above normal.
A coastal low may develop to give us some rain or snow next weekend with a stronger storm possible early next week.
TODAY – Sunny, high in the low 40s.
TONIGHT – Mostly clear, low around 30.
SUNDAY – Sunny and breezy, high in the mid 40s.
MONDAY – Sunny, high only around 30.
TUESDAY – Sunny, high around 30.
WEDNESDAY – Sunny and not as cold, high near 40.
THURSDAY – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 40s.
FRIDAY – Partly sunny, high in the mid 40s.
MARINE FORECAST: Small craft advisory in effect till 6 p.m. on Sunday for northwest winds gusting to 30 knots, seas 3-4 feet.
OUTLOOK – Small craft advisory will probably be extended through Tuesday with no advisories expected Tuesday night into Wednesday.
DECEMBER 2015 CLIMATE – Amazing December warmth as temperatures were 13.6 degrees above normal for the month breaking the previous record by more than six degrees, this past December was warmer than most Novembers. Precipitation was slightly above normal with 5.18 ” falling. Snow and ice was well below normal with .4″ recorded.
Have a good day!