Bitter cold today and Tuesday! Moderating trend starting Wednesday! Chances for rain over the weekend!


Skies are partly cloudy early on this Monday morning and temperatures have dropped to the upper 20s here in Clifton to the upper teens in the colder suburbs, winds have become northerly. Some snow flurries have been reported in northwest New Jersey and the Poconos.

Arctic air will be over us today, temperatures will not rise much or at all today with most readings staying in the 20s and with a brisk wind will drop wind chill values to the single digits, skies will be partly to mostly sunny however there still may be some flurries mainly across the Poconos.

Tonight will easily be the coldest night of the season as temperatures drop to the low teens in Clifton to the single digits inland, with much lower wind chill values.

Tuesday will be a mostly sunny day, still very cold but with diminishing winds.

After another quite cold morning on Wednesday temperatures will moderate into the 40s during the day along with plenty of sunshine.

Still dry Thursday and most of Friday with slightly above normal temperatures.

The next chance of precipitation will be over the weekend with two storms one on Saturday and a second storm later on Sunday, at this time it looks like it will be warm enough that any precipitation will fall as rain.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – Mostly sunny and breezy, temperatures near steady around 30 degrees.

TONIGHT – Mostly clear, low around 11.

TUESDAY – Sunny with diminishing winds, high in the low 30s.

WEDNESDAY – Sunny and not as cold, high in the low 40s.

THURSDAY – Sunny, high in the mid 40s.

FRIDAY – Partly sunny, high in the mid 40s, chance of rain later at night.

SATURDAY – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the mid 40s.

SUNDAY – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the upper 40s.

 

MARINE FORECAST:  Small craft advisory in effect till 7 a.m. on Tuesday for northerly winds gusting to 30 knots, seas building to 4-7 feet.

OUTLOOK – Advisories will likely be needed for Tuesday with no advisories Wednesday and Thursday, possible small craft advisory conditions on Friday.

 

Have a good day!

 

 

 

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