Very cold and windy today and Tuesday! Increasing chance of a major snowstorm late Friday into the weekend!


Skies have become mostly clear early on the Martin Luther King day with temperatures ranging from the low 20s here in Clifton to the upper teens well inland, winds are quite gusty out of the west bringing wind chill values down to the single digits.  Also there may be icy spots on untreated roads and sidewalks so use caution if you need to head outside this morning.

Today will be a very cold day despite some sunshine, temperatures will not rise all that much with highs in the 20s and with winds gusting to 35 mph will make it feel quite frigid.

Tuesday will be similar to today’s weather with very cold temperatures and strong winds and dry conditions.

Not as cold Wednesday and Thursday and we will be mainly dry however there is a slight chance of flurries on Wednesday evening.

The latest computer models are now showing a major snowstorm for our area from Friday night through Sunday morning that would produce heavy snow, strong winds and coastal flooding however it is still a few days away so the track and intensity of the storm may change but be aware that the chances of significant storm is increasing.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – Partly sunny and windy, gusts to 35 mph, high in the upper 20s.

TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy and winds, low in the mid teens.

TUESDAY – Mostly sunny and windy, high near 30.

WEDNESDAY – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 30s, slight chance of flurries at night.

THURSDAY – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 30s.

FRIDAY – Increasing cloudiness with a chance of snow developing in the afternoon, high in the mid 30s.

SATURDAY – Snow likely and windy, high in the low 30s.

SUNDAY – Chance of light snow in the morning then clearing, high in the upper 30s.

 

MARINE FORECAST:  Gale warning in effect till 6 p.m. on Tuesday for northwest winds gusting to 45 knots, seas 4-7 feet.

OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Wednesday and Thursday with gales possible late Friday with the potential coastal storm.

 

Have a good day!

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