Light snow is falling early on this Friday morning and temperatures range from the upper 20s here in Clifton to around 20 further inland, less than an inch has accumulated so far mainly over colder surfaces, roads here just appear wet.
Snow will end this morning as the low pressure moves offshore and rapidly intensifies but too far east to give us any significant snow, total accumulation will be about an inch in Clifton and a little more to our south and east. Clearing will take place this afternoon but it will be chilly with highs only in the 30s, a brisk wind will make it feel colder.
The weekend appears to be mainly dry and chilly but a weak disturbance may produce some snow showers Sunday morning.
A warming trend will begin next week, highs on Monday will be in the 50s, with 60s on Tuesday and near 70 on Wednesday.
A cold front will slip down on Wednesday night giving us a chance of showers, it will be a little cooler on Thursday.
TODAY – Snow ending this morning followed by clearing, breezy with highs only in the upper 30s, snow accumulation around an inch.
TONIGHT – Mostly clear, low in the mid 20s.
SATURDAY – Mostly sunny in the morning, increasing clouds in the afternoon, high in the low 40s.
SUNDAY – Chance of snow showers in the morning then becoming mostly sunny, high in the mid 40s.
MONDAY – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 50s.
TUESDAY – Mostly sunny, high in the low 60s.
WEDNESDAY – Mostly cloudy and quite mild, high near 70, chance of showers at night.
THURSDAY – Mostly cloudy, high near 60.
MARINE FORECAST: Gale warning in effect till 9 p.m. this evening for northeast winds gusting to 40 knots, seas 3-6 feet.
OUTLOOK – Possible small craft advisories for high seas on Saturday, no advisories expected Sunday and Tuesday but possible advisory level conditions on Monday.
FEBRUARY 2016 CLIMATE SUMMARY:
Temperatures averaged 2.5 degrees above normal. Precipitation was above normal with 5.77″ falling. Snowfall was below normal with 6.0″ accumulating. Highest temperature was 62 degrees recorded on the 20th and 28th. The lowest temperature was a frigid -3 on the 14th.
Have a great March fourth.