Skies are cloudy early on this Sunday morning, a mix of snow and rain has just ended, temperatures have fallen to the low 30s here in Clifton to around 30 further inland, winds are gusting to around 35 mph. Report of around 3 inches of snow have fallen in parts of Northwest New Jersey. Just after midnight we had an intense line of thunderstorms producing hail that whitened the ground.
Today we will have clearing, winds will pick up and gust to over 50 mph this morning slowly diminishing this afternoon, it will be cold despite some afternoon sunshine with highs mainly reaching only around 40 degrees. An intense low pressure system is around Cape Cod and will move further offshore as high pressure builds into the area.
Another low pressure will give us precipitation on Monday which may begin as snow Monday morning and then change to rain as warmer air moves into the area, however colder air will again move into the area at night and the rain may change back to snow before ending Monday night.
Tuesday will be fair and breezy with chilly temperatures.
Fair weather will continue on Wednesday with slight moderation of temperatures as high pressure builds into the area.
Still another low pressure system will give us mainly rain and warmer temperatures on Thursday. Colder again on Friday with a chance of more precipitation. Clearing and cold on Saturday.
TODAY – Becoming partly sunny with strong winds gusting to 60 mph diminishing this afternoon, high only around 40.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow after midnight, low in the upper 20s.
MONDAY – Cloudy with snow changing to rain in the morning, possible snow accumulations of an inch, not as cold high in the low 50s. Colder at night with rain possibly changing to snow before ending.
TUESDAY – Sunny, breezy and cold, high around 40.
WEDNESDAY – Sunny and not as chilly, high near 50., chance of showers at night.
THURSDAY – Cloudy with showers likely, milder, high in the upper 50s.
FRIDAY – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, high in the upper 40s.
SATURDAY – Partly sunny and cool, high in the mid 40s.
MARINE FORECAST: Storm warning in effect till noon for west-northwest winds gusting to 60 knots, seas 7-10 feet, winds and seas diminishing this afternoon.
OUTLOOK – Small craft advisories possible Monday and Tuesday.
Have a good day!