Skies are cloudy early on this Thursday morning and temperatures are about 20 degrees warmer than this time yesterday ranging from the mid 40s here in Clifton to around 40 further inland, winds are light.
A complex low pressure system will be moving into the area today with rain developing this morning with the heaviest rain and a chance of a thunderstorm this afternoon, winds will pick up and become gusty from the south, temperatures will rise to near 60.
Drier air will move into the area on Friday but there is still a chance of a few showers.
Colder over the weekend and now it looks like a low pressure will develop close enough to give us snow, yes snow on Saturday, at the present time accumulations appear to be light mainly in the range of 1-3 inches, the latest GFS model even has snowfall of up to 10 inches over inland areas which is possible but not likely.
The storm will intensify offshore and cause strong winds with cold temperatures on Sunday despite plenty of sunshine.
Another frontal system will likely give us more showers early next week with milder temperatures.
TODAY – Cloudy with showers and possibly a thunderstorm, windy and milder, high near 60, wind gusts to 35 mph possible.
TONIGHT – Cloudy with a chance of showers, low near 40.
FRIDAY – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers,high in the low 50s.
SATURDAY – Cloudy with snow likely accumulations 1-3 inches, high in the upper 30s.
SUNDAY – Sunny and windy, high in the mid 40s.
MONDAY – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain, milder, high in the upper 50s.
TUESDAY – Mostly cloudy with showers likely, high in the low 60s.
WEDNESDAY – Sunny, high near 60.
MARINE FORECAST: Gale warning is in effect till 6 p.m this evening for southerly winds gusting to 40 knots, seas building to 7-10 feet.
OUTLOOK – Small craft advisories possible on Friday, gale warnings likely on Saturday with small craft advisories likely Sunday into Monday with gales possible.
Have a good day!