Arctic cold front tonight with the coldest air of the season so far Thursday and Friday! Accumulating snow Saturday morning before changing to rain!


Skies are partly cloudy early on this Wednesday morning and temperatures are seasonably cool ranging from the low 30s in the Clifton area to the mid 20s further inland, winds are nearly calm.

Today will be a quiet weather day with mostly sunny skies and near seasonable temperatures reaching the low 40s in most places, winds will be light this morning but increase this afternoon.

An Arctic cold front will cross the area tonight possibly accompanied by some snow showers.  After the frontal passage winds will increase from the northwest and much colder air will move into the area, temperatures should drop to the teens by tomorrow morning and only rise to the mid 20s during the day and with winds gusting to more than 35 mph will help bring wind chill values to around zero or below.

Still very cold with dry conditions on Friday but with the high pressure over us winds will be much lighter.

A low pressure system will affect our area over the weekend with snow likely developing before dawn on Saturday and continue Saturday morning before mixing with and changing to rain in the afternoon, possible accumulations 1-3 inches in the Clifton area with 2-5 inches further inland.

Rain is likely for Sunday along with milder temperatures.

Cold air returns for early next week but not as frigid as what we will experience this Thursday and Friday, skies will be mostly fair.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – Mostly sunny, high in the low 40s.

TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy and becoming windy with a chance of snow showers, low around 20.

THURSDAY – Mostly cloudy with a chance of afternoon flurries, windy and very cold, high only in the mid 20s.

FRIDAY – Sunny and very cold, high again only in the mid 20s.

SATURDAY – Snow likely before noon then rain likely, high in the low 40s.

SUNDAY – Cloudy with a chance of rain, high near  50.

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

TUESDAY – Partly sunny, high in the mid 30s.

 

MARINE FORECAST:  TODAY – Northwest wind to 14 knots, seas 2 feet.

OUTLOOK – A gale warning is effect from 2 a.m. tomorrow morning till 1 a.m. Friday morning; small craft advisory likely the rest of Friday morning, no advisories Friday afternoon into the night; possible advisories on Saturday with advisories likely for Sunday.

 

Have a good Wednesday!

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