Pleasantly mild Christmas Day! Rain likely Monday afternoon into Tuesday morning!


Skies are partly cloudy early on this Christmas morning and temperatures range from the mid 30s in the Clifton area to the upper 20s further inland, winds are light.

High pressure will be in control of our weather today giving us plenty of sunshine with mild temperature reaching the upper 40s, although this is above normal it will not be as mild as the last two Christmas Days when highs were in the 60s.

A low pressure and cold front will be approaching our area on Monday likely giving us rain that may begin as a mixture of snow, sleet and freezing rain well inland before changing to plain rain which will end on Tuesday morning.  Tuesday will be quite mild with highs in the 50s.

High pressure will give us a dry day on Wednesday with cooler temperatures.

Another low pressure will give us a chance of mainly rain on Thursday followed by colder and dry weather for Friday and New Year’s Eve.

 

THE FORECAST:

CHRISTMAS DAY – Becoming mostly sunny, high in the upper 40s.

TONIGHT – Mostly clear, low in the mid 20s.

MONDAY – Increasing cloudiness with a chance of rain by the afternoon, high in the mid 40s, rain likely at night.

TUESDAY – Chance of rain before 9 a.m. then becoming mostly sunny and mild, high in the mid  50s.

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

THURSDAY – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain possibly beginning as snow, high in the mid 40s.

FRIDAY – Partly sunny, high in the upper 30s.

SATURDAY – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 30s.

NEW YEAR’S DAY – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the mid 40s.

 

MARINE FORECAST:  TODAY – North winds to 12 knots, seas 2 feet.

OUTLOOK – Advisories likely Monday night into Tuesday morning;  possible advisories again Tuesday night into Wednesday morning, otherwise sub advisory level conditions expected.

 

Have a very Merry Christmas!

 

 

 

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