Skies are mostly clear early on this Thursday morning and temperatures are colder than the last couple of mornings ranging from the mid 20s in Clifton to the upper teens further inland, these readings are close to normal for this time of year, winds are gusty from the west.
Today we should start off sunny but should see some increasing cloudiness this afternoon, high temperatures will be mainly in the mid 30s which is slightly below normal, winds will diminish and become light by this afternoon.
A weak disturbance will cause a period of light snow mainly falling after midnight and ending by around 9 a.m., accumulation should be around an inch with slightly higher amounts to ours south and east.
Very cold weather for the weekend but we should remain precipitation free as another low pressure moves off the southeast coast, areas to our south across southeast sections of Virginia and eastern North Carolina will see significant snow.
Very cold and dry on Monday as a cold Arctic airmass will be over us.
Quickly moderating temperatures on Tuesday with the next chance of precipitation will be Tuesday night into Wednesday which at this time looks to fall as rain possibly beginning as a wintery mix.
TODAY – Increasing cloudiness, high in the mid 30s.
TONIGHT – Snow likely mainly after 10 p.m., low in the mid 20s.
FRIDAY – Mostly cloudy with snow ending by 9 a.m., accumulations around 1 inch, high in the mid 30s.
SATURDAY – Partly sunny, high near 30.
SUNDAY – Mostly sunny, high only in the upper 20s.
MONDAY – Sunny, high in the upper 20s.
TUESDAY – Partly sunny and not as cold, high near 40, chance of mix rain, snow and sleet at night.
WEDNESDAY – Cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the upper 40s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – West wind to 17 knots, diminishing this afternoon, seas 2 feet.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Friday and Monday with advisories likely over the weekend.
Have a nice day!