WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 8, 2017 6:10 A.M.
We have cloudy skies early on this Wednesday morning and there is considerable fog, temperatures range from the upper 30s in the Clifton area to the low 30s further inland, winds are light. A warm front is across the central part of New Jersey, south of the warm front temperatures are now in the upper 50s to the low 60s.
The warm front will move north of us this morning with tempertures rising rapidly into the 50s and close to 60 by noon today with some record high temperatures likely. A cold front will come through dry early this afternoon and temperatures will fall into the 40s by sunset.
A low pressure storm will move to Virginia and then off the coast on Thursday look for snow to develop around 3 a.m. and become quite heavy at times for the morning commute when snowfall amounts may be falling at a rate of 2 inches per hour, there is even a chance of some thundersnow, accumulations should average 6-10 inches with some areas could approach a foot. The snow should taper off to light snow in the afternoon and end by evening. A winter storm warning is in effect from midnight tonight until 6 p.m. Thursday evening.
Bitter cold on Friday but dry, temperatures will be in the low teens in the morning struggling to reach 30 in the afternoon.
The very cold weather will be short lived as a warm front will pass through on Saturday morning possibly preceded by some light snow Friday night. Another trough will come through the area on Sunday giving us a chance of rain.
Mostly dry with seasonably mild temperatures early next week.
TODAY – FEB 8 – Mostly cloudy this morning then partly sunny, quite mild with highs near 60.
TONIGHT – Becoming cloudy with snow developing after midnight, accumulations 3-5 inches by sunrise, low around 30.
THURSDAY – FEB 9 – Snow heavy at times mainly in the morning, chance of thundersnow, windy, high only in the low 30s, total snow accumulation 6-10 inches.
FRIDAY – FEB 10 – Mostly sunny and quite cold, high only in the upper 20s. Chance of light now at night.
SATURDAY – FEB 11 – Mostly cloudy and not as cold, high in the low 40s.
SUNDAY – FEB 12 – Cloudy with a chance of light rain, high in the mid 40s.
MONDAY – FEB 13 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 40s.
TUESDAY – FEB 14 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 40s.
MARINE FORECAST: Small craft advisory in effect till 6 p.m. this evening for southwest winds becoming northwest with gusts to 25 knots, seas 2-3 feet.
OUTLOOK – A gale warning will be in effect from 6 a.m on Thursday till 6 a.m on Friday; small craft advisory conditions continuing on Friday with no advisories expected over the weekend.
Enjoy this roller coaster weather!