Major snowstorm affecting our area after yesterday’s record highs! Very cold tonight and Friday! Milder over the weekend!

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 9, 2017  6:00 A.M.

Snow is falling over the area on this Thursday morning and temperatures that were around 40 at midnight have fallen to the upper 20s in the Clifton area and to the low 20s further inland, winds are gusty out of the north, about an inch and a half of snow has already accumulated as of 6 a.m.

Snow will be heavy this morning with snowfall rates of 1-2 inches per hour possible, the snow should taper off this afternoon but not before 8-12 inches have fallen across most of the area with possible higher amounts, strong gusty northerly winds will cause blowing and drifting snow through this afternoon.  Temperatures will continue to fall with afternoon highs only in the low to mid 20s.  Clearing by this evening but it will be very cold with temperatures falling to the low teens by Friday morning.

High pressure over the area on Friday will give us dry and very cold conditions but with diminishing winds.

A weak warm front approaching the area will give us a chance of light snow Friday night.

Milder weather for the weekend with highs reaching the 40s.  Another trough will give us a good chance of light rain on Sunday.

Later Monday into Tuesday should be dry and seasonably mild but another storm system may give us rain or snow on Wednesday.



TODAY – FEB 9 – Snow heavy at times mainly this morning, highs falling through the 20s, winds gusting to 35 mph. Accumulations 8-12 inches.

TONIGHT – Partly cloudy and very cold with diminishing winds, low in the low teens.

FRIDAY – FEB 10 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 20s, chance of light snow at night.

SATURDAY – FEB 11 – Mostly cloudy and not as cold, high in the low 40s.

SUNDAY – FEB 12 – Cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the low 40s.

MONDAY – FEB 13 — Mostly sunny, high in the mid 40s.

TUESDAY – FEB 14 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 40s.

WEDNESDAY – FEB 15 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain or snow, high near 40.


MARINE FORECAST:  Storm warning in effect till 10 p.m. tonight for northeast winds becoming northwest and gusting to 50 knots, seas 7-11 feet.

OUTLOOK – Possible small craft conditions at tunes Friday through Monday.


Enjoy the snow and stay safe!





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