Wintery mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain and rain today! Very strong winds late tonight into Monday!


SUNDAY FEBRUARY 12, 2017  6:12 A.M.

Skies are cloudy early on this Sunday morning and a mixture of freezing rain and sleet has developed as temperatures have fallen just below freezing in the Clifton area to the upper 20s further inland, winds are brisk out of the east.

Today we will have a mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow that may accumulate to about an inch before changing to rain this afternoon.  Inland temperatures should stay below freezing most of the day so there will be a higher accumulations of ice and snow in those areas.  A storm system in the Midwest will rapidly intensify and be off the New England coast tonight.

Monday will be dry but with very strong winds of up to 50 mph, a high wind watch is in effect from late tonight into Monday afternoon.

Most of next week will be dry with near seasonable temperatures, there is a slight possibility of storm developing on Wednesday but most models have the storm develop too far to our north and east to cause any significant issues but since the event is a few days away it still bears watching.

Mild weather can be expected by next weekend with highs reaching the 50s by next Sunday.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – FEB 12 – Freezing rain, sleet and snow this morning, rain this afternoon, high in the mid 30s, snow and sleet accumulation of 1 inch possible with a tenth of an inch of ice, winter weather advisory in effect.

TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy with evening sleet and rain with snow showers late tonight, becoming very windy after midnight with gusts to 45 mph, low in the low 30s.

MONDAY – FEB 13 – Partly sunny and very windy, high near 40, possible wind gusts to 50 mph, a high wind watch is in effect.

TUESDAY – FEB 14 – Mostly sunny, high near 40.

WEDNESDAY – FEB 15 – Partly sunny, high in the low 40s.

THURSDAY – FEB 16 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 30s.

FRIDAY – FEB 17 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 30s.

SATURDAY – FEB 18 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 40s.

SUNDAY – FEB 19 – Partly sunny, high in the low 50s.

 

MARINE FORECAST:  TODAY – East winds to 16 knots, seas 2-3 feet.

OUTLOOK – A storm warning will be in effect from 10 p.m. tonight till 6 p.m. Monday evening; possible small craft conditions Tuesday morning and again Wednesday and Thursday.

 

Despite the crummy weather just to have a good day!

  • curt

    Yesterday we went cross-country skiing for the first time in 2 years – fabulous snow and weather for it .. hope today’s “stuff” doesn’t screw it up too much

    – and our first sunday w/out football in a long time…

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