Strong cold front crossing the area late this afternoon will end the amazing February record warm temperatures!


SATURDAY FEBRUARY 25, 2017   5:59 A.M.

Skies are mostly cloudy early on this Saturday morning and temperatures are very mild once again ranging from the low 50s in the Clifton area with even milder readings inland with upper 50s reported.

Yesterday in Clifton the temperature reached 75 degrees which was a record for the month of February.

Today will be still quite mild despite more cloudiness ahead of a strong cold front, this front will cross our area late this afternoon associated with possibly heavy rain and gusty winds with a slight chance of thunder.  Behind the front much cooler air will move into the area on brisk winds, tempertures will fall to the 30s by Sunday morning.

Sunday will be a breezy day and cooler with highs in the upper 40s which is still above normal for this time of year.

Milder weather Monday through Wednesday of next week with a good chance of rain showers Tuesday and Wednesday.

Cooler weather then returns for the end of the week.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – FEB 25  – Mostly cloudy with showers developing mainly after 4 p.m., brief heavy rain and gusty winds possible along with a chance of a thunderstorm, high in the mid 60s.

TONIGHT – Cloudy with showers before 10 p.m, breezy, clearing after midnight, low in the mid 30s.

SUNDAY – FEB 26 – Sunny, breezy and cooler, high in the upper 40s.

MONDAY – FEB 27 – Partly sunny, high in the mid 50s.

TUESDAY – FEB 28 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, high in the mid 50s.

WEDNESDAY – MAR 1 – Cloudy with a chance of showers, high near 60.

THURSDAY – MAR 2 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 50s.

FRIDAY – MAR 3 – Partly sunny with a chance of a shower, high in the low 40s.

 

MARINE FORECAST:  Small craft advisory in effect till 6 p.m. on Sunday!  Today southerly winds becoming westerly gusting to 30 knots, seas building to 3-6 feet.

OUTLOOK – Mainly sub-advisory level conditions Sunday night through Wednesday.

 

Enjoy the weekend!

 

 

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