Bitterly cold and windy today! Coldest temperatures in nearly two months tonight! Much milder conditions to start the workweek!


SATURDAY MARCH 4, 2017  5:55 A.M.

Skies are clear early on this Saturday morning and temperatures are quite cold with readings ranging from the upper teens in the Clifton area to around 10 further inland.

Today will be a very cold day and winds will again increase with gusts approaching 40 mph and even with bright sunshine temperatures will struggle to reach the 30 degree mark but with the winds it will feel much colder.  A very strong Arctic high pressure will be building into the area from the Great Lakes.

Overnight lows tonight will be the lowest in nearly two months as temperatures will fall to around 10 in the Clifton area to near zero further inland, winds however will be lighter.

After a very cold start tomorrow temperatures will moderate in the afternoon and with less wind it will feel more comfortable as the high pressure slowly moves off the coast.

A return flow will bring milder air into the region starting on Monday with mild conditions along with some showers mainly falling Tuesday afternoon through early morning on Wednesday.

Cooler and dry conditions are expected for the end of next week.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – MAR 4 – Mostly sunny and becoming windy, gusts to 40 mph, high in the low 30s.

TONIGHT – Clear, low around 10.

SUNDAY – MAR 5 – Sunny and not as cold in the afternoon, high in the upper 30s.

MONDAY – MAR 6 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 40s.

TUESDAY – MAR 7 – Cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the upper 50s.

WEDNESDAY- MAR 8 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 50s.

THURSDAY – MAR 9 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 40s.

FRIDAY – MAR 10 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 40s.

 

MARINE FORECAST:  Gale warning in effect till midnight tonight for northwest winds gusting to 40 knots, seas 3-6 feet.

OUTLOOK – Possible small craft advisories during the day on Sunday; no advisories expected Sunday night into Monday; advisories likely Tuesday and Wednesday.

 

Enjoy the day and go march forth!

 

 

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