Snow ending this afternoon! Very cold but dry weekend! Coastal storm with heavy snow becoming more likely for Tuesday!


FRIDAY MARCH 10, 2017  6:05 A.M.,

Skies are cloudy early on this Friday morning and snow flurries have begun in the Clifton area, further inland snow has accumulated to more than an inch, temperatures are falling and range from the upper 30s in the Clifton area to the upper 20s further inland, winds are from the north around 10 mph.

Snow will continue to fall and possibly become moderate to heavy at times, accumulations are expected to be in the 3-5 inch range, most of the snow will fall this morning with some snow showers possible this afternoon, winds will pick up from the north and temperatures will fall through the 30s.

Unseasonably cold air with dry conditions this weekend into the day on Monday, daytime highs will struggle to reach the freezing mark each day with lows well down into the teens, winds will be strong on Saturday but diminish Sunday and Monday.

A strong coastal storm is expected to develop off the Virginia coast Monday night and rapidly intensify as it moves up the coast, snow is likely to develop late Monday night and continue heavy at times on Tuesday and then taper off to snow showers Wednesday morning, snow accumulations may be significant with a foot or more of snow possible.

Dry and unseasonably cold weather for Thursday.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – MAR  10 – Snow mainly this morning, temperatures falling through the 30s, accumulations 3-5 inches.

TONIGHT – Clearing and cold, low in the mid teens.

SATURDAY –  MAR 11 – Mostly sunny, windy and cold, high near 30.

SUNDAY – MAR 12 – Partly sunny, high near 30.

MONDAY – MAR 13 – Partly sunny, high in the low 30s, snow likely after midnight.

TUESDAY – MAR 14 – Snow likely and windy, significant accumulation possible, high in the low 30s.

WEDNESDAY – MAR 15 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers in the morning, windy, high in the mid 30s.

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

 

MARINE FORECAST:  Small craft advisory in effect for north-northeast wind to 30 knots, seas 3-5 feet.  Gale warning will be in effect from 6 p.m. this evening until 7 a.m. Saturday Morning.

OUTLOOK – Small craft conditions expected on Saturday;  no advisories expected Sunday through the day on Monday; gales possible Monday night through Tuesday.

 

Have a good day and stay safe!

 

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