SATURDAY MARCH 11, 2017 6:12 A.M.
Skies are mostly clear early on this Saturday morning and temperatures are very cold with readings ranging from the mid teens in the Clifton area to some single digits in some inland spots, winds are averaging 10-15 mph with higher gusts which are bringing wind chills down to around zero.
Today will be a partly sunny day with a slight chance of flurries, high temperatures will struggle to reach the freezing mark and with winds gusting to 40 mph will make it feel even colder.
Dry and very cold conditions will continue Sunday and Monday.
A strong coastal storm will affect our area on Tuesday which will likely give us very heavy snow and wind with possible blizzard conditions, at this time models are indicating possible accumulations of 1-2 feet in our area with the snow beginning before daybreak and continuing into Tuesday night.
After the storm unseasonably cold and dry weather will be with us the rest of next week.
TODAY – MAR 11 – Partly sunny, windy and very cold, high only around 30, wind gusts to 40 mph possible.
TONIGHT – Partly cloudy, low in the mid teens.
SUNDAY – MAR 12 – Partly sunny, high in the low 30s.
MONDAY – MAR 13 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 30s.
TUESDAY – MAR 14 – Snow beginning before dawn and continuing possibly heavy at time through Tuesday night, windy, high in the low 30s.
WEDNESDAY – MAR 15 – Mostly cloudy with a chance snow showers, high in the mid 30s.
THURSDAY – MAR 16 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 30s.
FRIDAY – MAR 17 – Mostly sunny, high near 40.
MARINE FORECAST: Gale warning in effect till 7 p.m. for northwest winds gusting to 35 knots, seas 4-6 feet.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Sunday and during the day on Monday; possible gales Monday night through Wednesday.
Have a nice weekend!