Dry weather today and on Friday with a slow moderation in temperatures! Snow and rain likely for Saturday!


THURSDAY  MARCH 16, 2017   5:58 A.M.

Skies are mostly clear early on this Thursday morning and temperatures range from the low 20s in the Clifton area to the mid teens further inland, winds are from the west averaging 5-10 mph.

Today we will see a little more sunshine and temperatures will be a couple degrees higher than on Wednesday but winds will still be gusty as low pressure weakens over the Canadian Maritime region and high pressure builds from the Tennessee valley.

Slightly milder again on Friday along with sunny skies and there will be less wind as the low pressure over the Canadian Maritimes moves further away.

A disturbance moving in from the west will likely cause snow and rain on Saturday, the precipitation should start as snow before daybreak and then change to rain by noon but may change back to snow Saturday evening, at the present time accumulations should be in the 1-2 inch range with 3-4 inches possible over the Hudson Valley.

Dry weather for Sunday and Monday followed by a chance of showers on Tuesday as a weak cold front moves through.  Temperatures will moderate but still be below normal for most of next week.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – MAR 16 – Mostly sunny and windy, high in the mid 30s, wind gusts to 30 mph.

TONIGHT – Mostly clear, low in the upper teens.

FRIDAY – MAR 17 – Sunny, high near 40.

SATURDAY – MAR 18 – Snow or rain likely in the morning, rain likely in the afternoon, high in the low 40s, chance of rain changing to snow at night.

SUNDAY – MAR 19 – Partly sunny, high in the low 40s.

MONDAY – MAR 20 – Sunny, high in the mid 40s.

TUESDAY – MAR 21 – Partly sunny with a chance of a morning shower, high in the upper 40s.

WEDNESDAY – MAR 22 – Sunny and colder, high in the upper 30s.

 

MARINE FORECAST:  Gale warning in effect till 9 p.m. this evening for west winds gusting to 40 knots, seas 4-7 feet.

OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Friday and Saturday; small craft advisories anticipated for Sunday; no advisories for Monday.

 

Have a nice day!

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