Cool and dry weather for St. Patrick’s Day! More snow Saturday into early Sunday morning possibly mixed with rain Saturday afternoon!


FRIDAY  MARCH 17, 2017  6:06 A.M.

We have mostly clear skies early on this Friday morning and temperatures are a few degrees warmer than at this time yesterday ranging from the upper 20s in the Clifton area to the low 20s further inland, there is a light westerly wind.

Today we will have plenty of sunshine, high temperatures will be in the low 40s which is still 10 degrees below normal, wind will be a little gusty but not as windy as the last few days.

An area of low pressure will move toward our area from the Great Lakes and intensify off the coast on Saturday night, although it won’t be as strong as Tuesday’s storm we will still have some accumulating snow.  Light snow should begin before daybreak on Saturday and possibly mixing with rain in the afternoon before changing back to snow Saturday night and then end Sunday morning, accumulations will average 2-4 inches with some higher amounts possible.

Clearing on Sunday with fair weather extending into Monday, temperatures will moderate but still be a few degrees below normal.

Tuesday we will have a cold front move through the area giving us a chance of a shower followed by colder weather again for Wednesday and Thursday with clearing skies.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – MAR 17 – Sunny, high in the low 40s.

TONIGHT – Increasing cloudiness with a chance of light snow after 5 a.m., low in the upper 20s.

SATURDAY – MAR 18 – Cloudy with snow possibly mixing with rain in the afternoon, high near 40, snow at night, accumulations 2-4 inches.

SUNDAY – MAR 19 – Chance of snow before 8 a.m. then becoming mostly sunny, high in the low 40s.

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

TUESDAY – MAR 21 – Partly sunny with a chance of a shower, high near 50.

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

THURSDAY – MAR 23 – Sunny, high in the low 40s.

 

MARINE FORECAST:  TODAY – West-northwest wind to 16 knots, seas 2 feet.

OUTLOOK – Small craft advisories likely Saturday and Sunday; no advisories expected Monday and Tuesday.

 

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

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