WEDNESDAY MARCH 22, 2017 5:50 A.M.
Skies are partly cloudy early on this Wednesday morning and temperatures have fallen to the upper 30s in the Clifton area to the low 30s further inland, winds are gusty out of the northwest.
A cold front came through early this morning and Arctic high pressure will be building into the area, temperatures that are in the upper 30s this morning will drop below freezing by late this afternoon and with winds gusting to 45 mph it will feel rather uncomfortable, a wind advisory is in effect.
The center of the Arctic air will be over us on Thursday, it will start off very cold with temperatures well down into the teens, during the day the temperatures will be a little milder and with diminishing winds it will not feel as harsh as today.
Milder on Friday as a warm front approaches the area, there is a chance of some light rain with the front.
Saturday will be quite mild but a backdoor cold front will sag south of our area by Saturday night with a chance of showers.
Unsettled and cool weather Sunday through early next week, an onshore flow of cooler air will be with us and waves of low pressure will cause periods of rain through the period with the heaviest rain expected Sunday night through Monday morning.
TODAY – MAR 22 – Sunny and very windy, temperatures falling through the 30s, wind gusts up to 45 mph possible.
TONIGHT – Clear with diminishing winds, low in the upper teens.
THURSDAY – MAR 23 – Sunny, high in the mid 40s.
FRIDAY – MAR 24 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of light rain, high near 50.
SATURDAY – MAR 25 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain after 3 p.m., high in the low 60s.
SUNDAY – MAR 26 – Cloudy and cooler with rain likely, high in the mid 40s.
MONDAY – MAR 27 – Cloudy with rain likely, high in the upper 40s.
TUESDAY – MAR 28 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain, high near 50.
MARINE FORECAST: Gale warning in effect till 11 p.m. tonight for northwest winds gusting to 45 knots, seas 4-7 feet.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Thursday and Saturday with small craft conditions likely Friday and Sunday.
Have a nice day!