SUNDAY APRIL 2, 2017 5:56 A.M.
Our area has mostly fair conditions early on this Sunday morning and temperatures are seasonably mild ranging from near 40 in the Clifton area to the mid 30s further inland, winds are from the northwest averaging 5-10 mph.
Today high pressure will give us plenty of sunshine and with milder temperatures, it will be a nice spring day.
High pressure will move off the coast on Monday giving us increasing cloudiness and as a low pressure system approaches the area from the west rain will develop Monday night and continue into Tuesday, more than an inch of rain is likely but unlike the chilly rain we had on Friday this storm will be associated with milder temperatures.
Wednesday will again be a very nice day and quite mild.
A good chance of another rainstorm for Thursday into Friday.
At this point next weekend looks dry with seasonable temperatures.
TODAY – APR 2 – Mostly sunny, high near 60.
TONIGHT – Mostly clear, low in the low 40s.
MONDAY – APR 3 – Increasing cloudiness, high in the upper 50s, rain likely after 11 p.m.
TUESDAY – APR 4 – Rain with possible thunderstorms, high in the low 60s.
WEDNESDAY – APR 5 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 60s.
THURSDAY – APR 6 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the mid 50s.
FRIDAY – APR 7 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, high in the upper 50s.
SATURDAY – APR 8 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 50s.
MARINE FORECAST: Small craft advisory in effect till noon today for northwest winds gusting to 20 knots, seas 4-6 feet.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected during the day on Monday with possible small craft conditions Monday night through Thursday.
MARCH 2017 CLIFTON’S CLIMATE SUMMARY
The month averaged around 3 degrees below normal, it was the first time since 1984 that March was colder than February; precipitation was slightly above normal with 4.95 falling; snowfall was above normal with 13.5 inches accumulating; The highest temperature was 69 degrees set on the 1st, the coldest was a chilly 11 degrees on the 5th.
Go Yankees! Start of the regular baseball season starts today!