WEDNESDAY APRIL 5, 2017 6:00 A.M.
There is considerable fog early on this Wednesday morning and temperatures are mild ranging from the mid to upper 40s, winds are mainly calm.
Yesterday we received 1.27 inches of rain in Clifton, temperatures that were forecasted to be in the upper 60s only reached to around 50 in our area while the southern part of the state highs were well up into the 70s.
After early morning fog we will dry out as a front moves east of the area and high pressure briefly builds into the area, with sunshine temperatures should rise into the pleasant 60s.
An impressive low pressure will intensify as it moves into our area on Thursday, rain should begin before daybreak and become heavy at times especially in the late morning into the afternoon with some thunderstorms possible, a flood watch is in effect, rainfall amounts should average 1 1/2 to 2 inches with some higher amounts possible.
Rain will taper off to showers on Friday and it will be cool, in fact some areas well inland may have a mix of snow.
A nice weekend is likely with a warming trend.
Quite warm early next week with dry conditions as high pressure moves off the coast and a southwest flow develops.
TODAY – APR 5 – Becoming mostly sunny after early fog, high in the mid 60s.
TONIGHT – Increasing clouds with rain after midnight, low in the low 40s.
THURSDAY – APR 6 – Rain heavy at times with a chance of thunderstorms, high in the mid 50s.
FRIDAY – APR 7 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, high in the mid 50s.
SATURDAY – APR 8 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 50s.
SUNDAY – APR 9 – Sunny, high in the mid 60s.
MONDAY – APR 10 – Mostly sunny, high near 70.
TUESDAY – APR 11 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 70s.
MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect for high seas, winds light and variable with seas 6-8 feet.
OUTLOOK – A gale watch is posted for Thursday; small craft conditions likely Thursday night through the day on Saturday; no advisories expected Saturday night through Sunday.
Have a nice day!