THURSDAY NOVEMBER 9, 2017 5:47 A.M.
Skies are mostly clear early on this Thursday morning and it is cool with temperatures ranging from the upper 30s here in Clifton to the upper 20s further inland, winds are light out of the north. There may be some patchy fog in some of the inland valleys.
A weak high pressure will give our area dry conditions today, we may see some increase in clouds late this afternoon as an Arctic cold front approaches.
The Arctic front will pass through early on Friday morning possibly accompanied by a few snow flurries inland and followed by a strong northwest flow of much colder air, high temperatures will be reached in the morning and then drop to below freezing by sunset. Along with the cold temperatures winds are expected to gust to over 30 mph bringing wind chills down to the 20s through the day. Lows overnight will drop off to the teens which will set record cold values throughout the area.
Winds diminish on Saturday but it still will be rather cold. Dry weather to continue into Sunday with temperatures closer to normal.
A weak disturbance may give us some precipitation Sunday night into Monday mostly in the form of rain but may start off as a mixture of snow inland.
TODAY – NOV 9 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 50s.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy this evening then becoming mostly clear and windy after midnight, low in the low 30s.
FRIDAY – NOV 10 – Sunny, windy and very cold, morning highs in the mid 30s will drop to 30 by sunset.
VETERANS DAY – NOV 11 – Sunny and cold with diminishing winds, high in the low 40s.
SUNDAY – NOV 12 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 40s, chance of light rain at night.
MONDAY – NOV 13 – Cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the low 50s.,
TUESDAY – NOV 14 – Partly sunny, high in the low 50s.
WEDNESDAY – NOV 15 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 50s.
MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect for high seas until 1 p.m. this afternoon. Today – East wind to 7 knots, seas 4-7 feet this morning diminishing to 3-4 feet this afternoon.
OUTLOOK – A gale warning is posted effective from 6 p.m. this evening until 6 p.m. Friday evening. Small craft conditions expected Friday night into Saturday morning; no advisories expected Saturday afternoon through the day on Monday; possible small craft conditions Monday night.
Have a good day!