Milder with light rain developing by this afternoon! Periods of rain and mild on Saturday! Light snow likely late Christmas Eve into Christmas morning!


FRIDAY  DECEMBER 22, 2017  5:55 A.M.

Skies have become cloudy early on this Friday morning and temperatures range from the low 30s here in Clifton down to the low 20s further inland, winds are light.

A warm front will slowly approach our area today with some light rain developing by this afternoon with periods of rain continuing tonight into Saturday, some of the precipitation well inland especially over Connecticut will be in the form of some freezing rain tonight.  Temperatures will rise to the low 50s by Saturday evening.

A cold front will cross the area Saturday night and it will be cooler and dry during the day on Sunday.

A low pressure area is expected to form off our coast and then move northeast, light snow from this system is likely from late Christmas Eve night into early Christmas morning, possible accumulation of 1-2 inches.   Sunshine will return in the afternoon on Christmas Day but it will be windy and colder.

Mainly fair with quite cold temperatures much of next week with a possible storm by next weekend, if this storm develops it will be cold enough for snow.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – DEC 22 – Cloudy with a chance of light rain this afternoon, high in the upper 40s.

TONIGHT – Cloudy with rain likely, low in the upper 30s.

SATURDAY – DEC 23 – Periods of rain, high in the low 50s.

SUNDAY – DEC 24 – Partly sunny, high in the mid 40s, light snow likely at night.

CHRISTMAS DAY – DEC 25 – Mostly cloudy in the morning with a chance of light snow becoming mostly sunny and windy in the afternoon,  high in the upper 30s.

TUESDAY – DEC 26 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 30s.

WEDNESDAY – DEC 27 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 30s.

THURSDAY – DEC 28 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 20s.

 

MARINE FORECAST:  TODAY – Southerly winds to 12 knots seas 1 foot.

OUTLOOK – A small craft advisory is posted effective from 10 a.m. Saturday morning until 6 a.m Sunday morning; no advisories expected during the day on Sunday;  small craft advisories likely Sunday night;  gales likely on Christmas; no advisories expected on Tuesday.

 

Have an enjoyable Friday!

 

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