WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 27, 2017 5:52 A.M.
We have mostly cloudy skies early on this Wednesday morning and temperatures are quite cold ranging from the middle teens in the Clifton area down to the single digits inland. Walpack in Sussex County is down to zero, winds are light.
Today will start off mostly cloudy but become mostly sunny by later this morning, the sunshine will not help temperatures rise much as highs will be in the mid 20s.
A prolonged period of bitterly cold weather will continue Thursday through at least the middle of next week, most high temperatures will be in the 20s while overnight lows will be mostly in the single digits. The computer models are still wide apart for any storm over the weekend, the European model shows some snow falling from late Friday night into Saturday while the American model is indicating no snow for the area. It will be extremely cold for people watching the ball drop at Times Square as the temperature at midnight will be around a frigid 12 degrees.
TODAY – DEC 27 – Mostly cloudy early then becoming mostly sunny, high in the mid 20s.
TONIGHT – Mostly clear, low around 10.
THURSDAY – DEC 28 – Sunny, high around 20.
FRIDAY – DEC 29 – Partly sunny, high in the mid 20s, chance of snow after midnight.
SATURDAY – DEC 30 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow, high in the mid 20s.
SUNDAY – DEC 31 – Sunny, high in the low 20s.
NEW YEAR’S DAY – JAN 1 – Mostly sunny, high near 20.
TUESDAY – JAN 2 – Sunny, high in the low 20s.
MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect from 4 p.m. this afternoon until 4 p.m. Thursday afternoon for northwest winds gusting to 30 knots, seas 3-5 feet.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Thursday night through the day on Saturday! Small craft advisories expected Saturday night into Sunday.
Have a nice day and keep warm!