SATURDAY JANUARY 6, 2018 6:00 A.M.
Skies are clear early on this Saturday morning and temperatures are once again very cold with readings ranging from 6 in Clifton to around zero further inland, winds are gusting out of the west, wind chills are from 10 to 20 degrees below zero.
Once again today will be bitterly cold and windy, high temperatures will again only reach the middle teens and with the winds it will feel like well below zero. Tonight will be even colder but with much less wind, low temperatures by tomorrow morning will be close to zero with many inland spot below zero.
Sunday will be a couple of degrees warmer but less harsh as the winds will be light as high pressure moves over the area.
We may actually see the temperatures rise above freezing on Monday for the first time since Christmas Day, however a front approaching the area may cause a mix of snow and rain in the afternoon and evening however amounts will be light.
Seasonably cold and dry Tuesday and Wednesday.
Warmer Thursday and Friday but there is a chance of rain Friday as another front approaches the area.
TODAY – JAN 6 – Sunny and windy, high in the mid teens, winds gusting to near 30 mph.
TONIGHT – Mostly clear with diminishing winds, low around zero.
SUNDAY – JAN 7 – Sunny, high near 20.
MONDAY – JAN 8 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of light snow mixed with rain, high in the low 30s.
TUESDAY – JAN 9 – Mostly sunny, high near 40.
WEDNESDAY – JAN 10 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 30s.
THURSDAY – JAN 11 – Partly sunny early then becoming mostly cloudy, high in the mid 40s.
FRIDAY – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain, high near 50.
MARINE FORECAST: A gale warning is in effect until midnight tonight for northwest winds gusting to 40 knots, seas 4-6 feet. A freezing spray warning is in effect until 6 p.m. this evening.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected on Sunday; possible small craft conditions Monday into the day on Tuesday; no advisories expected for Tuesday night and Wednesday.
Have a good weekend and stay warm!