Temperatures will rise to above freezing today for the first time since Christmas! Cooler on Wednesday! Rain and mild Thursday night into Saturday!


TUESDAY  JANUARY 9, 2018  5:52 A.M.

Our area has partly cloudy skies early on this Tuesday morning and with light winds there is a wide range of temperatures ranging from around 30 in the Clifton area down to the mid teens in some inland areas.  There may be some black ice on untreated surfaces so be careful if you head outside early this morning.

Finally we will have our first above freezing day since Christmas which will end the streak of below freezing temperatures at 14 days, this is the longest of below freezing temperatures since the 19 days recorded in December 1989 and the third longest since I started my records in 1973, the second longest was 15 days recorded in February 1979.  Today will also have light winds and plenty of sunshine which will make it feel very comfortable after being in the deep freeze.

A cold front will come through dry late tonight and tomorrow will be a dry day with slightly cooler temperatures.

Quite mild Thursday through Saturday with rain expected Thursday night into at least Saturday morning, one to three inches of rain is possible.  The rain may change to snow showers before ending Saturday night.

Quite cold but not frigid Sunday through the beginning of next week but we should be dry.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – JAN 8 – Sunny, high near 40.

TONIGHT – Mostly clear, low around 20.

WEDNESDAY – JAN 9 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 30s.

THURSDAY – JAN 10 – Mostly cloudy, high in the upper 40s, rain after midnight.

FRIDAY – JAN 11 – Rain and mild, high in the mid 50s.

SATURDAY – JAN 12 – Cloudy with rain mainly in the morning, high in the upper 40s, colder with a chance of snow showers late at night.

SUNDAY – JAN 13 – Mostly sunny and colder, high in the low 30s.

M.L. KING DAY – JAN 14 – Sunny and cold, high in the upper 20s.

 

MARINE FORECAST:  TODAY – Westerly winds to 13 knots, seas 2 feet.

OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Wednesday into the day on Thursday; small craft advisories expected Thursday night through Saturday.

 

Enjoy the milder weather!

 

 

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