Mixed rain and snow early changing to all snow that will end by noon! Dry and seasonably cold on Thursday! Warming trend and dry Friday through the weekend!


WEDNESDAY  JANUARY 17, 2018  5:56 A.M.

In Clifton we have a mix of rain and snow early on this Wednesday morning while inland areas are mainly snow, temperatures range from 33 here in Clifton to the upper 20s further inland, there is a light northerly wind.

The mixed precipitation in our area will shortly change to all snow as colder air filters in behind a weak coastal low pressure.  The snow may come down moderately to heavy for about three hours and will end by noon today, accumulations will range from 2-3 inches in Clifton to 4-6 inches across northwest sections of New Jersey and the Poconos.  Clearing will take place this afternoon but temperatures should remain in the low 30s.   Colder tonight with lows falling into the upper teens.

Thursday will be a dry day with seasonably cold temperatures.

Dry weather Friday through the weekend with a warming trend and we should see some 50 degree temperatures by Saturday.

The next chance of precipitation will be Monday afternoon into Tuesday as a front crosses the area however it will be warm enough so the precipitation will fall as rain which may be heavy at times.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – JAN 17 –  Mixed precipitation changing to all snow and ending by noon, highs steady in the low 30s, snow amounts will be around 2-3 inches.

TONIGHT – Becoming mostly clear, low in the mid teens.

THURSDAY – JAN 18 – Sunny, high in the mid 30s.

FRIDAY – JAN 19 – Sunny, high near 40.

SATURDAY – JAN 20 – Mostly sunny, high near 50.

SUNDAY – JAN 21 – Mostly sunny, high near 50.

MONDAY – JAN 22 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain in the afternoon, high in the upper 40s.

TUESDAY – JAN 23 – Cloudy with rain likely in the morning then becoming partly sunny in the afternoon with a chance of a shower, high in the upper 40s.

 

MARINE FORECAST:  A small craft advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. this evening for northwest winds gusting to 30 knots, seas 4-6 feet.

OUTLOOK – Small craft conditions expected during the day on Thursday;  no advisories expected Thursday night through Sunday.

 

Despite the snow try to have a nice day!

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