Cloudy with some flurries possible this morning! Snow changing to rain on Wednesday!


TUESDAY  FEBRUARY 6, 2018  5:47 A.M.

The area has overcast skies early on this Tuesday morning and temperatures range from the mid 20s in the Clifton area down to the upper teens further inland, winds are mainly calm.

A weak disturbance to our north will cause cloudy skies mainly this morning along with a few flurries, some clearing should occur by late this afternoon, temperatures will be milder than yesterday and with much less wind it will feel more comfortable.

A frontal system will be moving into the area on Wednesday, snow should begin around the morning commute and accumulate 1-2 inches before changing to rain.  Further inland the changeover will be later and 4-7 inches if snow is possible across the northwest part of New Jersey where a winter storm watch is in effect.   The rain should end by early evening and rainfall amounts should be around 3/4 of an inch.

Fair and colder weather on Thursday and it will be breezy.

Dry weather Friday into Saturday with a slight warming trend.

Another system will give us a chance of rain on Sunday along with mild temperatures.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – FEB 6 – Cloudy this morning with a chance of flurries, becoming mostly sunny later this afternoon, high in the upper 30s.

TONIGHT – Increasing cloudiness, low in the upper 20s.

WEDNESDAY – FEB 7 – Cloudy with snow and sleet in the morning changing to rain in the afternoon, possible accumulations 1-2 inches with more further inland, high near 40.

THURSDAY – FEB 8 – Sunny, colder and breezy, high in the low 30s.

FRIDAY – FEB 9 – Cloudy, high in the upper 30s.

SATURDAY – FEB 10 – Mostly cloudy, high in the low 40s, chance of rain late at night.

SUNDAY – FEB 11 –  Cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the upper 40s.

MONDAY – FEB 12 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 40s.

 

MARINE FORECAST:  TODAY – Southwest wind to 9 knots, seas 2-3 feet.

OUTLOOK – A small craft advisory has been posted effective from noon on Wednesday till 6 a.m. Thursday morning;  no advisories expected Thursday afternoon through Saturday.

 

40 years ago today we had a severe blizzard in our area with 20 inches of snow and very strong winds.

 

Have a nice day!

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