Mild with showers today! Becoming much colder tonight into Saturday! Winter storm watch posted for Saturday night!


FRIDAY  FEBRUARY 16, 2018  5:54 A.M.

Good Friday morning everyone!   It is unseasonably mild early this morning with temperatures ranging from the mid 50s in the Clifton area down to around 50 further inland, these temperatures are about 30 degrees warmer than normal for this time in the middle of February.  There is some scattered mainly light showers in the area.

Showers will fall mainly this morning as a couple of cold fronts move through the area, temperatures in the 50s this morning will fall to the 40s by sunset and it will become breezy.

Much colder tonight with lows falling to the middle 20s which is actually near normal for this time of year, skies will be mostly clear.

Saturday will start off dry with seasonably cold temperatures but a quick moving but potent low pressure system will be moving up the coast, snow will develop around 8 p.m and continue moderate to heavy at times ending before daybreak Sunday morning, there is a potential for 4-7 inches of snowfall, a winter storm watch has been posted for the area.

Clearing during the day on Sunday but will no cold air around temperatures will be seasonably mild.

Showers are likely Monday afternoon into Tuesday morning as a warm front moves to our north, the front will be followed by much warmer air with highs Tuesday and Wednesday will be well up into the 60s with some records possible.   Showers on Wednesday as a cold front moves to our south.

Thursday will be cooler but still with above normal temperatures.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – FEB 16 – Mostly cloudy with showers mainly this morning, becoming breezy this afternoon, temperatures in the 50s this morning will fall to the 40s by sunset.

TONIGHT – Mostly clear and colder, low in the low 20s.

SATURDAY – FEB 17 – Sunny in the morning then increasing clouds in the afternoon, high in the upper 30s.  Snow at night possibly heavy at times, accumulations 4-7 inches.

SUNDAY – FEB 18 – Becoming sunny, high in the upper 40s.

PRESIDENTS DAY – FEB 19 – Partly sunny in the morning, becoming mostly cloudy in the afternoon with a chance of rain, high near 50.

TUESDAY – FEB 20 – Mostly cloudy and quite mild, high in the mid 60s.

WEDNESDAY – FEB 21 – Mostly cloudy and quite mild, a chance of rain in the afternoon and evening, high in the mid 60s.

THURSDAY – FEB 22 – Partly sunny and cooler, high near 50.

 

MARINE FORECAST:  A small craft advisory is posted effective from 10 a.m this morning until 6 a.m. Saturday morning for winds becoming northwest and gusting to 30 knots, seas 3-6 feet.

OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Saturday through Monday;  possible small craft conditions by late in the day on Tuesday.

 

Have a nice day!

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