Winter storm warning for this evening and tonight! Record warmth likely Tuesday and Wednesday with 70s possible!


SATURDAY  FEBRUARY 17, 2018  5:44 A.M.

Good Saturday morning everyone!   We have mostly clear skies early this morning and temperatures are much colder than this time yesterday ranging from the upper 20s in the Clifton area down to around 20 further inland, these readings are actually normal for this time of day.   Winds are light.

High pressure will be moving off the coast today and we should see some sunshine this morning followed by increasing cloudiness this afternoon.  A low pressure will form offshore and move up the coast producing snow from around 6 p.m this evening until 4 a.m. tomorrow morning, snow may become heavy at times, accumulations of 4-7 inches are expected and a winter storm warning has been issued.

High pressure will return for Sunday and temperatures will be milder approaching the 50 degree mark.

Some light rain Monday afternoon into Tuesday morning as a warm front moves through the area.

Record highs possible on Tuesday and likely on Wednesday when the temperatures may reach the low 70s.   Showers with a cold front is possible Wednesday night.

Cooler on Thursday with mainly dry conditions, temperatures will still be above normal.

A good chance of light rain Friday afternoon and night as another warm front approaches the area.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – FEB 17 – Increasing clouds, high in the upper 30s.

TONIGHT – Snow from around 6 p.m. until 4 a.m.  snow may be heavy at times, low around 30, snow accumulations of 4-7 inches expected.

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

PRESIDENTS DAY – FEB 19 – Mostly cloudy with rain  likely after 4 p.m., high near 50.

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

WEDNESDAY – FEB 21 – Mostly cloudy and unseasonably warm, chance of showers after 3 p.m., high in the low 70s.

THURSDAY – FEB 22 – Partly sunny, high in the low 50s.

FRIDAY – FEB 23 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the upper 40s.

 

MARINE FORECAST:  TODAY – Northerly winds to 9 knots, seas 1 foot.

OUTLOOK – Possible small craft conditions Sunday morning; no advisories expected Sunday afternoon through Monday;  possible small craft advisories for higher seas Tuesday and Wednesday.

 

Despite the snow tonight try to have a nice and safe weekend!

 

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