Good morning everyone! Skies are mostly clear early this morning and temperatures are quite mild ranging from the mid 60s in Clifton down to the mid 40s in some inland areas, winds are light southerly. Yesterday the high in Clifton was 84 degrees making this the warmest temperature since last October 4th when it also hit 84.
A strong backdoor cold front will move to our south sometime this afternoon which will drop temperatures from the upper 70s around noon down to the 40s by sunset and into the 30s by late at night.
Sunday will be a very chilly day along with some light rain or drizzle, high temperatures will only reach the 40s and with a brisk easterly wind it will feel much colder, some areas well inland may have some wintry precipitation.
Monday a strong storm will be moving into the area giving us rain heavy at times along with isolated thunderstorms, temperatures will be milder than on Sunday, expect 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 inches of rain.
Tuesday will be a cool day with a chance of morning showers inland.
Mainly dry weather with slightly below normal temperatures Wednesday through the end of next week.
TODAY – APR 14 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 70s dropping to the 40s by sunset.
TONIGHT – A chance of light rain or drizzle mainly after 9 p.m., lows in the upper 30s.
SUNDAY – APR 15 – Cloudy and chilly with occasional light rain or drizzle, high only in the mid 40s.
MONDAY – APR 16 – Rain heavy at times with a chance of an isolated thunderstorm, high near 60. Rainfall amounts of 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 inches possible.
TUESDAY – APR 17 – Partly sunny, high in the low 50s.
WEDNESDAY – APR 18 – Mostly sunny, high near 60.
THURSDAY – APR 19 – Mostly sunny, high near 60.
FRIDAY – APR 20 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 50s.
MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. this evening for southwest winds becoming easterly with gusts to 30 knots, seas 7-12 feet.
OUTLOOK – A gale watch has been posted effective from 2 a.m. Sunday morning until 6 a.m. Monday morning; small craft conditions expected Monday afternoon through Tuesday; no advisories expected for Wednesday.
Have a nice weekend!