Becoming partly sunny and cool today! Arctic front may cause flurries Wednesday night followed by record cold for Thanksgiving!


Good morning!

Skies are cloudy across the area and there are some widely scattered light rain showers , temperatures are mild with readings ranging from the low 40s in Clifton down to the mid 30s further inland, winds are mainly calm.

A weak disturbance may give the area a shower this morning followed by partial clearing this afternoon, temperatures will be near or slightly below normal.

High pressure building into the area on Wednesday giving us mostly sunny skies with chilly temperatures.   An Arctic cold front will cross the area at night possibly accompanied by some snow showers.

Thanksgiving Day will be frigid with highs only in the 20s and lows by Friday morning will drop down to 10-15 degrees in Clifton ranging down to the single digits inland.  Many cold records are likely.

Temperatures will moderate somewhat on Friday but still be well below normal along with mostly sunny skies.

Milder but unsettled weather is expected for the weekend into Monday as a couple of low pressure disturbances move through the area,  the best chance of precipitation will be Saturday night and again on Monday but with the milder air the precipitation should be in the form of rain.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – NOV 20 – Cloudy this morning with a chance of a shower then becoming partly sunny, high in the upper 40s.

TONIGHT – Mostly clear, low in the upper 20s.

WEDNESDAY – NOV 21 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 40s, chance of evening flurries.

THANKSGIVING – NOV 22 – Sunny, breezy and very cold, high only in the mid 20s.

FRIDAY – NOV 23 – Sunny, not as cold, high in the mid 30s.

SATURDAY – NOV 24 – Partly sunny in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy in the afternoon with a chance of rain, milder, highs near 50.

SUNDAY – NOV 25 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the low 50s.

MONDAY – NOV 26 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain, high near 50.

 

MARINE FORECAST:  A small craft advisory has been posted effective between 1 p.m. this afternoon until 1 a.m. Wednesday morning for northwest winds gusting to 25 knots, seas 3-5 feet.

OUTLOOK – Small craft conditions with possible gales Wednesday afternoon through Thanksgiving Day; no advisories expected on Friday; possible small craft conditions again on Friday.

 

Have a nice day!

 

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