Skies have become mostly clear early on this Saturday morning and temperatures range from the mid 30s in Clifton down to the upper 20s further inland, winds are mainly calm.
As we start the beginning of meteorological winter today we will have a low pressure system move into the area. We will have increasing cloudiness with rain developing mainly after 5 p.m., the rain may be moderate to heavy at times tonight before tapering off to showers Sunday morning as a warm front crosses the area. Rainfall amounts will be around an inch.
Showers and even a rare December thunderstorm is possible Sunday afternoon and it will become much milder with highs near 60, a weak cold front will cross the area Sunday night.
Monday will still be mild but a stronger cold front is expected to come through dry, the front will be followed by much colder air that should last the rest of next week, little or no precipitation is expected.
There are some computer models indicating a possible snowstorm sometime next weekend, we will keep an eye on how that develops.
TODAY – DEC 1 – Becoming cloudy with rain developing mainly after 5 p.m. high in the mid 40s.
TONIGHT – Rain, temperatures steady in the mid 40s.
SUNDAY – DEC 2 – Rain likely in the morning then mostly cloudy in the afternoon with a chance of showers and possibly a thunderstorm, high near 60.
MONDAY – DEC 3 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 50s.
TUESDAY – DEC 4 – Sunny and much colder, high in the low 40s.
WEDNESDAY – DEC 5 – Partly sunny, high near 40.
THURSDAY – DEC 6 – Sunny, high in the low 40s.
FRIDAY – DEC 7 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 40s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – East wind to 8 knots seas 1 foot.
OUTLOOK – A small craft advisory has been issued effective from 7 p.m. this evening until 6 a.m. Monday morning; small craft conditions likely to continue through Monday night; no advisories expected Tuesday or Wednesday.
Have a nice weekend!