Rain, windy and cooler today! Sunshine finally returns tomorrow!


Good morning!

Rain is falling over the area early on this Sunday morning and temperatures range from the upper 30s in Clifton to the low 30s further inland where there may be some freezing rain.  Winds are gusty out of the northeast.

Low pressure to our south will move into our area today and then offshore tonight, rain from this system will continue throughout the day into this evening possibly mixing with sleet before ending.  More frozen precipitation is expected over the higher elevations of northwest New Jersey as well as the Poconos and the Hudson Valley where a winter weather advisory is in effect.

Improving weather on Monday ahead of a cold front, we should see some sunshine along with seasonably mild temperatures.

Colder but dry weather can be expected Tuesday and Wednesday.

Another low pressure system is expected to give us precipitation late Thursday through Friday but warmer air moving in will cause this precipitation to fall as rain.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – DEC 16 – Rain and breezy, high in the upper 30s.

TONIGHT – Rain mixed with sleet likely before ending this evening, low in the low 30s.

MONDAY – DEC 17 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 40s.

TUESDAY – DEC 18 – Sunny, high in the upper 30s.

WEDNESDAY -DEC 19 – Sunny, high in the low 40s.

THURSDAY – DEC 20 – Increasing clouds, high in the upper 40s, rain likely at night.

FRIDAY – DEC 21 – Mostly cloudy with rain mainly in the morning, high in the mid 50s.

SATURDAY – DEC 22 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 40s.

MARINE FORECAST:  A gale warning is in effect until 6 p.m. this evening for northeast winds gusting to 45 knots, seas 9-14 feet.

OUTLOOK – Small craft advisories expected Monday through the day on Tuesday with some gale gusts possible; no advisories expected Tuesday night through the day on Thursday; possible small craft conditions again Thursday night.

Despite the crummy weather try to have a nice day today!

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