Skies are mostly clear early on this Saturday morning and temperatures are still chilly ranging from 11 in Clifton down to -10 at Walpack, winds are calm or light westerly.
Arctic high pressure will be moving into the area and then off the coast as a milder southwest flow develops. it will be a dry weekend with highs in the 30s today and rise into the 40s on Sunday, winds will be light so it will feel much more comfortable than the last few days.
Dry weather will persist Monday and Tuesday with quite mild temperatures both days, with highs mainly in the 50s.
Cooler on Wednesday as high pressure builds in from the north. A weak disturbance will give us the next chance of precipitation Wednesday night into Thursday, rain may start off as snow Wednesday night and change to rain on Thursday.
Mild on Friday with a chance of showers.
TODAY – FEB 2 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 30s.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy, low in the upper 20s.
SUNDAY – FEB 3 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 40s.
MONDAY – FEB 4 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 50s.
TUESDAY – FEB 5 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 50s.
WEDNESDAY – FEB 6 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 40s, chance of snow at night mixed with rain at night.
THURSDAY – FEB 7 – Cloudy with a chance of snow changing to rain, high in the mid 40s.
FRIDAY – FEB 8 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, high in the low 50s.
MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect until midnight tonight for southwest winds gusting to 25 knots, seas 1-3 feet.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Sunday through Wednesday.
JANUARY 2019 CLIFTON WEATHER SUMMARY!
Temperatures during January averaged 29.9 degrees which is .3 degrees above normal. Highest temperature was 59 degrees on the 24th, the lowest was -1 degree set on the 31st. Precipitation was just a bit above normal with 4.40 inches falling, the most fell on the 24th with 1.56 inches. Snowfall was well below normal with only 3.7 inches accumulating, the most accumulation was on the 19th with 2 inches.
Happy Groundhog Day!