Skies are mostly clear early on this Saturday morning and temperatures are much colder than this time yesterday with readings ranging from the mid 20s in Clifton down to the mid teens further inland, winds are gusty out of the northwest making it feel even colder.
Today will be a mostly sunny day, it will be seasonably cold with highs about 5 degrees below normal. Winds will be gusty but diminish late in the day. Tonight with less winds and with clear skies, temperatures will fall into the teens in Clifton to some single digits well inland.
During the day on Sunday we should see an increase in clouds, temperatures will be a couple of degrees higher and with less winds it will feel more comfortable than today.
A weak disturbance may touch off some light snow or flurries Sunday night into early Monday morning, accumulations should only be a coating to less than an inch.
A more significant storm will move into the area Monday night into Tuesday, snow will develop and continue into Tuesday morning before mixing with sleet and rain, accumulations of 3-4 inches are possible before the changeover.
Wednesday will be dry and milder but with gusty winds.
After a dry Thursday another system will give us a chance of more precipitation Thursday night into Friday but this looks to be a mainly rain event but may start off as a wintery mix.
TODAY – FEB 9 – Sunny and breezy, high in the mid 30s.
TONIGHT – Clear with diminishing winds, low in the mid teens.
SUNDAY – FEB 10 – Mostly sunny, high near 40, chance of light snow after 9 p.m.
MONDAY – FEB 11 – Mostly cloudy, high near 40, chance of snow at night.
TUESDAY – FEB 12 – Cloudy with snow in the morning, mixing with snow, sleet and rain in the afternoon, high in the mid 30s.
WEDNESDAY – FEB 13 – Partly sunny and windy, high in the mid 40s.
THURSDAY – FEB 14 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 40s, chance of snow developing at night.
FRIDAY – FEB 15 – Cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the upper 40s.
MARINE FORECAST: A gale warning is in effect until 1 p.m. this afternoon for northwest winds gusting to 35 knots, seas 2-4 feet.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected tonight into the day on Monday; small craft advisories expected Monday night through Tuesday night; possible gales on Wednesday.
Have a nice weekend!