Skies are cloudy early on this Thursday morning and there some bands of light rain in parts of the area. It is milder than the last couple of mornings with temperatures ranging from the low 40s in Clifton down to the middle 30s further inland, winds are light from the east.
Low pressure will be moving into the area today and off the coast tonight. Rain from the system will develop this morning and continue moderate to heavy at times into this afternoon and tonight, rainfall amounts of 1 to 1 1/2 inches are likely. Temperatures will be seasonably cool.
The low pressure will intensify off the New England coast and it will become windy on Friday, there will be a chance of scattered showers during the day.
A dry weekend is expected, Saturday will be cool and windy, Sunday will be milder with much less wind as the low pressure moves into the Canadian maritimes and high pressure builds into the area.
Monday will continue to be mild but there will be a chance of showers in the afternoon and evening as a cold front swings through our area.
High pressure will then keep our area dry Tuesday and Wednesday but with cool temperatures.
TODAY – MAR 21 – Rain, high in the upper 40s.
TONIGHT – Rain, low in the low 40s. Total rainfall 1 to 1 1/2 inches likely.
FRIDAY – MAR 22 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, becoming windy, high in the low 50s.
SATURDAY – MAR 23 – Partly sunny and windy, high in the upper 40s, wind gusts of near 40 mph likely.
SUNDAY – MAR 24 – Sunny and milder, high near 60.
MONDAY – MAR 25 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the afternoon and evening, high in the upper 50s.
TUESDAY – MAR 26 – Mostly sunny and cooler, high in the mid 40s.
WEDNESDAY – MAR 27 – Mostly sunny and cool, high in the mid 40s.
MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect until 6 a.m. Friday morning for easterly winds gusting to 30 knots, seas 5-8 feet.
OUTLOOK – A gale watch has been posted effective from 6 a.m Friday until 6 p.m. Saturday evening; small craft advisories expected to continue Saturday night; no advisories expected Sunday and Monday.
Despite the rain forecast try to have a nice day!