Increasing clouds and cool today! Chance of light rain tonight as coastal storm brushes our area! Milder but windy on Wednesday!


Good morning!

Skies are clear and with calm winds temperatures are approaching record lows in some parts of the area, with readings ranging from the upper 20s in Clifton to some upper teens further inland.

Today we will have increasing cloudiness as high pressure moves off the coast and low pressure develops off the Carolina coast and starts moving northeast. It will be cool but much less wind than yesterday.

The coastal low will rapidly develop as it moves northeast well east of our coast, however some light rain may brush the area tonight, rainfall amounts will only be about a tenth of an inch.

Tomorrow will be milder but it will be windy as the ocean storm moves away and high pressure builds from the west.

Thursday should be dry and a bit cooler.

Friday looks to be a cloudy and chilly day with periods of rain as low pressure moves into the area. Some of the rain may be mixed with snow across inland areas.

Milder over the weekend and it will be mostly dry, but there will be a low chance of showers on Saturday and again on Sunday night.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – APR 2 – Increasing cloudiness, high near 50.

TONIGHT – Cloudy with a chance of light rain, low in the mid 30s.

WEDNESDAY – APR 3 – Sunny, windy and milder, high in the mid 60s.

THURSDAY – APR 4 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 50s.

FRIDAY – APR 5 – Mostly cloudy and cool with a chance of rain, high in the mid 40s.

SATURDAY – APR 6 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of a shower, high in the mid 60s.

SUNDAY – APR 7 – Mostly cloudy, high in the low 60s, chance of a shower at night.

MONDAY – APR 8 – Mostly cloudy, high in the upper 60s.

MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Southeast wind to 11 knots, seas 1 foot.

OUTLOOK – A small craft advisory has been posted effective from 6 p.m. this evening until 11 p.m. Wednesday night; no advisories expected for Thursday; possible small craft conditions on Friday; no advisories expected for Saturday.

CLIFTON CLIMATE SUMMARY – MARCH 2019.

Temperatures averaged 1.0 degrees below normal. Highest temperature was 76 degrees on the 15th, lowest temperature was a cold 11 degrees on the 7th. Precipitation totaled 3.92 inches which is slightly drier than normal. Snowfall was 14.9 inches most of it falling on the first 4 days of the month.

NOTE: On April 2nd last year we received 6.5 inches of snow.

Have a good day!

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