Mostly sunny day today with seasonably cool temperatures! Heavy rain likely Wednesday afternoon and night! Clearing and very windy on Thursday!


Good morning!

Under mostly clear moonlit skies temperatures range from the upper 40s in Clifton down to the low 30s further inland, winds are mainly calm.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR OCTOBER 15TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 64 AVERAGE LOW: 46

RECORD HIGH: 83 – 1975 RECORD LOW: 34 – 1987

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 73 LOW: 55 PRECIPITATION: NONE

High pressure will be in control of our weather today providing mostly sunny skies with near seasonable temperatures, winds will be light.

A frontal system will move into the area on Wednesday with a strong coastal low that will intensify just southeast of our area. Heavy rain is likely with this system mainly falling between 2 p.m. and midnight where 1-2 inches of rainfall will be likely. Strong southeast wind will gust to 30 mph.

As the coastal storm moves up to northern New England a high pressure will be building into our area on Thursday, the pressure gradient between these system will produce strong northwest winds gusting to 35 to 40 mph. Skies will remain mostly cloudy.

Fair weather Friday through the weekend, temperatures will be a little below normal on Friday, near normal on Saturday and above normal on Sunday.

Mild weather to continue on Monday along with continued dry conditions.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – OCT 15 – Sunny, high in the mid 60s.

TONIGHT – Mostly clear, low in the upper 40s.

WEDNESDAY – OCT 16 – Rain developing mainly after 2 p.m. becoming heavy at times, breezy, high in the upper 60s.

THURSDAY – OCT 17 – Mostly cloudy and windy, high near 60.

FRIDAY – OCT 18 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 60s.

SATURDAY – OCT 19 – Sunny, high in the mid 60s.

SUNDAY – OCT 20 – Sunny, high near 70.

MONDAY – OCT 21 – Partly sunny, high in the low 70s.

MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – North wind to 8 knots seas 1 foot.

OUTLOOK: A gale watch has been issued effective from 10 p.m. Wednesday evening until 6 p.m. Thursday evening; small craft advisories likely for Thursday night through Friday; no advisories expected for Saturday.

Have a nice day!

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