Cool, dry and very windy today, a high wind warning is in effect for gusts possibly over 50 mph! Cool and dry with diminishing winds on Friday! Another pleasant fall weekend is likely!


Good morning!

Skies across the area are partly cloudy early on this Thursday morning and temperatures range from around 50 in Clifton down to the low 40s further inland, winds are gusty out of the west.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR OCTOBER 17TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 63 AVERAGE LOW: 45

RECORD HIGH: 82 – 2016 RECORD LOW: 34 – 2015

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 65 LOW: 48 PRECIPITATION 3.34″

The coastal storm that cause the heavy rain and strong winds yesterday has moved to Rhode Island and is intensifying. A strong westerly wind will develop on the backside of the storm, gusts over 50 mph are possible and a high wind warning is in effect. These winds will likely result in some tree damage and power outages. Skies will be partly sunny.

Dry and cool on Friday and it still will be a little breezy.

Another very nice fall weekend is expected with temperatures near normal on Saturday and above normal on Sunday.

Mild Monday and Tuesday but a frontal system will likely give us showers late Monday night into Tuesday.

Fair and cooler on Wednesday as high pressure builds back into our area.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – OCT 17 – A high wind warning is in effect until 6 p.m. this evening. Partly sunny this morning, mostly cloudy this afternoon, high near 60. Wind gusts to 55 mph possible.

TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy and windy, low in the mid 40s, wind gusts to 35 mph in the evening, diminishing after midnight.

FRIDAY – OCT 18 – Mostly sunny and breezy, high near 60.

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

SUNDAY – OCT 20 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 60s.

MONDAY – OCT 21 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 60s, chance of showers at night.

TUESDAY – OCT 22 – Mostly cloudy with showers likely, high in the upper 60s.

WEDNESDAY – OCT 23 – Chance of a morning shower then becoming mostly sunny, high in the mid 60s.

MARINE FORECAST: A storm warning is in effect until 6 p.m. this evening for westerly winds gusting to 50 knots, seas 5-8 feet. Gales continue tonight.

OUTLOOK – Small craft advisories expected during the day on Friday; no advisories expected Friday night through Saturday night; advisories possible for high seas Sunday and Monday.

Have a nice day and stay safe!

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