Light rain this morning possibly changing to snow before ending! Much colder Arctic air to move into the area this afternoon! Very cold on Wednesday with some record lows expected!


Good morning!

Skies are cloudy early on this Tuesday morning and temperatures are mild with readings ranging from the low 50s in Clifton down to the mid 30s further inland. Some light rain is moving into western New Jersey. Winds are light.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR NOVEMBER 12TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 55 AVERAGE LOW 37

RECORD HIGH: 69 – 1982 RECORD LOW: 24 – 1987

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 60 LOW: 40 PRECIPITATION: NONE

A strong cold front will be moving through our area this morning accompanied by some light rain, as the front moves to our east the rain may change to snow before ending around noon! No accumulation is expected in Clifton but a dusting may accumulate to our north and west. Temperatures in the low 50s now will drop to the low 30s by sunset along with strong northwest winds.

Tomorrow will be frigid with early morning temperatures falling into the teens with some record lows possible. During the day the highs will struggle to reach the mid 30s despite plenty of sunshine. With gusty winds it will feel even colder.

Sunny and still rather cold on Thursday but with much less wind.

Dry weather should persist Friday through the weekend, temperatures will be mild on Friday but colder air will move in for the weekend but not as cold as what we will experience later today and on Wednesday.

A frontal system may give us some precipitation early next week.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – NOV 12 – Cloudy with rain this morning possibly mixing with snow before ending around noon followed by partial clearing. Breezy with temperatures falling from the low 50s this morning down to the low 30s by sunset.

TONIGHT – Mostly clear, breezy and very cold, lows in the mid teens.

WEDNESDAY – NOV 13 – Sunny, breezy and very cold, high only in the mid 30s.

THURSDAY – NOV 14 – Partly sunny, high in the mid 40s.

FRIDAY – NOV 15 – Sunny, high in the low 50s.

SATURDAY – NOV 16 – Sunny and colder, high in the upper 30s.

SUNDAY – NOV 17 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 40s, chance of rain or snow after midnight.

MONDAY – NOV 18 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain or snow in the morning and a chance of rain in the afternoon, high in the low 50s.

MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. this evening for southwest winds becoming northwest and gusting to 27 knots, seas less than 1 foot. A gale warning has been posted effective from 6 p.m. this evening until 6 a.m. Wednesday morning.

OUTLOOK – Small craft conditions Wednesday morning! no advisories expected Wednesday afternoon through the day on Friday; possible small craft advisories Friday night; small craft advisories expected on Saturday.

Have a nice day and stay warm!

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