Skies across the are are mostly clear and it is quite chilly with readings ranging from the low 20s in Clifton down to a frigid 8 degrees at Sandyston in Sussex county, winds are mainly calm.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR DECEMBER 8TH:
AVERAGE HIGH: 46 AVERAGE LOW: 28
RECORD HIGH: 63 – 1980 RECORD LOW: 13 – 1976
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 37 LOW: 26 PRECIPITATION: NONE
Strong high pressure over our area this morning will slowly move off the coast and we will enjoy a mostly sunny day with highs a couple of degrees higher than yesterday. Tonight will not be as cold and we should see an increase in cloudiness.
A warm front will move through the area on Monday with rain showers and even a chance of a rare December thunderstorm, rain will become heavy at times especially Monday afternoon and night.
There may be a lull in the precipitation Tuesday morning and temperatures will rise to near 60. A cold front will cross the area Tuesday night and the precipitation may chance to snow before ending Wednesday morning, some accumulations are possible especially more inland.
Dry and cold weather Wednesday afternoon through Friday.
Another frontal system will give us a chance of rain possibly beginning as snow on Saturday.
TODAY – DEC 8 – Sunny, high in the low 40s.
TONIGHT – Becoming cloudy with a chance of showers after midnight, temperatures holding steady in the low 40s.
MONDAY – DEC 9 – Rain with a chance of a thunderstorm, rain may be heavy at times, high in the mid 50s.
TUESDAY – DEC 10 – Chance of showers in the morning with rain likely in the afternoon and at night, high around 60 at noon falling to the low 50s by sunset.
WEDNESDAY – DEC 11 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow in the morning, colder with highs in the upper 30s.
THURSDAY – DEC 12 – Sunny, high in the low 30s.
FRIDAY – DEC 13 – Partly sunny, high near 40.
SATURDAY – DEC 14 – Cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the upper 40s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Southerly winds to 12 knots, seas 1 foot. A small craft advisory has been posted effective between 5 p.m. this afternoon until 1 a.m. Monday morning.
OUTLOOK – Advisories likely Monday through Tuesday night with some gale gusts possible; no advisories expected during the day on Wednesday; possible small craft advisories Wednesday night through Thursday.
Have a nice day!