Cloudy and mild today with showers likely! Rain changing to snow after midnight and ending Wednesday morning!


Good morning!

Skies are cloudy early on this Tuesday morning and it is unseasonably mild with temperatures ranging from the mid 50s in Clifton down to the mid 40s further inland, winds are from the southwest.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR DECEMBER 10TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 45 AVERAGE LOW: 28

RECORD HIGH: 61 – 2015 RECORD LOW: 7 – 1982

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 52 LOW: 36 PRECIPITATION 1.42″

Southwest flow of mild air ahead of a cold front today will cause the temperatures to rise to near 60 degrees today. After a break in the precipitation this morning showers will return for this afternoon and evening however rain totals will be much less than yesterday.

The cold front will cross the area this evening with colder air filtering into our area. As colder air moves in the precipitation will change to snow after midnight and accumulate to 1-3 inches mainly on grassy surfaces as roads may just be wet or a little slushy. We should see some clearing later in the day.

Thursday will be a cold but dry day.

Friday will be a little milder it should be dry most of the day but another low pressure system will give us another chance of rain late Friday.

Saturday looks to be another rainy and mild day as the low pressure moves off the coast, the rain will end by Sunday morning.

The rest of Sunday into Monday will be dry with temperatures at or a little above normal.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – DEC 10 – Cloudy with a chance of a shower this morning then rain this afternoon, high near 60.

TONIGHT – Cloudy with rain likely in the evening changing to snow after midnight, low in the mid 30s.

WEDNESDAY – DEC 11 – Snow ending in the morning, total accumulations of 1-3 inches, becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon, colder with highs in the upper 30s.

THURSDAY – DEC 12 – Sunny, high in the mid 30s.

FRIDAY – DEC 13 – Mostly cloudy, chance of showers in the afternoon and evening, high in the mid 40s.

SATURDAY – DEC 14 – Cloudy with rain likely, high in the mid 50s.

SUNDAY – DEC 15 – Chance of rain in the morning then becoming partly sunny, high in the upper 40s.

MONDAY – DEC 16 – Partly sunny, high in the mid 40s.

MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect until 4 a.m. Wednesday morning for westerly wind gusting to 30 knots, seas 5-8 feet.

OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Wednesday through the day on Friday; advisories likely Friday night through Saturday.

Have a nice day!

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