Milder with rain developing this afternoon continuing heavy at times through Saturday afternoon! Clearing and breezy on Sunday! Another storm system to affect our area Monday afternoon into Tuesday!


Good morning!

Skies have become cloudy early on this Friday the 13th and temperatures range from around 30 in Clifton down to the low 20s further inland, winds are calm or light northerly.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR DECEMBER 13TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 45 AVERAGE LOW: 27

RECORD HIGH: 68 – 2015 RECORD LOW: 5 – 1988

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 34 LOW: 23 PRECIPITATION: NONE

High pressure is moving off the coast as low pressure is developing to our south and will move into our area. Rain is likely by this afternoon that may start off briefly as snow to our north and west. Rain tonight with the heaviest rain falling between 1 a.m and 7 a.m. Saturday morning. Rain will then taper off to showers in the afternoon and evening. Total rainfall will be between 1 and 1 1/2 inches.

Clearing on Sunday but it will be breezy with near normal temperatures.

The next storm system will likely give us precipitation Monday afternoon through Tuesday morning, a wintery mix is possible Monday afternoon and evening changing to rain Monday night and ending Tuesday morning.

Dry but cold weather is then expected for Wednesday and Thursday.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – DEC 13 – Cloudy with rain likely by this afternoon, not as cold with highs in the upper 40s.

TONIGHT – Rain heavy at times, evening temperatures in the mid 40s will rise to the 50s by daybreak.

SATURDAY – DEC 14 – Rain mainly in the morning then a chance of showers in the afternoon and evening, high in the mid 50s.

SUNDAY – DEC 15 – Partly sunny and breezy, high in the upper 40s.

MONDAY – DEC 16 – Partly sunny in the morning then cloudy with a chance of snow in the afternoon, precipitation changing to all rain by evening, high in the upper 30s.

TUESDAY – DEC 17 – Cloudy with rain mainly in the morning, high in the mid 40s.

WEDNESDAY – DEC 18 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 30s.

THURSDAY – DEC 19 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 30s.

MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Easterly winds to 8 knots, seas 2 feet.

OUTLOOK: A small craft advisory has been posted effective between 10 p.m. tonight until 6 p.m. Saturday evening; a gale watch has been posted effective between 6 p.m Saturday evening until 6 a.m. Sunday morning; advisories expected for the rest of the day on Sunday with some gale gusts possible; small craft conditions likely to continue Sunday night; no advisories expected for Monday.

Have a lucky Friday the 13th!

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