Sunshine returns today with a chance of a brief snow shower this afternoon! Very cold and windy tonight into Thursday! Dry weather Friday through early next week with a slow warming trend!


Good morning!

Skies are partly cloudy early on this Wednesday morning and temperatures range from the upper 20s in Clifton down to the low 20s further inland, winds are mainly calm. There may be spots of black ice on some of the untreated roads and sidewalks.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR DECEMBER 18TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 43 AVERAGE LOW: 25

RECORD HIGH: 62 – 2006 RECORD LOW: 9 – 1989

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 32 LOW: 30 PRECIPITATION: .75″ ICE ACCUMULATION: 0.1″

Today we will see some sunshine but a polar cold front will cross the area this afternoon possibly giving the area a brief snow shower or squall that may give us a quick dusting of snow. The front will be followed by a strong northwest flow of much colder air for tonight into Thursday. Temperatures will fall well down into the teens with wind chills below zero by early tomorrow morning. High temperatures on Thursday will only be in the 20s, the winds will diminish by late in the day.

A long stretch of dry weather is expected Friday through at least through early next week with a slow warming trend.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – DEC 18 – Mostly sunny with a chance of a brief snow shower in the afternoon, high in the upper 30s.

TONIGHT – Mostly clear, windy and very cold, low in the low teens.

THURSDAY – DEC 19 – Sunny, breezy and quite cold, high only in the upper 20s.

FRIDAY – DEC 20 – Sunny, high in the mid 30s.

SATURDAY – DEC 21 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 30s.

SUNDAY – DEC 22 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 40s.

MONDAY – DEC 23 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 40s.

TUESDAY – DEC 24 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 40s.

MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect until 6 pm. this evening for northwest winds gusting to 30 knots, seas 4-6 feet.

OUTLOOK – A gale warning has been posted effective between 6 p.m. this evening until 6 a.m Thursday morning; small craft advisories likely through Thursday evening; no advisories expected Thursday night through Sunday.

Have a nice day!

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