Skies are mostly clear early on this Thursday morning and temperatures have fallen to the coldest levels of the season so far with readings ranging from 13 in Clifton down to 6 at High Point, gusty northwest winds are producing wind chills down to around zero.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR DECEMBER 19TH:
AVERAGE HIGH: 42 AVERAGE LOW: 25
RECORD HIGH: 55 – 2017 RECORD LOW: 8 – 1989
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 34 LOW: 19 PRECIPITATION: .04″ SNOWFALL: 0.6″
High pressure building in from the northwest will give our area a mostly sunny day but very cold with temperatures with highs only in the 20s with a brisk northwest wind.
An unusual stretch of dry weather for late December is expected Friday through most of next week. Temperatures will moderate but still be below normal Friday and Saturday then rise to above normal Sunday through next week.
TODAY – DEC 19TH: Sunny, breezy and very cold, high in the upper 20s.
TONIGHT: Mostly clear, low around 20.
FRIDAY – DEC 20 – Sunny, high in the mid 30s.
SATURDAY – DEC 21 – Partly sunny, high in the mid 30s.
SUNDAY – DEC 22 – Sunny, high in the mid 40s.
MONDAY – DEC 23 – Sunny, high in the upper 40s.
TUESDAY – DEC 24 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 40s.
CHRISTMAS DAY – DEC 25 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 40s.
MARINE FORECAST: A gale warning is in effect until 10 a.m. this morning for northwest winds gusting to 40 knots, seas 1-2 feet.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Friday through Monday.
Have a nice day and keep warm!