Very windy today with a chance of snow squalls! Cold on Thursday with much less wind! Milder and dry on Friday! Unseasonably mild with a chance of rain on the weekend!


Good morning!

Skies across the area are mostly cloudy early on this Wednesday morning and temperatures range from near 30 in Clifton down to the mid 20s further inland, winds are light southwesterly.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR JANUARY 8TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 36 AVERAGE LOW: 22

RECORD HIGH: 64 – 2001 RECORD LOW: 4 – 2015

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 42 LOW: 33 PRECIPITATION: NONE

Our area did not produce the dusting of snow that was expected last night as the precipitation remained south and east of our area. Today we will have another chance of a dusting of snow as a cold front is expected to cross the area this afternoon accompanied by some snow showers or brief snow squalls and followed by a strong westerly flow of colder air, wind gusts to 40 mph are possible.

High pressure will then build into the area on Thursday giving us a sunny day but cold with lows in the teens and highs only in the 30s, winds will be much lighter.

As the high pressure moves off the coast a southwest flow of milder air will develop for Friday, skies will be mostly cloudy.

Unseasonably mild weather for the weekend with highs possibly reaching the 60s both days but a slow moving cold front will cause showers mainly Saturday night into Sunday morning.

Cooler but with still above normal temperatures early next week along with a chance of rain Monday and Tuesday.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – JAN 8 – Partly sunny with a chance of snow showers becoming very windy, high in the low 40s.

TONIGHT – Mostly clear with diminishing winds, colder with lows in the upper teens.

THURSDAY – JAN 9 – Sunny, high in the mid 30s.

FRIDAY – JAN 10 – Mostly cloudy and milder, high in the low 50s.

SATURDAY – JAN 11 – Mostly cloudy and quite mild with a chance of showers, high in the low 60s, rain likely at night.

SUNDAY – JAN 12 – Partly sunny with a chance of showers, high near 60.

MONDAY – JAN 13 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the upper 40s.

TUESDAY – JAN 14 – Partly sunny with a chance of rain, high near 50.

MARINE FORECAST: A gale warning is in effect until 1 a.m. Thursday morning for westerly winds gusting to 40 knots, seas 3-6 feet.

OUTLOOK – No advisories expected on Thursday; possible small craft advisories on Friday; advisories expected Saturday and Sunday.

Have a nice day!

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