Skies are cloudy early on this Sunday morning and there are a few showers around the area. It is incredibly warm with temperatures ranging from the mid 60s in Clifton down to 60 further inland, winds are gusty out of the south-southwest. The temperature shortly after midnight was 66 degrees which is a new daily record for Clifton.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR JANUARY 12TH:
AVERAGE HIGH: 36 AVERAGE LOW 22
RECORD HIGH: 66 – 2020 RECORD LOW: -1 – 1981
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 68(NEW RECORD) LOW: 48 PRECIPITATION: NONE
A strong south-southwest flow of unseasonably mild air will be with us this morning with gusts up to 45 mph. Not much in the way of showers as the rain to our west is weakening. We should see some sunshine this afternoon with winds slowly diminishing, highs in the 60s will drop to the 50s by sunset as a cold front comes through.
Monday will be dry with cooler temperatures but it still will be above normal for January.
Tuesday will be mild but a weak low pressure area may give us some light rain in the afternoon and evening.
A stronger front will cross the area on Thursday preceded by some showers Wednesday night into Tuesday morning.
Colder on Friday as some Arctic air moves into our area, temperatures will be near normal that will feel rather cold after the mild start of this month.
Low pressure will likely affect the area on Saturday with snow changing to rain.
TODAY – JAN 12 – Wind advisory in effect until 1 p.m. for southwest winds gusting to 45 knots. Chance of a shower this morning then becoming partly sunny this afternoon, high in the upper 60s.
TONIGHT – Mostly clear and cooler, low in the low 30s.
MONDAY – JAN 13 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 40s.
TUESDAY – JAN 14 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain in the afternoon and evening, high in the upper 40s.
WEDNESDAY – JAN 15 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 50s, chance of showers after midnight.
THURSDAY – JAN 16 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain in the morning then becoming partly sunny, high in the mid 40s.
FRIDAY – JAN 17 – Sunny, high in the upper 30s.
SATURDAY – JAN 18 – Cloudy with a chance of snow in the morning changing to rain in the afternoon, high in the mid 40s.
MARINE FORECAST: A gale warning is in effect until noon today for southwest winds gusting to 40 knots, seas 7-10 feet.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Monday through Wednesday with gales possible on Thursday.
Have a nice day!