Becoming partly sunny and very windy today! Cold and dry on Friday! Snow changing to rain on Saturday!


Good morning!

Skies are cloudy early on this Thursday morning and the overnight light showers have moved offshore, temperatures range from the low 40s in Clifton down to the mid 30s further inland, winds are mainly calm.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR JANUARY 16TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 36 AVERAGE LOW: 21

RECORD HIGH: 57 – 1995 RECORD LOW: -2 – 1994

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 51 LOW: 39 PRECIPITATION: NONE

Today we will have partly sunny skies but it will become windy as low pressure moves offshore and high pressure builds from the upper midwest. Wind gusts of 45 mph are possible and a wind advisory is in effect. Temperatures will be mild with highs near 50 but become colder by late this afternoon, early morning lows on Friday will be in the low 20s.

During the day on Friday it will be mostly sunny but quite cold with diminishing winds, highs will struggle to reach the freezing mark and drop down to the teens by early Saturday morning.

A stronger low pressure system will affect our area on Saturday with snow developing around noon and continue into the evening then change to rain. Accumulations of 2-4 inches are possible before the changeover with higher amounts of up to 6 inches to our north and west.

Clearing on Sunday but again it will become windy.

Quite cold but mainly dry most of next week.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – JAN 16 – Partly sunny and windy, high near 50. Wind advisory is in effect for gusts up to 45 mph possible.

TONIGHT – Becoming mostly clear and colder, low in the low 20s.

FRIDAY – JAN 17 – Sunny and cold, high in the low 30s.

SATURDAY – JAN 18 – Snow developing in the afternoon changing to rain in the evening, high in the mid 30s, possible snow accumulations of 2-4 inches possible.

SUNDAY – JAN 19 – Mostly sunny and breezy, high in the upper 30s.

M. L. KING DAY – JAN 20 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 30s.

TUESDAY – JAN 21 – Partly sunny, high near 30.

WEDNESDAY – JAN 22 – Mostly sunny, high near 30.

MARINE FORECAST: A gale warning is in effect until 10 a.m. Friday morning for northwest winds gusting to 45 knots, seas 5-8 feet.

OUTLOOK – Small craft advisories expected to continue through the day on Friday; no advisories expected for Friday night; advisories likely on Saturday; advisories expected on Sunday with some gale gusts possible; no advisories expected for Monday.

Have a nice day!

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