Periods of rain today ending this afternoon! Mostly sunny and a little cooler on Wednesday! Mixed rain, sleet and snow Wednesday night changing to rain on Thursday! Possibly the coldest air of the season Friday and Saturday!


Good morning!

Light rain is falling across most of the area early on this Tuesday morning and temperatures once again are mild with readings ranging from the low 40s in Clifton down to the mid 30s further inland, winds are mainly calm.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR FEBRUARY 11TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 39 AVERAGE LOW: 23

RECORD HIGH: 64 – 2009 RECORD LOW: 0 – 1979

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 45 LOW: 35 PRECIPITATION: .33″

A weak area of low pressure will be moving through the area this morning and offshore by this afternoon, periods of rain through this morning ending by early this afternoon, temperatures will continue to be mild.

High pressure will then build into the area on Wednesday with slightly cooler air but it still will be above normal. Skies will be mostly sunny in the morning but increasing high clouds should overspread the area in the afternoon.

Another somewhat stronger system will affect our area Wednesday night into Thursday. Precipitation should start off as a mixture of snow, sleet and rain Wednesday night but with no accumulation expected. Rain should fall until Thursday afternoon with mild temperatures.

Possibly the coldest air of the season for Friday and Saturday with both days temperatures struggling to reach the freezing mark with low temperatures Saturday morning well down into the teens.

As has been the case this winter the cold air will be short lived with milder temperatures Sunday and Monday along with dry conditions.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – FEB 11 – Cloudy with periods of rain ending by early this afternoon, high near 50.

TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy, low in the low 30s.

WEDNESDAY – FEB 12 – Partly sunny in the morning with increasing clouds in the afternoon, high in the mid 40s. Mixed snow, sleet and rain developing at night.

THURSDAY – FEB 13 – Rain mainly in the morning, high in the mid 50s.

FRIDAY – FEB 14 – Mostly sunny and much colder, high in the low 30s.

SATURDAY – FEB 15 – Sunny and cold, high near 30.

SUNDAY – FEB 16 – Partly sunny and milder, high in the mid 40s.

PRESIDENTS DAY – FEB 17 – Mostly sunny, high near 50.

MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Light winds, seas 1-2 feet. A small craft advisory has been posted effective between 6 p.m. this evening until 6 a.m. Wednesday morning.

OUTLOOK – No advisories expected on Wednesday through the day on Thursday; advisories likely Thursday night through Friday evening; no advisories expected late Friday night through Saturday.

Have a nice day!

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