Mostly sunny and mild today! Mainly light rain on Tuesday! Dry and colder Thursday and Friday! Dry and milder again on the weekend!


Good morning!

Skies are mostly cloudy early on this Presidents Day morning and temperatures range from the mid 30s in Clifton down to the low 20s further inland, winds are mainly calm.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR FEBRUARY 17TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 40 AVERAGE LOW: 25

RECORD HIGH: 67 – 1976 RECORD LOW: -1 – 1979

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 42 LOW: 26 PRECIPITATION: NONE

After some early morning cloudiness we should have mostly sunny skies today with mild temperature and light winds as a weak high pressure builds into our area.

A frontal system will cause mainly some light rain on Tuesday which may start off as a mixture of snow or rain in the morning before changing over to plain rain, no accumulation is expected here but across the Poconos and extreme northwest New Jersey may pick up an inch or so of snow. Rainfall amounts should be about a quarter inch or less.

Clearing on Wednesday with seasonably mild temperatures.

Dry and chilly Thursday and Friday but not as frigid as a couple of days ago.

As been the case much of the winter the cold air will not last long and the weekend looks to be dry with mild temperatures.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – FEB 17 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 40s.

TONIGHT – Increasing cloudiness, low in the low 30s.

TUESDAY – FEB 18 – Rain developing by 10 a.m., possibly mixed with snow at the start, high near 50. Rain should end by around 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY – FEB 19 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 40s.

THURSDAY – FEB 20 – Mostly sunny and colder, high in the mid 30s.

FRIDAY – FEB 21 – Sunny, high in the upper 30s.

SATURDAY – FEB 22 – Sunny and milder, high in the upper 40s.

SUNDAY – FEB 23 – Sunny, high near 50.

MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Northerly winds to 10 knots, seas 1 foot.

OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Tuesday through the day on Thursday; possible small craft advisories Thursday night into Friday.

Have a nice day!

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