Partly sunny and cold today! Mostly sunny on Friday and still chilly! Dry and pleasantly mild weather for the weekend!


Good morning!

Skies are mostly fair early on this Thursday morning and temperatures are colder than the last few mornings with readings ranging from the upper 20s in Clifton down to the upper teens further inland, winds are from the northwest.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR FEBRUARY 20TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 41 AVERAGE LOW: 25

RECORD HIGH: 68 – 2018 RECORD LOW: -2 – 2015

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 47 LOW: 29 PRECIPITATION: NONE

A large high pressure extending from the middle of the country will give us colder temperatures today, we should see some high cloudiness this afternoon as a low pressure well to our south moves offshore. This system is expected to give snow to parts of North Carolina and Virginia.

Mostly sunny on Friday and continued cold, lows Friday morning should drop down to the mid teens and rise to the 30s in the afternoon.

As the high pressure moves offshore a southwesterly flow will bring milder air into our area for the weekend and we will stay dry.

Dry and mild during the day on Monday but a frontal system is expected to give us a chance of rain Monday night into Tuesday.

High pressure will then build in to the area on Wednesday, temperatures will continue to be mild.

Colder late next week and there is some indications that a storm will develop on Thursday and depending on the track there is a chance that the precipitation will be snow but this is still a week away so plenty of time to track this potential storm.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – FEB 20 – Increasing cloudiness, high in the upper 30s.

TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly clear, cold with low in the mid teens.

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

SATURDAY – FEB 22 – Sunny and milder, high near 50.

SUNDAY – FEB 23 – Sunny, high in the low 50s.

MONDAY – FEB 24 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 50s, chance of rain at night.

TUESDAY – FEB 25 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the low 50s.

WEDNESDAY – FEB 26 – Mostly sunny, high near 50.

MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Variable winds less than 5 knots, seas less than 1 foot.

OUTLOOK – A small craft advisory has been posted effective between midnight tonight until noon on Friday: no advisories expected later Friday through Monday.

Have a nice day!

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