Partly sunny, windy and cooler today! Sunny and cool on Saturday with less wind! Milder on Easter Sunday with rain late at night!


Good morning!

Skies are partly cloudy early on this Friday morning, some light rain showers have moved to our east and some snow showers overnight gave a dusting of snow across the higher elevations of Sussex County. Temperatures are cool with readings ranging from the mid 30s in Clifton down to around 30 further inland, winds are gusty out of the northwest.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR APRIL 10TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 59 AVERAGE LOW: 40

RECORD HIGH: 82 – 2017 RECORD LOW: 21 – 1985

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 58 LOW: 42 PRECIPITATION: .22″

Strong low pressure off the Maine coast along with high pressure building from the middle of the country will give us a strong northwest flow of cool air along with partly sunny skies, winds may gust up to 40 mph.

Saturday will be a sunny day with slightly milder temperatures, it will still be breezy but less wind than today.

Easter Sunday will be milder but we should see an increase in clouds during the day with rain developing late at night as low pressure approaches our area.

Soaking rain especially on Monday morning as the low pressure moves through the area, expect 1 to 2 inches of rainfall.

Still a chance of showers Tuesday and Wednesday with cooler temperatures.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – APR 10 – Partly sunny and windy, high in the low 50s, winds gusting to 40 mph.

TONIGHT – Partly cloudy and breezy, low in the mid 30s.

SATURDAY – APR 11 – Sunny and breezy, high in the upper 50s.

EASTER SUNDAY – APR 12 – Increasing cloudiness, high in the mid 60s, rain mainly after 9 p.m.

MONDAY – APR 13 – Rain heavy at times mainly before 2 p.m., high near 70.

TUESDAY – APR 14 – Partly sunny with a chance of showers, high in the upper 50s.

WEDNESDAY – APR 15 – Partly sunny with a chance of showers, high in the mid 50s.

THURSDAY – APR 16 – Partly sunny, high in the mid 50s.

MARINE FORECAST: A gale warning is in effect until 6 a.m. Saturday morning for west winds gusting to 45 knots, seas 3-6 feet.

OUTLOOK – Small craft advisories expected during the day on Saturday; no advisories expected Saturday night; advisories expected Sunday afternoon; gales with possible storm force gusts Sunday night through Monday; advisories continuing Monday night through Tuesday.

Have a nice day and stay safe and healthy!

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