Heavy rain with strong winds today with a high wind warning in effect! Dry and cooler on Tuesday! Chance of rain and cool on Wednesday!


Good morning!

Rain is falling over the area early on this Monday morning and it is mild with temperatures mainly in the low to mid 50s, winds are from the south.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR APRIL 13TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 60 AVERAGE LOW: 41

RECORD HIGH: 85 – 1977 RECORD LOW: 24 – 1990

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 63 LOW: 37 PRECIPITATION: NONE

A strong storm will be moving into the Great Lakes with a frontal system and a warm front followed by a cold front in our area. Strong southerly winds will gust to near 60 mph mainly from mid morning to the middle of the afternoon. Heavy rain at times with possible thunderstorms, rainfall amounts of 1-2 inches likely with some higher amounts where there are thunderstorms. The rain should end by sunset with cooler and drier air at night along with slowly diminishing winds.

Tuesday will be a dry day with near seasonable temperatures.

A weak disturbance moving to our south will give us a low chance of light rain on Wednesday.

Generally cool and dry weather the rest of the week into next weekend with only a chance of rain Friday night.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – APR 13 – High wind warning in effect! Showers and a possibly some thunderstorms, rain may be heavy at times, highs in the upper 60s. Rainfall amounts 1 -2 inches with higher amounts possible. Winds gusting to 60 mph.

TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy early then mostly clear after midnight, slowly diminishing winds, low in the mid 40s.

TUESDAY – APR 14 – Mostly sunny, high near 60.

WEDNESDAY – APR 15 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, high near 50.

THURSDAY – APR 16 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 50s.

FRIDAY – APR 17 – Partly sunny, high in the low 50s, chance of rain at night.

SATURDAY – APR 18 – Partly sunny with a chance of a morning shower, high in the mid 50s.

SUNDAY – APR 19 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 60s.

MARINE FORECAST: A storm warning is in effect until 7 p.m. this evening for southerly winds gusting to 65 knots, seas 15-20 feet.

OUTLOOK – Small craft advisories for high seas on Tuesday; no advisories expected Tuesday night; possible small craft advisories expected on Wednesday; no advisories expected Thursday and Friday.

Try to have a nice day and stay safe and healthy!

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