Increasing cloudiness and continued cold with light winds today! Chance of light snow showers Sunday afternoon! Dry with near seasonable temperatures Monday through Wednesday! Mild with showers likely on Christmas Eve followed by much colder air on Christmas with a chance of snow showers!


Good morning!

Skies across the area are mostly clear and temperatures are the lowest of the season so far with readings ranging from 17 in Clifton down to -2 degrees at Walpack, winds are from the north around 10 mph.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR DECEMBER 19TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 42 AVERAGE LOW: 25

RECORD HIGH: 55 – 2017 RECORD LOW: 8 – 1989

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 33 LOW: 19 PRECIPITATION: NONE

Strong high pressure will be over our area today and then move offshore by tonight. We should have mostly sunny skies in the morning but we should see some increasing high clouds this afternoon. Temperatures will be similar than the last couple of days but with much less wind.

A weak disturbance will give us a chance of some light snow showers Sunday afternoon.

High pressure will dominate our weather Monday through Wednesday with dry conditions and near seasonable temperatres.

A rather strong cold front approach our area on Christmas Even giving us mild and windy conditions with a good chance of showers followed by much colder air on Christmas Day along with a chance of snow showers.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – DEC 19 – Increasing cloudiness, high in the low 30s.

TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy, low in the low 20s.

SUNDAY – DEC 20 – Cloudy with a chance of snow showers mainly in the afternoon, high in the mid 30s.

MONDAY – DEC 21 – Partly sunny, high near 40.

TUESDAY – DEC 22 – Partly sunny, high in the low 40s.

WEDNESDAY – DEC 23 – Sunny, high in the low 40s.

THURSDAY – DEC 24 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, becoming windy, high near 50.

CHRISTMAS DAY – DEC 25 – Partly sunny and colder with a chance of snow showers, breezy, high in the mid 30s.

MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – North-northwest winds to 10 knots, seas less than 1 foot.

OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Sunday through early Tuesday morning; possible small craft advisors Tuesday afternoon and evening; no advisories expected for Wednesday.

Have a nice weekend and stay safe and heathy!

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