Skies are cloudy early on this Sunday morning and temperatures are around 10 degrees milder than yesterday at this time with readings ranging from the upper 20s in Clifton down to the upper teens further inland, winds are mainly calm.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR DECEMBER 20TH:
AVERAGE HIGH: 42 AVERAGE LOW: 24
RECORD HIGH: 58 – 2002 RECORD LOW: 7 – 2004
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 32 LOW: 15 PRECIPITATION: NONE
Today will be a cloudy day and a weak disturbance is expected to give us a chance of snow showers mainly around noon till early afternoon. It will be a little milder today with highs in the upper 30s. A dusting of snow is possible mainly across the higher elevations to our north and west.
Monday will a partly sunny day with near seasonable temperatures. Another weak disturbance may give us a chance again of snow showers mainly after midnight. Winter begins at 5:02 a.m. Monday morning.
Tuesday and Wednesday look to be dry with seasonable temperatures continuing.
A strong cold front will cross the area sometime on Christmas Day, ahead of the front a strong southerly flow of mild air will develop and heavy rain is possible during Christmas Eve night.
After the front passes much colder air will move into the area sometime on Christmas Day with rain possible changing to snow before ending.
Mainly dry and cold weather for next weekend.
TODAY – DEC 20 – Cloudy with a chance of snow showers mainly around noon till early afternoon, high in the upper 30s.
TONIGHT – Cloudy, low around 30.
MONDAY – DEC 21 – Partly sunny, high near 40, chance of snow showers late at night.
TUESDAY – DEC 22 – Cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon, high in the low 40s.
WEDNESDAY – DEC 23 – Sunny, high in the low 40s.
THURSDAY – DEC 24 – Mostly cloudy with showers likely in the afternoon and night becoming windy, high in the mid 50s.
CHRISTMAS DAY – DEC 25 – Chance of snow showers in the morning then becoming partly sunny breezy and colder, highs in the low 40s in the morning with temperatures falling to the 30s by the afternoon.
SATURDAY – DEC 26 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 30s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – South-southwest winds gusting to 10 knots, seas less than 1 foot.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected on Monday; possible advisories on Tuesday; no advisories expected on Wednesday; advisories likely with a chance of gale gusts on Thursday.
Have a nice day and stay safe and healthy!