Mixed rain and snow developing late this morning and continuing into tonight with slight snow accumulations possible! Mainly dry the rest of this week with near normal temperatures!


Good morning!

Skies are mostly cloudy early on this Sunday morning and temperatures range from near 30 in Clifton down to the low 20s further inland, winds are light from the north.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR JANUARY 3RD:

AVERAGE HIGH: 37 AVERAGE LOW: 22

RECORD HIGH: 62 – 1997 RECORD LOW: 4 – 2014

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 51 LOW: 33 PRECIPITATION: NONE

A weak low pressure area over the Carolinas will move offshore to our southeast today, precipitation with this system will begin later this morning mainly in the form of rain and snow in our area and mainly snow further inland. The precipitation will continue into tonight. Accumulations of less than an inch is expected in the Clifton area and up to 2-4 inches in parts of northwest New Jersey especially in the higher elevations.

Quiet weather is expected the rest of the week with temperatures at or slightly above normal for early January. A low pressure may form offshore on Saturday, but at this time it should stay far enough away so no precipitation is expected, but it is an area to watch.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – JAN 3 – Cloudy with rain, snow and sleet developing late this morning and continuing into the afternoon, high in the upper 30s.

TONIGHT – Rain and snow mainly before midnight, low in the low 30s, total accumulations of less than an inch.

MONDAY – JAN 4 – Partly sunny, high in the mid 40s.

TUESDAY – JAN 5 – Mostly cloudy, high in the low 40s.

WEDNESDAY – JAN 6 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 40s.

THURSDAY – JAN 7 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 40s.

FRIDAY – JAN 8 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 40s.

SATURDAY – JAN 9 – Partly sunny, high near 40.

MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory has been posted effective between 4 p.m. this afternoon until 6 p.m. Monday evening for northerly winds gusting to 30 knots, seas 3-6 feet.

OUTLOOK – No advisories expected on Tuesday; small craft advisories likely on Wednesday; no advisories expected on Thursday.

Have a nice day and stay safe and healthy!

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