Very light snow is still falling across the area and temperatures range from the upper 20s in Clifton down to the low 20s further inland, winds are brisk out of the north.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR FEBRUARY 2ND:
AVERAGE HIGH: 37 AVERAGE LOW: 22
RECORD HIGH: 56 – 2014 RECORD LOW: 2 – 1993
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 30 LOW: 19 PRECIPITATION: 1.60″ SNOWFALL 17.0″
The low pressure that gave us the historic snowstorm yesterday is moving slowly away and weakening. Total snow accumulation since Sunday night in Clifton was 19.0″ with amounts of over 2 feet in some areas further inland. Today will be a cloudy and breezy day with occasional snow showers. Additional accumulations of about an inch is possible.
The storm will move further away on Wednesday and we should see some clearing by the afternoon with seasonably cold tempertures.
Another dry day on Thursday with continued seasonable cold temperatures.
A weak frontal system will give us a good chance of mainly light rain on Friday, possibly beginning and ending as light snow.
Cool on Saturday with a low chance of light snow.
Then we may have to deal with another snowstorm on Sunday, as a storm is expected to form off the Carolina coast and move northeast toward our area.
Much colder again early next week.
TODAY – FEB 2 – Cloudy and breezy with occasional snow showers, high in the mid 30s. Accumulation of around an inch.
TONIGHT – Cloudy and breezy with a chance of snow showers in the evening, low in the mid 20s.
WEDNESDAY – FEB 3 – Becoming partly sunny and breezy, high in the mid 30s.
THURSDAY – FEB 4 – Sunny, high near 40.
FRIDAY – FEB 5 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of light snow in the morning then a rain likely in the afternoon possibly changing back to light snow at night, high in the low 40s.
SATURDAY – FEB 6 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of light snow, high in the upper 30s.
SUNDAY – FEB 7 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow, high in the mid 30s.
MONDAY – FEB 8 – Mostly sunny and much colder, high in the mid 20s.
MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday evening for northwest winds gusting to 30 knots, seas 8-13 feet.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected for Thursday; advisories expected Friday into Saturday.
CLIFTON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 2021:
Temperatures averaged 3.5 degrees above normal; Highest temperature was 51 degrees on the 2nd with the lowest of 13 degrees on the 29th and 30th. It was a dry month with precipitation totaling 2.92 inches. Snowfall was below normal with only 4.0″ accumulating, half of that amount occurred on the evening of the 31st.
Have a nice day and stay safe!