Skies are cloudy early on this Sunday morning and temperatures at 5 a.m. range from 24 in Clifton down to 16 at Vernon. Winds are from the north-northeast around 10 mph. Overnight freezing drizzle may cause some slippery conditions on untreated roads and sidewalks, so be careful if you are going out this morning!
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR FEBRUARY 14TH:
AVERAGE HIGH: 39 AVERAGE LOW: 24
RECORD HIGH: 56 – 2011 RECORD LOW: -3 – 2016
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 26 LOW: 20 PRECIPITATION: TRACE ICE: TRACE
The weak low pressure that caused some freezing drizzle overnight is moving offshore but cloudy skies will persist all day. Temperatures will not be as cold as yesterday with readings reaching a bit above freezing this afternoon.
Another weak low will give us a chance of light sleet and freezing rain on Monday possibly changing to plain rain in the afternoon.
A stronger low pressure will give our area another round of wintery precipitation on Monday night into the day on Tuesday with a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain possibly changing to plain rain in the afternoon.
Wednesday will be the only dry day of the week but it will continue to be chilly.
Another in the series of storms this week will likely gives us snow Thursday afternoon possibly changing to rain on Friday.
At this point next weekend looks to be dry with tempertures a bit below normal.
TODAY – FEB 14 – Cloudy, high in the mid 30s.
TONIGHT – Cloudy, low in the upper 20s.
PRESDIDENTS DAY – FEB 15 – Cloudy with a chance of snow, sleet and freezing rain, high in the mid 30s. Freezing rain and sleet likely at night.
TUESDAY – FEB 16 – Mostly cloudy with snow, sleet and freezing rain in the morning changing to plain rain in the afternoon, high near 40.
WEDNESDAY – FEB 17 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 30s.
THURSDAY – FEB 18 – Cloudy with snow likely in the afternoon mixing with sleet at night, high in the mid 30s.
FRIDAY – FEB 19 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow and rain, high in the low 40s.
SATURDAY – FEB 20 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 30s.
MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect until 6 a.m. Monday morning for northerly winds gusting to 25 knots, seas 4-7 feet.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected on Monday; advisories likely for high seas on Tuesday; no advisories expected for Wednesday; advisories likely on Thursday!
Happy Valentine’s Day!