Good morning everyone!
Skies are partly cloudy early on this Friday morning and temperatures at 5 a.m. range from 32 in Clifton down to 17 at Walpack, winds are mainly calm.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR FEBRUARY 26TH:
AVERAGE HIGH: 43 AVERAGE LOW: 27
RECORD HIGH: 62 – 2002 RECORD LOW: 0 – 1990
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 49 LOW: 33 PRECIPITATION: NONE
High pressure will be over the area today giving us sunny skies. High temperatures will be around 5 degrees cooler than yesterday but with much less wind.
The high pressure will move off the coast tonight and a weak frontal system will move into our area. Precipitation will begin as a snow before daybreak, quickly changing to rain later in the morning, and ending early in the afternoon. A dusting of accumulation is possible, especially inland, before the changeover to rain.
A break in the rain from Saturday afternoon until Sunday morning, then more rain is expected Sunday morning before ending in the evening.
Monday will be dry with mild temperatures.
Tuesday is expected to be cooler and windy as high pressure build from the northwest.
After a brief cold shot it will then become milder Wednesday and Thursday but another low pressure area may give us some more rain.
TODAY – FEB 26 – Sunny, high in the mid 40s.
TONIGHT – Becoming cloudy with snow developing before daybreak then mixing with rain, low in the low 30s.
SATURDAY – FEB 27 – Rain ending in the early afternoon, high near 50.
SUNDAY – FEB 28 – Rain developing in the late morning and continuing into Sunday night ending around 8 p.m., high in the mid 40s.
MONDAY – MAR 1 – Mostly cloudy early then becoming mostly sunny and mild, high in the mid 50s.
TUESDAY – MAR 2 – Sunny, breezy and colder, high near 40.
WEDNESDAY – MAR 3 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the upper 40s.
THURSDAY – MAR 4 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain, high near 50.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Variable winds less than 5 knots, seas less than 1 foot.
OUTLOOK – A small craft advisory has been posted effective between 7 a.m. Saturday until 6 a.m. Sunday morning; advisories expected to continue Sunday afternoon; no advisories expected Sunday night through the day on Monday; advisories expected Monday night with some gale gusts possible; small craft advisories expected to continue on Tuesday.
Have a nice day and stay safe and healthy!