Good morning everyone!
Skies are partly to mostly cloudy early on this Thursday morning and there is some fog in parts of the area. Temperatures are mild with readings ranging from 44 in Clifton, down to 36 at Walpack, winds are mainly calm.
Clifton’s Weather Almanac for March 11th:
Average High: 47. Average Low: 30
Record High: 71 – 1977 Record Low; 11 – 1987
Yesterday’s High: 55 Low: 35 Precipitation: None
A southwest flow of warm air will be with us today and skies will clear after early morning fog. Temperatures will rise to near 70 degrees with some areas reaching the mid 70s.
A weak cold front will cross the area Friday morning with a low chance of light showers. It will still be quite mild with highs well up into the 60s but there will be a brisk wind. A second cold front will come through dry Friday night.
The weekend will be dry and cooler with near seasonably temperatures as high pressure dominates our weather.
Below normal temperatures are likely Monday and Tuesday and near normal on Wednesday. A weak low pressure will give us a slight chance of showers Tuesday into Wednesday but most areas will continue with our dry pattern.
TODAY – MAR 11 – Patchy fog early then becoming partly sunny and very mild, high near 70.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers after midnight, low in the low 50s.
FRIDAY – MAR 12 – Chance of showers before 9 a.m. then partly sunny and breezy, high in the mid 60s.
SATURDAY – MAR 13 – Sunny, high near 50.
SUNDAY – MAR 14 – Sunny, high in the low 50s.
MONDAY – MAR 15 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 40s.
TUESDAY – MAR 16 – Partly sunny, high in the mid 40s.
WEDNESDAY – MAR 17 – Mostly sunny, high near 50.
MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory will be in effect from noon today until noon on Friday for southwest winds gusting to 30 knots, seas 4-6 feet.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Friday afternoon; advisories expected Friday night into Saturday morning with some gale gusts; no advisories expected Saturday afternoon through Monday.
Have a nice day and stay safe and healthy!