Cloudy and cool today with a chance of sprinkles and flurries tonight! Mostly cloudy and milder on Wednesday! Significant rain Thursday afternoon that may change briefly to snow before ending on Friday! Dry weekend with moderating temperatures!


Good morning everyone!

Skies have become cloudy early on this Tuesday morning and temperatures at 5 a.m. range from 27 in Clifton down to 19 at High Point, winds are mainly calm.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR MARCH 16TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 48 AVERAGE LOW: 32

RECORD HIGH: 79 – 1990 RECORD LOW: 12 – 1992

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 39 LOW: 22 PRECIPITATION: NONE

A weak area of low pressure will slide to our south today causing cloudy and cool conditions today with much less wind than yesterday. There is a low chance of some sprinkles or flurries tonight.

Wednesday will remain mostly cloudy but will milder temperatures as weak high pressure moves through our area.

A stronger low pressure area will give us our first significant precipitation in over two weeks with rain expected to develop Thursday afternoon and possibly ending briefly as snow on Friday. Rainfall amounts of an inch possible.

At this point the weekend looks to be dry with near normal temperatures on Saturday climbing to above normal on Sunday.

Mild Spring weather is likely much of next week.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – MAR 16 – Cloudy, high near 40.

TONIGHT – Cloudy with a chance of flurries or sprinkles, steady temperatures with low near 40.

WEDNESDAY – MAR 17 – Mostly cloudy, high near 50.

THURSDAY – MAR 18 – Mostly cloudy with rain developing mainly after 2 p.m. and continue through Thursday night, high in the low 50s.

FRIDAY – MAR 19 – Rain likely in the morning that may briefly change to snow before ending in the afternoon, windy and chilly, high in the low 40s.

SATURDAY – MAR 20 – Sunny, high in the upper 40s.

SUNDAY – MAR 21 – Sunny and milder, high in the upper 50s.

MONDAY – MAR 22 – Mostly sunny, high near 60.

MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Southeast wind to 10 knots, seas 1 foot.

OUTLOOK – No advisories expected on Wednesday; small craft advisories expected for Thursday; potential gale warnings for Friday; small craft advisories likely on Saturday.

Have a nice day and stay safe and healthy!

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