Good morning everyone!
Skies are mostly cloudy early on this Friday morning and tempertures at 5 a.m. range from 34 in Clifton down to 28 at Vernon. Winds are a little gusty from the north! The precipitation ended as only a brief period of flurries early this morning.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR MARCH 19TH:
AVERAGE HIGH: 49 AVERAGE LOW: 33
RECORD HIGH: 78 – 2012 RECORD LOW: 8 – 1993
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 44 LOW: 41 PRECIPITATION: .87“
The low pressure that gave us the rain yesterday is moving offshore and we should see clearing this morning. It will become mostly sunny, however it will be windy and chilly with highs only in the 40s, and winds gusting to 35 mph will make it feel colder. Winds will diminish rapidly after sunset. Today may be the last day this month that the temperatures will be below normal.
Strong high pressure will give us very pleasant spring weather this weekend with plenty of sunshine both days, light winds and highs in the 50s.
Above normal temperatures are expected next week with the next chance of rain Wednesday night into Thursday.
TODAY – MAR 19 – Mostly sunny, windy and cool, highs in the mid 40s, winds gusts to 35 mph possible.
TONIGHT – Mostly clear with diminishing winds, low in the mid 20s.
SATURDAY – MAR 20 – Sunny, high in the mid 50s.
SUNDAY – MAR 21 – Sunny, high in the upper 50s.
MONDAY – MAR 22 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 50s.
TUESDAY – MAR 23 – Mostly sunny, high near 60.
WEDNESDAY – MAR 24 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 50s, chance of rain at night.
THURSDAY – MAR 25 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the low 60s.
MARINE FORECAST: A gale warning is in effect until 6 a.m. Saturday morning for northerly winds gusting to 45 knots, seas 7-10 feet.
OUTLOOK – Small craft advisories will be possible for high seas on Saturday; no advisories expected Sunday through Monday morning; advisories possible Monday afternoon through Tuesday.
Have a nice day and stay safe and healthy!