Good morning everyone!
Skies are partly cloudy early on this Thursday morning and there are some snow flurries falling in parts of the area. Temperatures at 5 a.m. range from 34 in Clifton down to 27 at High Point. Winds are from the west around 10 mph.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR APRIL 22ND:
AVERAGE HIGH: 63 AVERAGE LOW: 44
RECORD HIGH: 87 – 1985 RECORD LOW: 29 – 1988
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 70 LOW: 38 PRECIPITATION: .28″
Our first thunderstorm of the year yesterday was quite strong to severe in our area with gusty winds and hail and followed by plummeting temperatures.
Today will be an unseasonably cold day and windy with gusts to 35 mph. High temperatures will struggle to reach 50 degrees. Low pressure moving into the Canadian Maritimes and high pressure over the southeast states. Skies will be partly sunny this morning and mostly cloudy this afternoon.
After a chilly morning on Friday, temperatures will rebound as the high pressure builds closer to our area providing plenty of sunshine and temperatures rising into the 60s.
Saturday will be the nicest day of the weekend with mostly sunny skies and mild temperatues.
A storm system will likely give us rain on Sunday and with more clouds it will be cooler.
Looking further ahead it now appears that much of next week will be dry with a warming trend.
TODAY – APR 22 – Partly sunny, windy and chilly, high in the low 50s.
TONIGHT – Becoming mostly clear and breezy, low in the mid 30s.
FRIDAY – APR 23 – Sunny and milder, high in the mid 60s.
SATURDAY – APR 24 – Partly sunny, high near 70., rain developing late at night.
SUNDAY – APR 25 – Mostly cloudy with rain mainly in the morning, high in the mid 60s.
MONDAY – APR 26 – Sunny and breezy, high in the mid 60s.
TUESDAY – APR 27 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 70s.
WEDNESDAY – APR 28 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 70s.
MARINE FORECAST: A gale warning is in effect until 8 p.m. this evening for westerly winds gusting to 35 knots, seas 3-6 feet.
OUTLOOK – Small craft advisories likely during the day on Friday; no advisories expected Friday night through the day on Saturday; advisories likely Saturday night through Monday.
Have a happy Earth Day!