Good morning everyone!
Skies are mostly cloudy early on this Thursday morning and it is milder than the last few mornings with temperatures at 5 a.m. ranging from 32 in Clifton down to 24 at Basking Ridge. Winds are mainly calm.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR JANUARY 13TH:
AVERAGE HIGH: 36 AVERAGE LOW: 22
RECORD HIGH: 59 – 2017 RECORD LOW: 0 – 1981
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 38 LOW: 14 PRECIPITATION: NONE
Today will be a partly sunny and seasonably mild day as weak high pressure moves into the area. Temperatures will rise into the low 40s and with light winds it will be a rather comfortable January day.
Friday will be mostly cloudy; it will start off mild but an Arctic cold front will pass through late in the day and along with a storm well offshore will cause a brisk northerly flow of much colder air with low by Saturday morning falling to near 10 degrees.
Saturday will be mostly sunny but frigid with highs only reaching to near 20 degrees.
Not as cold on Sunday along with continued mostly sunny skies during the day with an increase in clouds by Sunday evening.
The storm that we have been following now looks like it will move just to our west on Monday. Snow should begin before dawn and then change to rain before noon. Snowfall may accumulate a few inches before the changeover especially to areas to our north and west.
Dry weather with near seasonable temperatures Tuesday and Wednesday.
TODAY – JAN 13 – Partly sunny, high in the low 40s.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy, low in the low 30s.
FRIDAY – JAN 14 – Mostly cloudy, high near 40. Becoming much colder and windy at night.
SATURDAY – JAN 15 – Mostly sunny and very cold, high in the low 20s.
SUNDAY – JAN 16 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 30s. Becoming cloudy at night.
M.L.KING DAY – JAN 17 – Snow before dawn changing to rain before noon and ending in the afternoon, high in the low 40s.
TUESDAY – JAN 18 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 30s.
WEDNESDAY – JAN 19 – Partly sunny, high near 40.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Light and variable winds, seas less than 1 foot.
OUTLOOK: A gale watch has been issued effective between 6 a.m. Friday morning until 4 a.m. Saturday morning; advisories lingering the rest of Saturday; no advisories expected during the day on Sunday; storm force winds possible Sunday night; gales continuing on Monday; small craft advisories still likely for Tuesday.
Have a nice day and stay safe!