Mostly sunny and very cold with slowly diminishing winds today! Increasing cloudiness during the day on Sunday! Storm to give us snow Sunday night changing to rain by midnight along with strong gusty winds! Rain ending by Monday afternoon!


Good morning everyone!

Skies are mostly clear early on this Saturday morning and it is very cold with readings at 5 a.m. ranging from 11 in Clifton down to -1 at High Point. Gusty north-northwest winds are causing wind chills below zero.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR JANUARY 15TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 36 AVERAGE LOW: 21

RECORD HIGH: 61 – 1995 RECORD LOW: -3 – 1988

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 42 LOW: 20 PRECIPITATION: NONE

Arctic high pressure will give our area a very cold day today, winds will slowly diminish and skies will be mostly sunny.

After a very cold start temperatures will moderate on Sunday along with increasing cloudiness.

Very stormy Sunday night into Monday morning as a strong low pressure moves to our west. Snow will begin Sunday night and may accumulate a few inches before changing to rain as warmer air moves in. Strong gusty easterly winds gusting to 45 mph are likely. The rain will taper off to occasional showers in the afternoon with slowly diminishing winds.

Most of the rest of next week will be dry with near seasonable temperatures.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – JAN 15 – Mostly sunny and very cold, high only in the low 20s.

TONIGHT – Mostly clear and very cold, low near 8.

SUNDAY – JAN 16 – Increasing cloudiness and not as cold, high in the low 30s. Snow at night accumulating 1-3 inches with slightly higher amounts further inland before changing to rain by midnight, wind gusts to 45 mph possible.

M.L.KING DAY – JAN 17 – Chance of rain in the morning and then a slight chance of rain or snow in the afternoon, slowly diminishing winds, high in the low 40s in the morning dropping to the 30s by sunset.

TUESDAY – JAN 18 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 30s.

WEDNESDAY – JAN 19 – Mostly cloudy, high in the low 40s.

THURSDAY – JAN 20 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 30s.

FRIDAY – JAN 21 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 20s.

MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect until 6 a.m. Sunday morning. Freezing spray advisory in effect until noon today.

OUTLOOK – A gale watch has been issued effective Sunday night through Monday night with some storm force winds possible; small craft advisories likely on Tuesday; possible advisories for high seas on Wednesday; advisories probably on Thursday.

Have a nice weekend and stay safe.

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