Rain changing to snow and ending by noon with 1-2 inches of snow expected! Very cold tonight through the weekend but remaining dry!


Good morning everyone!

Today is the 10th anniversary of the start of my blog!

Light rain is falling over the Clifton area and is starting to change to snow over northwest sections of the state. Temperatures at 5 a.m. range from 38 in Clifton down to 31 at High Point. Winds are mainly calm.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR JANUARY 20TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 36 AVERAGE LOW: 21

RECORD HIGH: 59 – 2006 RECORD LOW: -5 – 1994

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 50 LOW: 23 PRECIPITATION: NONE

A cold front will cross the area shortly and the rain that is falling will mix and change to snow before sunrise and accumulate 1-2 inches before ending around noon! High temperatures in the 30s this morning will fall to the 20s by sunset on a northerly flow. Clearing this evening but it will be colder with lows falling to near 10 degrees by tomorrow morning.

Arctic air will be with us through the weekend. Friday and Saturday will be the coldest days and slightly milder on Sunday. A storm developing off the North Carolina coast will stay well offshore as it moves up the coast so we will remain dry.

Mainly dry and cold much of next week with only a low chance of snow showers Tuesday night.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – JAN 20 – Rain changing to snow around sunrise and accumulating 1-2 inches before ending around noon, temperatures in the upper 30s early this morning will fall to the 20s by sunset.

TONIGHT – Clearing, breezy and much colder, low near 10.

FRIDAY – JAN 21 – Mostly sunny and very cold, high only in the low 20s.

SATURDAY – JAN 22 – Sunny, high in the upper 20s.

SUNDAY – JAN 23 – Partly sunny, high in the mid 30s.

MONDAY – JAN 24 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 30s.

TUESDAY – JAN 25 – Increasing cloudiness, high in the upper 30s, chance of snow showers at night.

WEDNESDAY – JAN 26 – Mostly sunny, high near 30.

MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. Friday evening for northerly winds gusting to 30 knots, seas 3-6 feet.

OUTLOOK – Advisories expected to continue during the day on Saturday; no advisories expected Saturday night through Monday.

Have a nice day and stay safe!

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