Winter storm warning for our area as strong coastal storm affects our area late tonight through Saturday morning. Snowfall amounts of 4-8 inches expected with higher amounts possible especially to our east! Clearing and very cold on Sunday!


Good morning everyone!

Skies are cloudy early on this Friday morning and there may be a few flakes of snow falling in parts of the area. Temperatures at 5 a.m. range from 28 in Clifton down to 21 at High Point. Winds are mainly calm.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR JANUARY 28TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 37 AVERAGE LOW: 22

RECORD HIGH: 61 – 2002 RECORD LOW: -1 – 2005

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 33 LOW: 10 PRECIPITATION: NONE.

Today will be a cloudy day with a few snow showers possible in our area as a cold front approaches our area, highs will be in the 30s.

A powerful winter storm will affect our area late tonight through Saturday morning with snow and winds gusting to 35 mph. Snowfall amounts should be between 4-8 inches with higher amounts possible. Just to our east very heavy snow with strong winds will cause blizzard conditions down the Jersey shore and Long Island where more than 18″ are expected. The snow will taper off and end by Saturday afternoon. Highs on Saturday will only be in the low 20s.

Clearing and very cold on Sunday with morning lows near 10 and highs in the upper 20s.

More tranquil weather is expected next week with a warming trend and the next chance of precipitation will be Wednesday into Thursday but this time it will fall as rain as highs on Thursday should be in the low 50s.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – JAN 28 – Cloudy with a chance of snow showers, high in the mid 30s.

TONIGHT – Cloudy with snow mainly after midnight, low in the mid teens.

SATURDAY – JAN 29 – Snow mainly before 1 p.m. highs in the low 20s. Wind gusts to 35 mph, total snow accumulations 4-8 inches with possible higher amounts especially just to our east.

SUNDAY – JAN 30 – Sunny, high in the upper 20s.

MONDAY – JAN 31 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 30s.

TUESDAY – FEB 1 – Partly sunny, high near 40.

WEDNESDAY – FEB 2 – Cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the mid 40s.

THURSDAY – FEB 3 – Cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the low 50s.

MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Light and variable winds, seas 1 foot.

OUTLOOK – A gale warning has been posted effective between 11 pm tonight through 6 a.m. Saturday morning; a storm warning has been issued effective between 6 a.m. Saturday morning through 6 p.m. Saturday evening; small craft advisories likely during the day on Sunday; no advisories expected Sunday night through Tuesday.

Have a nice day and stay safe! Time today to get the bread and milk!

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