Good morning everyone!
Skies are mostly clear early on this Sunday morning and it is quite frigid with temperatures at 5 a.m. ranging from 10 in Clifton down to 1 and Walpack and High Point. Winds are gusty out of the northwest dropping wind chill values down to below zero.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR JANUARY 30TH:
AVERAGE HIGH: 37 AVERAGE LOW: 22
RECORD HIGH: 63 – 2006 RECORD LOW: 2 – 2019
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 27 LOW: 10 PRECIPITATION: .28″ SNOWFALL: 5.5″
The powerful storm that gave our area snow has moved to the Canadian Maritime area. Total snowfall here was around 5.5″ but many parts of the Jersey Shore received around 18 inches while eastern Long Island and the Boston area got nearly 2 feet of snow. Nantucket reported a 74 mph wind gust.
Today will be much quieter but unseasonably cold with highs only in the 20s, winds will be less than yesterday but still be around 10-15 mph with wind chills mainly in the teens.
Dry weather is expected Monday through Wednesday with highs a little milder each day.
The next system will be a strong cold front that will cross the area Thursday or Friday, at this time rain is likely that may change to snow before ending on Friday.
Next weekend looks to be quite cold again but it should be dry.
TODAY – JAN 30 – Sunny, high in the mid 20s.
TONIGHT – Partly cloudy, low near 12.
MONDAY – JAN 31 – Partly sunny, high in the low 30s.
TUESDAY – FEB 1 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 30s.
WEDNESDAY – FEB 2 – Mostly cloudy and milder, high in the mid 40s.
THURSDAY – FEB 3 – Cloudy with rain likely, high in the mid 40s.
FRIDAY – FEB 4 – Mostly cloudy with rain likely possibly changing to snow before ending, early highs in the mid 40s dropping to the 30s by sunset.
SATURDAY – FEB 5 – Mostly sunny, high near 30.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – West-northwest wind gusting to 25 knots, seas less than 1 foot.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Monday through Wednesday; possible advisories on Thursday.
Have a nice day and stay safe!