Good morning everyone!
Skies are cloudy early on this Tuesday morning and temperatures are quite mild with early readings ranging from 47 in Clifton down to 38 at High Point. Winds are mainly calm.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR JANUARY 3RD:
AVERAGE HIGH: 37 AVERAGE LOW: 22
RECORD HIGH: 62 – 1997 RECORD LOW: 4 – 2014
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 56 LOW: 41 PRECIPITATION: .02″
A warm front will pass to our north today with rain developing around 10 a.m. although an earlier shower is possible. Temperatures will be mild with highs in the 50s. The showers should end early this evening but skies will remain mostly cloudy. Temperatures tonight will be very mild in the mid to upper 50s.
A cold front will approach the area on Wednesday preceded by a south-southwest flow of unseasonably mild with highs in the 60s despite cloudy skies, some records are possible. Showers are expected in the afternoon and at night.
Thursday will be cooler but still well above normal. A weak disturbance will give us a chance of showers late Thursday night into Friday morning.
At this point the weekend looks to be mainly dry with temperatures closer to normal which will feel chilly after the last few days of very mild air.
TODAY – JAN 3 – Rain developing mainly after 10 a.m. along with patchy fog, high in the upper 50s.
TONIGHT – Cloudy with a chance of rain in the evening, temperatures holding steady in the upper 50s.
WEDNESDAY – JAN 4 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of a shower in the morning with showers likley in the afternoon and evening, high in the mid 60s.
THURSDAY – JAN 5 – Mostly cloudy, high in the mid 50s, chance of showers late at night.
FRIDAY – JAN 6 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of morning showers, high in the upper 40s.
SATURDAY – JAN 7 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 40s.
SUNDAY – JAN 8 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 40s.
MONDAY – JAN 9 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 40s.
MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory will be in effect from 1 p.m. this afternoon through 6 p.m. Wednesday evening for southwest winds gusting to 30 knots, seas 3-6 feet.
OUTLOOK: No advisories expected Thursday through Saturday.
Have a nice day and stay safe!