Good morning everyone!
Skies are mainly cloudy early on this Wednesday morning and temperatures are unseasonably mild with early readings ranging from 54 in Clifton down to 44 at Basking Ridge. Winds are calm or light southerly.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR JANUARY 4TH:
AVERAGE HIGH: 37 AVERAGE LOW: 22
RECORD HIGH: 65 – 2000 RECORD LOW: 1 – 1981
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 53 LOW: 45 PRECIPITATION: .43″
Today will be unseasonably mild ahead of a cold front, highs will be well up into the 60s with some record highs possible. Rain from the cold front is expected from around 5 p.m. until midnight.
Thursday will be cooler but will still be well above normal for early January with highs in the 50s despite plenty of clouds.
Cooler Friday through the beginning of next week as temperatures move closer to normal. Some weak disturbances moving through the area may touch off some showers Friday morning and again Saturday night, some showers Saturday night may be mixed with some snow.
TODAY – JAN 4 – Mostly cloudy and unseasonably mild with rain developing late this afternoon, high in the mid 60s.
TONIGHT – Cloudy with rain likely mainly before midnight, low in the upper 40s.
THURSDAY – JAN 5 – Mostly cloudy, high in the upper 50s
FRIDAY – JAN 6 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the morning, high in the upper 40s.
SATURDAY – JAN 7 – Partly sunny, high in the mid 40s, chance of rain or snow showers at night.
SUNDAY – JAN 8 – Partly sunny, high in the low 40s.
MONDAY – JAN 9 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 40s.
TUESDAY – JAN 10 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 40s.
MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect until 4 a.m. Thursday morning for southwest winds gusting to 25 knots, seas 3-6 feet.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected the rest of Thursday through Sunday.
Enjoy the warm weather today but please stay safe!