Good morning everyone!
Skies are mostly cloudy early on this Saturday morning and early temperatures range from 36 in Clifton down to 28 at High Point, these readings are around 15 degrees above normal. Winds are mainly from the northwest averaging 5-10 mph.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR JANUARY 21ST:
AVERAGE HIGH: 36 AVERAGE LOW: 21
RECORD HIGH: 61 – 2006 RECORD LOW: -8 – 1985
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 49 LOW: 35 PRECIPITATION: .01″
Since I started records in 1973 today January 21st has the coldest average temperature of the year with highs averaging 32.8 degrees and the average low is 17.7 degrees.
Today will be another above normal day as this January is on pace to be one of the warmest on record. High pressure will build from the west and we will see a mix of clouds and sun with highs mainly in the mid 40s. Winds will be lighter than yesterday.
A storm system now over the Mississippi Valley will move toward our area on Sunday with rain developing late in the afternoon and continue through Monday morning. Some of the precipitation will start off as a wintry mix well inland.
Dry weather is expected from late Monday morning through the day on Tuesday, temperatures will continue to average above normal.
Another storm system will give us mainly rain from late Wednesday morning through Wednesday night, again the precipitation may start off as a wintery mix mainly inland.
Dry weather with temperatures still slightly above normal Thursday and Friday.
TODAY – JAN 21 – Partly sunny, high in the mid 40s.
TONIGHT – Partly cloudy, low near 30.
SUNDAY – JAN 22 – Cloudy with rain developing by late in the afternoon, high in the mid 40s.
MONDAY – JAN 23 – Cloudy in the morning with a chance of rain then becoming mostly sunny, high in the mid 40s.
TUESDAY – JAN 24 – Sunny, high in the upper 40s.
WEDNESDAY – JAN 25 – Cloudy with a chance of rain and snow in the morning then rain in the afternoon and night, high in the mid 40s.
THURSDAY – JAN 26 – Mostly cloudy and breezy, high in the mid 40s.
FRIDAY – JAN 27 – Partly sunny, high near 40.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Northwest winds to 10 knots, seas 1 foot.
OUTLOOK: No advisories expected for Sunday and Sunday night; advisories expected Monday and Monday night with some gales possible; advisories expected to continue Tuesday morning; no advisories Tuesday afternoon and night; advisories again expected for Wednesday with again some gales possible.
Have a nice weekend and stay safe!