Good morning everyone!
Skies are partly cloudy early on this Wednesday morning and early temperatures range from 31 in Clifton down to 24 at High Point and Walpack. Winds are mainly calm.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR JANUARY 25TH:
AVERAGE HIGH: 37 AVERAGE LOW: 21
RECORD HIGH: 57 – 2010 RECORD LOW: -2 – 1987
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 48 LOW: 33 PRECIPITATION: NONE
Low pressure now over the lower Mississippi Valley will move into our area today. Precipitation should start off as snow around noon or shortly after quickly changing to rain this afternoon. Possible snowfall amounts will be less than a half of inch in the Clifton area but up to 2-4 inches over the higher elevations to our north and west. Easterly winds will increase with gusts to 35 mph by tonight with temperatures rising to the 40s by evening. Rain will be heavy at times through tonight with total rainfall amounts averaging 1-2 inches.
As the storm passes the precipitation should end before daybreak on Thursday with clearing during the day, winds will be gusty out of the west to 35 mph. Early temperatures in the 40s will drop to the 30s by sunset.
A fairly tranquil pattern Friday through the beginning of next week with dry conditions. Temperatures will be near normal Friday, above normal over the weekend and then still a little above normal early next week.
TODAY – JAN 25 – Becoming cloudy with snow developing around noon changing to rain this afternoon, becoming windy by late this afternoon, high in the low 40s. Snow accumulation of less than 1/2″.
TONIGHT – Rain and windy, rain may be heavy at times, winds gusting to 35 mph likely, temperatures rising to near 50 by midnight. Total rainfall 1-2 inches.
THURSDAY – JAN 26 – Chance of a shower before sunrise then becoming partly sunny and windy, early highs in the 40s will drop to the 30s by sunset.
FRIDAY – JAN 27 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 40s.
SATURDAY – JAN 28 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 40s.
SUNDAY – JAN 29 – Mostly cloudy, high near 50.
MONDAY – JAN 30 – Mostly cloudy, high in the mid 40s.
TUESDAY – JAN 31 – Partly sunny, high in the low 40s.
MARINE FORECAST: A gale warning will be in effect from 4 p.m. this afternoon through 6 p.m. Thursday evening for southwest winds gusting to 45 knots, seas 6-11 feet.
OUTLOOK: No advisories expected for Friday; possible small craft advisories for Saturday; no advisories expected for Sunday.
Despite the stormy weather try to have a nice day and stay safe!