Good morning everyone!
Skies are mostly cloudy early on this Friday morning and an Arctic cold front is moving through the area with some scattered flurries. Early temperatures range from 29 in Clifton down to 17 at High Point. Winds have become gusty from the northwest.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR FEBRUARY 3RD:
AVERAGE HIGH: 38 AVERAGE LOW: 22
RECORD HIGH: 62 – 2006 RECORD LOW: 7 – 1996
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 41 LOW: 22 PRECIPITATION: NONE
Arctic air will be in our area today with temperatures falling into the teens by later this morning and to the single digits by late tonight. Winds gusting to 35 mph will make the wind chills fall to well below zero. Skies will become sunny.
Another bitterly cold day on Saturday but with diminishing winds.
A southwesterly flow will bring considerably milder air for Sunday along with partly sunny skies.
Much of next week will be dry and mild. A couple of weak fronts may give us a slight to low chance of showers Wednesday or Thursday.
TODAY – FEB 3 – Sunny and very windy with temperatures falling to the teens, wind gusts to 35 mph will bring wind chills down to below zero by sunset.
TONIGHT – Mostly clear and very windy with gusts to 40 mph, low near 5. Wind chills -15 to -20 degrees.
SATURDAY – FEB 4 – Sunny with diminishing winds, highs in the upper 20s.
SUNDAY – FEB 5 – Partly cloudy and much milder, high in the upper 40s.
MONDAY – FEB 6 – Mostly sunny, high near 50.
TUESDAY – FEB 7 – Partly sunny, high near 50.
WEDNESDAY – FEB 8 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 50s.
THURSDAY – FEB 9 – Partly sunny, high in the low 50s.
MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. this evening for northwest winds gusting to 35 knots, seas 3-6 feet. Freezing spray.
OUTLOOK: A gale warning has been issued effective between 6 p.m. this evening through 4 a.m. Saturday morning with freezing spray; small craft advisories still expected Saturday through Sunday evening; no advisories expected later Sunday night through Monday night; advisories possible on Tuesday.
Have a nice day and stay safe and warm!