Good morning everyone!
Skies are cloudy early on this Wednesday morning and there may be some light sprinkles in parts of the area. Once again early temperatures are unseasonably mild with readings ranging from 43 in Clifton down to 33 at Walpack, these temperatures are around 20 degrees above normal. Winds are calm or light southerly.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR FEBRUARY 15TH:
AVERAGE HIGH: 40 AVERAGE LOW: 24
RECORD HIGH: 60 – 2019 RECORD LOW: -3 – 1987
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 57 (New Record) LOW: 38 PRECIPITATION: NONE
A weak disturbance moving through the area will give us cloudy skies this morning then becoming mostly sunny this afternoon. Temperatures will continue to be unseasonably mild with some record highs again possible as we should reach the low-mid 60s. Winds will be brisk out of the southwest gusting to 30 mph.
A rather strong frontal system will likely give us showers from Thursday afternoon through Friday morning. Temperatures will continue to be unseasonably mild but as the cold front moves to our east Friday morning temperatures will fall from the 50s in the morning down to the 30s by evening and then to the 20s Saturday morning. Winds will be quite brisk.
The weekend looks to be mainly dry, after a chilly Saturday, temperatures will again be mild on Sunday.
Mild weather to continue early next week with a chance of showers Monday night into Tuesday.
TODAY – FEB 15 – Cloudy early then becoming mostly sunny, breezy and unseasonably mild, highs in the mid 60s.
TONIGHT – Partly cloudy, low in the upper 40s.
THURSDAY – FEB 16 – Mostly cloudy with showers likely in the afternoon and evening, high in the low 60s.
FRIDAY – FEB 17 – Cloudy early with showers likely then becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon, quite windy with gusts to 35 mph. Early highs in the upper 50s will fall to the 30s by evening.
SATURDAY – FEB 18 – Sunny, high in the mid 40s.
SUNDAY – FEB 19 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 50s.
PRESIDENTS DAY – FEB 20 – Mostly cloudy, high in the mid 50s, chance of showers at night.
TUESDAY – FEB 21 – Partly cloudy with a chance of showers, highs in the low 50s.
MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect until 1 a.m. Thursday morning for southwest winds gusting to 30 knots, seas 3-6 feet.
OUTLOOK: No advisories expected during the day on Thursday; advisories likely Thursday night through the day on Saturday with some gales gusts possible; no advisories expected Saturday night through Sunday night; possible advisories again for Monday.
Have a nice day and stay safe!