Good morning everyone!
Skies are cloudy early on this Tuesday morning and light rain is falling that may be mixed with snow across the higher elevations of Sussex County. Early temperatures range from 36 in Clifton down to 30 at High Point. Winds are from the north around 10 mph.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR FEBRUARY 21ST:
AVERAGE HIGH: 41 AVERAGE LOW: 26
RECORD HIGH: 80 – 2018 (also record high for February) RECORD LOW: 4 – 2015
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 63 LOW: 39 PRECIPITATION: NONE
A weak disturbance along a cold front will cause mainly light rain that should end by 8 a.m. but another weak front will likely cause some more showers this afternoon. It will be cooler today but still slightly above normal with highs mostly in the upper 40s.
Wednesday will start off dry, but another frontal system will cause rain late Wednesday afternoon through Thursday morning; some of the rain may be mixed with snow or sleet further inland. Big difference in temperatures on Thursday as a front will be just to our south. Southern New Jersey may have highs in the 70s while our area will struggle to reach the 50 degree mark.
Friday will be dry and seasonably cold but it will be quite breezy.
Still another low pressure area will give us a chance of rain or snow Saturday afternoon and night. Early morning lows on Saturday will be in the teens while highs will be in the 30s.
Mostly cloudy and milder on Sunday.
Mostly sunny and seasonably mild on Monday.
TODAY – FEB 21 – Rain ending by 8 a.m. then remaining mostly cloudy with a chance of showers this afternoon, high in the upper 40s.
TONIGHT – Becoming mostly clear, low in the low 30s.
WEDNESDAY – FEB 22 – Partly sunny in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy with rain likely in the afternoon and night, some rain may be mixed with sleet. Highs in the mid 40s.
THURSDAY – FEB 23 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of morning showers, highs near 50.
FRIDAY – FEB 24 – Mostly sunny and breezy, highs in the low 40s.
SATURDAY – FEB 25 – Partly sunny in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy with a chance of snow and rain in the afternoon and night, highs only in the mid 30s.
SUNDAY – FEB 26 – Becoming partly sunny and milder, highs in the upper 40s.
MONDAY – FEB 27 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 40s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Northeast winds becoming south-southeast in the afternoon to 5-10 knots, seas 2 feet.
OUTLOOK: No advisories expected Wednesday and Thursday; advisories expected for Friday with some gale gusts possible; no advisories expected on Saturday.
Have a nice day and stay safe!