Good morning everyone!
Light snow occasionally mixed with sleet is falling over our area early this morning with early temperatures ranging from 30 in Clifton down to 24 at High Point. Winds are a little gusty out of the east-northeast. Overnight accumulations of snow averaged 3-5 inches.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR FEBRUARY 28TH:
AVERAGE HIGH: 43 AVERAGE LOW: 28
RECORD HIGH: 66 – 1976 RECORD LOW: 5 – 2014
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 45 LOW: 29 PRECIPITATION: .20″ SNOW: 2.0″
A coastal low pressure area will slowly move further off the coast today. We should remain cloudy most of the day with occasional light snow and sleet this morning changing to a cold rain before ending this afternoon with little or no additional snow accumulation. Skies will slowly clear tonight.
Wednesday will be a nice day with plenty of sunshine and seasonably mild temperatures.
A frontal system moving into our area will produce some rain showers Thursday morning followed by clearing and quite mild in the afternoon. A cold front will cross the area at night.
A strong low pressure area will give us rain or snow Friday afternoon and night.
At this point the weather for the weekend will mainly be dry with temperatures slightly below normal.
TODAY – FEB 28 – Cloudy with light snow and sleet this morning changing to rain before ending this afternoon, high near 40. Little or no additional accumulations.
WEDNESDAY – MAR 1 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 40s.
THURSDAY – MAR 2 – Mostly cloudy in the morning with a chance of showers then becoming partly sunny and quite mild, high in the mid 50s.
FRIDAY – MAR 3 – Cloudy and cooler with rain and snow, high near 40.
SATURDAY – MAR 4 – Mostly cloudy, high in the mid 40s.
SUNDAY – MAR 5 – Partly sunny, high in the mid 40s.
MONDAY – MAR 6 – Sunny, high in the mid 40s.
MARINE FORECAST: A gale warning is in effect until 9 a.m. this morning for east-northeast winds to 30 knots diminishing this afternoon, seas 4-5 feet.
OUTLOOK: Advisories possible for high seas Wednesday morning; no advisories expected for Wednesday afternoon and night; advisories possible for Thursday; advisories expected for Friday with some gales possible Friday night; advisories likely on Saturday with some gale gusts in the morning; advisories still possible for Sunday.
Have a nice day and stay safe!