Rain changing to snow this morning with accumulations of 2-4 inches mainly on colder surfaces along with an increase in winds! Partly sunny and quite windy on Wednesday! Milder Thursday through Saturday with a chance of showers Friday afternoon through Saturday morning! Dry, breezy and cooler on Sunday!

Good morning everyone!

Skies are cloudy early on this Tuesday morning and there is some light rain or drizzle falling over the Clifton area, however further inland the precipitation has changed to snow. Early temperatures range from 35 in Clifton down to 29 at High Point. Winds are from the northwest averaging 5-10 mph.

Clifton’s Almanac for March 14th:

Average High: 48. Average Low: 31

Record High: 73 – 2007. Record Low: 11 – 1993

Yesterday’s High: 41 Low: 36. Precipitation: .57″

A strong coastal low pressure off the Long Island coast will give our area rain that should change to all snow around sunrise and continue through early this evening. Accumulations here will average 2-4 inches mainly on colder surfaces, however further inland especially across higher elevations to our north and west will have amounts of 6-12 inches across the Poconos and the Hudson Valley. Winds will increase through the day with gusts over 40 mph likely.

We will dry out on Wednesday but it will continue to be very windy as the low pressure moves away and high pressure builds from the west. Again gusts may be over 40 mph. Temperatures will be seasonably cool.

Milder weather Thursday through Saturday with most highs in the mid 50s. Showers are likely from late Friday afternoon into Saturday morning.

Sunday will be dry but breezy and cooler.


TODAY – MAR 14 – Rain changing to snow around sunrise, high near 40, northwest winds will increase with gusts to 35 mph.

TONIGHT – Snow likely in the evening then a chance of snow showers after midnight, low in the low 30s, winds gusting to 40 mph. Total snow accumulations 2-4 inches mainly on colder surfaces.

WEDNESDAY – MAR 15 – Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon, high in the mid 40s, wind gust to 45 mph possible.

THURSDAY – MAR 16 – Mostly sunny and milder, high in the mid 50s.

FRIDAY – MAR 17 – Cloudy with showers likely in the afternoon and at night, high in the mid 50s.

SATURDAY – MAR 18 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the morning then becoming partly sunny in the afternoon, highs in the mid 50s.

SUNDAY – MAR 19 – Mostly sunny, breezy and cooler, high in the mid 40s.

MONDAY – MAR 20 – Sunny, high near 50.

MARINE FORECAST: A gale warning is in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday evening for northwest winds gusting to 45 knots, seas 7-10 feet.

OUTLOOK: Small craft advisory likely Wednesday night; advisories possible during the day on Thursday; no advisories expected Thursday night; advisories likely on Friday.

Have a nice day and stay safe!

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