Good morning everyone!
Skies are mostly clear early on this Thursday morning and early temperatures range from 30 in Clifton down to 21 at High Point. Winds are gusty out of the northwest.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR MARCH 30TH:
AVERAGE HIGH: 54 AVERAGE LOW: 36
RECORD HIGH: 84 – 1998 RECORD LOW: 23 – 2008
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 58 LOW: 34 PRECIPITATION: NONE
A cold front crossed the area shortly after midnight with some showers and followed by a brisk northwest flow of colder air. Today will be chilly with highs only in the 40s and a brisk wind will make it feel colder, skies will be mostly sunny as high pressure builds into our area.
The high pressure will move off the coast on Friday causing an increase in clouds with showers developing by late afternoon and continuing through the night. With a southerly flow high temperatures will be mainly in the upper 50s.
Saturday looks to be a rather stormy day as a strong frontal system will be in our area. A strong southerly flow with gusts to 35 mph will help cause temperatures to rise to near 70 degrees. Showers and possibly some thunderstorms during the day. The cold front with the system will move through at night.
Sunday will be a cooler and breezy day but we should see plenty of sunshine.
Milder Monday through the mid week period with only a low chance of some showers on Wednesday as a weak frontal system approaches our area.
TODAY – MAR 30 – Sunny, breezy and cool today, highs in the upper 40s.
TONIGHT – Mostly clear, low in the low 30s.
FRIDAY – MAR 31 – Increasing cloudiness with a chance of showers after 2 p.m., high in the upper 50s.
SATURDAY – APR 1 – Showers and possibly at thunderstorm, highs near 70, wind gusts to 35 mph.
SUNDAY – APR 2 – Sunny and breezy, high in the low 50s.
MONDAY – APR 3 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 60s.
TUESDAY – APR 4 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 60s.
WEDNESDAY – APR 5 – Partly sunny with a chance of showers, highs in the mid 60s.
MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect till 10 a.m. Northwest winds diminishing this afternoon with gusts to 15 knots, seas 3-5 feet.
OUTLOOK: Advisories possible on Friday; gales likely on Saturday; advisories possible Sunday and Monday.
Have a nice day and stay safe!