Potential for wind damage and some flooding Christmas Eve into Christmas Morning…
Check out this picture of the snow drifts the other day in Green Township, Sussex County, NJ, submitted by Matt Makaus. Thanks for submitting Matt!
I am getting concerned about the potential for wind damage from the development of a strong disturbance along a strong cold front that will pass through our area Christmas morning…
Today through Tuesday will be variably cloudy with a chance of a rain or snow shower, sprinkle, or flurry today, tomorrow night, and Tuesday. Highs will be in the mid 30’s to mid 40’s.
Wednesday is then looking mostly sunny with highs in the mid 30’s to low 40’s.
Christmas Eve, clouds will increase with a chance of a shower in the afternoon and then rain will develop at night as a strong cold front approaches from the west, with a strong disturbance developing along this front. Winds will increase with gusts of up to 50 mph possible at night.
Christmas Day there will be rain, possibly heavy at times in the morning, ending at night. The rain may change to snow in Northeastern PA, with some accumulation possible. It will be very windy in the morning, with gusts up to 60 mph possible. Highs will be in the morning and will range from the mid to upper 30’s in Northeastern PA to the low 50’s on Long Island, then dropping. The highs winds could cause some trees and tree limbs to fall, causing power outages and there could also be some flooding from the heavy rain.
Saturday through next Wednesday are then looking nice with highs gradually rising from the mid 20’s to mid 30’s Saturday, to the upper 20’s to mid 30’s next Sunday, the 30’s next Monday, the 30’s to low 40’s next Tuesday, and the mid 30’s to low 40’s next Wednesday.
New Year’s Eve, clouds will increase with a chance of rain or snow developing at night. Highs will be in the mid 30’s to low 40’s.
New Yea’s Day there will be a chance of rain or snow with highs in the mid 30’s to low 40’s.
Next Saturday will be variably cloudy with highs in the mid 30’s to low 40’s.