Winds Slowly Abate Today. Bright, but Cold Friday…



The pressure gradient between low pressure in Eastern Canada and high pressure over the Great Lakes will weaken today. This will result in the wicked winds slowly abating through the day. Highs will most likely remain just below freezing, despite the sunshine.

The weekend forecast will continue to reminds us that it’s January.  Saturday will start off with sun but clouds will roll in during the afternoon. A few flurries are possible by late day.

The potential for light snow or snow showers remains for Saturday night and Sunday morning. Areas North of the City may not see a flake and the sun may return for the second half of Sunday for all areas.

The low never becomes strong until it’s way off the coast. The Northern and Southern jet do not phase and are progressive; but what happens is there’s enough energy from both streams to produce some light snow or flurries across the areas on Saturday night and Sunday morning as seen on both the GFS and European models below. The light snow shield brushes the NYC vicinity. The airmass will be very dry so how much light snow falls remains to be seen. It maybe just a few snow showers.  Areas to the North of the City may not see any snow.  You know where to find a no hype, no nonsense forecast.

Stay tuned.


Mostly sunny, breezy and cold. Highs around 30º. Northwest winds at 10-20mph. Wind chills in the 20s.


Mostly clear. Frigid. Lows in the lower 20s in the City, the upper single digits and teens inland. Northwest winds diminishing to 5-10mph.


Sun to afternoon clouds. Slight chance of late day flurries. Cold. Highs around freezing.


Mostly cloudy. Potential for light snow or snow showers in the morning, especially South of the City. Highs around freezing.


Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s.


Partly sunny. Highs around 40º.