Whatever snow is left on the ground after Friday night's storm should be washed away by the end of today according to the National Weather Service.
With a high near 51 most of the rainfall across our area should be done before the evening rush hour but we could get close to half an inch of rain according to the latest forecasts.
The rain could continue into tonight but not much precipitation is expected with a low of 37 degrees and eventually making for a clear night.
The clouds are expected to largely stay away on Tuesday with a mostly sunny day and a high temperature of 45 degrees before dropping to a low of 27 on Tuesday night.
Wednesday looks to be a mostly cloudy day with a high of 41. As of Sunday afternoon the National Weather Service is reporting at least a 50 percent chance of snow on Wednesday night with a low temperature of 30 degrees expected.
The forecast for Thursday calls for a high near 43 and a low of 30 with a similar forecast to end the week on Friday.
The National Weather Service's forecast for the Long Branch Eatontown area:
- Today: Periods of rain, mainly before 5pm. High near 49. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
- Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 37. West wind 13 to 17 mph.
- Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy, with a west wind 18 to 23 mph.
- Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 33. West wind 11 to 17 mph.
- Wednesday: A chance of rain after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. West wind 6 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
- Wednesday Night: A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.