A BIT OF FROSTY ON THE WINDOW

harry-scanlonDressed-for-the-weather sign painter Harry Scanlon of Fair Haven dresses up the windows at the New Corner Restaurant in Red Bank on Thursday. (Click to enlarge)

Whoa! Temperatures in the twenties! It’s beginning to feel a lot like Hanukkah (or, if you prefer, Chanukah)— which begins at sundown tonight.

Temps fell below 30 this morning, and will do so overnight tonight and Saturday night. Daytime temperatures will get just above freezing today and hover in the mid-30s tomorrow, according to the National Weather Service.

Here’s the full seven-day forecast for our area:

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a west wind between 17 and 24 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind between 14 and 18 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 36. West wind between 10 and 14 mph.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Sunday: A slight chance of snow before 10am, then rain. High near 42. South wind between 5 and 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Sunday Night: A chance of rain, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 47.

Monday Night: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tuesday: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tuesday Night: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.