HOLIDAY ON THINNING ICE?

hockeyA trio of Rumson and Fair Haven twentysomethings took advantage of the cold weather at McCarter Pond in Fair Haven Tuesday afternoon with a little skating and passing the puck. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)

White Christmas? Unlikely.

Daytime temperatures hereabouts are expected to remain above freezing into the holiday weekend, according to the National Weather Service.

There’s a possibility of snow for Boxing Day, however.

Here’s the day-by-day outlook:

hockey1“Whenever it’s frozen, we come out,” said Mike Buonopane of Rumson, who played hockey at Rumson-Fair Haven Regional. “We all just play — don’t want to give it up.” (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. Northwest wind between 10 and 14 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Northwest wind between 15 and 17 mph.

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Breezy, with a northwest wind between 18 and 22 mph.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. North wind between 13 and 17 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. North wind between 11 and 14 mph.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.

Christmas Day: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.

Saturday Night: A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Sunday: A chance of snow. Cloudy and breezy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Sunday Night: A chance of snow. Cloudy and blustery, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Monday: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy and blustery, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy and blustery, with a low around 20.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny and breezy, with a high near 36.