SNOW PAINTER’S MIND IS ELSEWHERE

mike-mccrink-120211redbankgreen came upon muralist Mike McCrink of Atlantic Highlands painting a snowscape on the side of the Investor Savings Bank on White Street in Red Bank last Friday, and, naturally, the conversation turned to the weather. “I hate snow,” said McCrink. “If it was totally up to me, I’d be somewhere in the Caribbean.” (Click to enlarge)

Speaking of weather… there’s not a flake in sight in the National Weather Service forecast for the week:

Today: Widespread dense fog, mainly before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. South wind between 5 and 8 mph.

Tonight: A chance of showers, mainly after 1am. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Areas of fog before 7am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 62. West wind between 9 and 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tuesday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 43. North wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Wednesday: A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 49. North wind between 7 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Wednesday Night: A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Thursday: A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 34.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 45.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 31.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 43