As he does with each change of season, artist Jim Fitzmaurice of Rumson created a mural on the side of Fair Haven Hardware in Fair Haven Thursday afternoon. His latest tableau depicts ice skaters on a pond surrounded by snow.
Nature is expected to deliver its own version of winter to the Greater Red Bank Green in coming days. Though freezing temperatures Friday are unlikely to produce much ice on local waters, the area could get a bit of snow and sleet Saturday.
Here’s the extended forecast. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.)
Sunny, with a high near 29. Blustery, with a northwest wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light north after midnight.
Snow likely before 1pm, then rain and snow between 1pm and 4pm, then rain after 4pm. High near 40. Light and variable wind becoming south 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Rain, mainly before 4am. Low around 34. Southwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind around 18 mph.
Mostly clear, with a low around 23.
Martin Luther King Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Mostly clear, with a low around 21.
Sunny, with a high near 37.