With partly cloudy skies early morning temperatures have fallen to a more seasonable levels with readings near 50 degrees in Clifton and the 40s inland.
Quiet weather today as the strong cold front has moved offshore. That front caused some brief damaging wind gusts in our area with even a funnel cloud reported over Paterson.
Dry weather will continue into Wednesday with seasonable temperatures.
A low pressure that is actually the remains of Tropical Storm Karen off the southeast coast will move slowly northward giving our area chances of rain from Thursday into Saturday, winds will be brisk out of the northeast during this time frame, high temperatures will be below normal but lows will be slightly above normal.
Dry with seasonable temperatures later in the weekend into early next week.
The forecast: Today – Sunny, high near 70.
Tonight – Clear, low in the upper 40s.
Wednesday – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 60s.
Thursday – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the low to mid 60s.
Friday – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the low to mid 60s.
Saturday – Partly sunny with a chance of rain, high near 70.
Sunday – Mostly cloudy, high in the upper 60s.
Monday – Mostly cloudy, high near 70.
Marine Forecast: Today – North-northeast wind to 22 knots, seas up to 3 feet. Small craft advisory issued from 11pm tonight till 6am on Thursday.
Outlook – Advisories will probably extend into the weekend due to a persistent northeast flow.
Have a very pleasant day!