At daybreak this morning skies are cloudy, temperatures are in the low 60s and the humidity is quite high with some fog in the area.
The main area of rain is now moving into western areas of New Jersey and will slowly move eastward with rain should start in the Clifton area around 9am. Rain will fall heavy at times into this evening before ending shortly after midnight, expect 1-2 inches of rainfall, a flash flood watch is in effect.
We dry out for the weekend and it will be a nice spring weekend with lower humidity, plenty of sunshine and high temperatures near normal.
Pleasant weather will continue into the middle part of next week with plenty of sunshine except for some afternoon cloudiness, temperatures will continue to be seasonably mild.
Next chance of showers will be Wednesday night into Thursday.
The forecast: Today – Rain, heavy at times with a chance of a thunderstorm, high near 70.
Tonight – Rain, heavy at times with a chance of a thunderstorm ending around midnight, low in the mid 50s.
Saturday – Mostly sunny, high in the low 70s.
Sunday – Mostly sunny, high in the low 70s.
Monday – Mostly sunny, high near 70.
Tuesday – Mostly sunny, high in the low 70s.
Wednesday – Partly sunny, high in the low 70s, chance of showers at night.
Thursday – Partly sunny with a chance of showers, high near 70.
Marine Forecast: Small craft advisory in effect until 6pm Saturday. Today – Southeast wind gusting to 30 knots, seas 7-10 feet.
Outlook – No advisories expected Saturday night through Tuesday.
Have a good day.