Skies are partly cloudy early this Thursday morning and temperatures are warm again with readings ranging from the mid 70s here in Clifton to the upper 60s further inland, the humidity is higher than the last few days as dew points have risen to the steamy low 70s.
Today we will see an increase of clouds as a cold front approaches the area, thunderstorms are likely this afternoon and evening which may produce very heavy rain and strong gusty winds, with the clouds temperatures will be lower than yesterday but the humidity will be higher. The cold front will cross the area with thunderstorms ending by midnight followed by clearing and less humid air.
Friday through the weekend will be hot with plenty of sunshine but with more comfortable humidity.
Continued above normal temperatures through the middle of next week with the best chance of shower activity will be on Tuesday. Humidity will be a little higher Monday and Tuesday and then fall to more comfortable levels on Wednesday.
TODAY – Increasing cloudiness with showers and thunderstorms likely developing mainly after 2 p.m., some of these storms will contain heavy rain and strong gusty winds, quite humid with a high near 90.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, clearing and less humid after midnight, low around 70.
FRIDAY – Sunny and hot but less humid, high in the low 90s.
SATURDAY – Mostly sunny, high in the low 90s.
SUNDAY – Mostly sunny, high in the low 90s.
MONDAY – Mostly sunny, high in the low 90s.
TUESDAY – Mostly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, high in the low 90s.
WEDNESDAY – Mostly sunny, high near 90.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – South-southwest winds to 14 knots, seas 2 feet. Water temperatures are in the mid 70s.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected through Monday.
Have a good day!