Hot and dry today and Thursday! Cooler Friday and Saturday! Heat builds back Sunday into early next week! No widespread rain is expected!


Skies are mainly clear early on this Wednesday morning although there is some patchy fog in some inland spots, temperatures range from the upper 60s in Clifton to around 60 inland, winds are light and it is a little muggy outside.

Today we will have a sunny day it will be hot once again with temperatures reaching the low 90s, dew points will be in the mid 60s so it will be a little uncomfortable.

Another sunny and hot day on Thursday but at night a backdoor cold front is expected to cross the area, with this front there may be some scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Cooler and dry Friday into Saturday as the air behind the front will be mainly onshore.

Temperatures rise again Sunday into early next week with our abnormally dry period continuing.

 

THE  FORECAST:

TODAY – Sunny, high in the low 90s.

TONIGHT – Mostly clear, low around 70.

THURSDAY – Sunny, high in the low 90s, chance of showers and thunderstorms at night.

FRIDAY – Partly sunny and cooler, high in the low 80s.

SATURDAY – Sunny, high in the low 80s.

SUNDAY – Sunny, high in the upper 80s.

LABOR DAY – Sunny, high in the low 90s.

TUESDAY – Mostly sunny, high in the low 90s.

 

MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – South-southeast wind to 12 knots, seas 1 foot.  Water temperatures are in the mid 70s.

OUTLOOK – No advisories expected on Thursday with possible small craft advisories for Friday and Saturday, no advisories expected on Sunday.

 

CLIMATE:  August 2015 was warm and dry, the average temperature was 76.3 degrees which was around three degrees warmer than normal and it was the warmest August since 2005.  Precipitation was only 1.54 ” which made this the driest August since 1996.  Only 4.09″ of rain has fallen in the last two months.  Every August day had high temperature of 80 degrees or higher, that is the first time in my records that this occurred in any month since I started records in 1973.  As of today we have had 59 straight 80 degree plus days also a record.

 

Have a good day!

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