It is a warm and muggy early this Tuesday morning, temperatures range from around 70 in Clifton to the mid 60s inland, skies are overcast, there are a few showers around mainly across the Hudson Valley, winds are calm.
Today will be warm and humid with showers developing this afternoon as a cold front approaches from the west, despite considerable cloud cover temperatures will again approach the 80 degree mark and with dew points around 70 it will feel quite sticky.
The cold front will cross the area on Wednesday and only slowly move offshore resulting in heavy rain tonight through Wednesday night, we may pick up 1-2 inches of well needed rain, after the frontal passage it will become much cooler.
Thursday will be a cool and windy day with some lingering showers, highs may not make it out of the 50s.
Tropical storm Joaquin has formed east of the Bahamas and is expected to move up the coast, depending on the track this storm may give us very heavy rain Friday and Saturday.
TODAY – Cloudy with showers likely by this afternoon with possibly a thunderstorm, humid, high near 80.
TONIGHT – Cloudy with showers and a possible thunderstorm, humid with lows in the upper 60s.
WEDNESDAY – Showers, may be heavy at times, windy with highs in the low 70s in the morning dropping to the 60s in the afternoon.
THURSDAY – Cloudy and windy with a chance of showers, cooler with a high only around 60.
FRIDAY – Rain likely, high near 60.
SATURDAY – Cloudy and breezy with rain likely, high in the upper 60s.
SUNDAY – Mostly cloudy in the morning becoming partly sunny in the afternoon, breezy with a chance of showers, high near 70.
MONDAY – Partly sunny, high near 70.
MARINE FORECAST: Small craft advisory in effect for high seas till 6 a.m. on Thursday, today southeast winds to 9 knots, seas 4-7 feet.
OUTLOOK – Gale watch for Wednesday night into Thursday, gale force winds likely continue Thursday night into Friday morning, at least small craft advisories likely for the weekend depending on the track of Joaquin.
Have a good day!