Dry today with pleasant temperatures! Hermine to batter coastal areas tomorrow through Tuesday!


Skies are mostly cloudy early on this Saturday morning and temperatures are ranging from the low 60s in the Clifton area to the mid 50s inland, winds are light and the humidity is low.

High clouds will increase today as Tropical Storm Hermine moves off the Carolina coast, we should remain dry today with most high temperatures in the 70s.

Hermine is expected to move north and then stall off the New Jersey coast and may influence our weather through the middle of the week.  Rain from the storm may hold off until Sunday night and continue through Labor Day, not much heavy rain is anticipated in our area but winds will pick up and reach tropical storm strength tomorrow night and last through Tuesday with gusts up to 50 mph possible which can cause power outages, less wind inland but higher winds are expected over coastal areas.  Major coastal flooding is likely along with beach erosion and strong rip currents.

The storm will finally move out of the area by Wednesday with warm to hot weather expected for late this week into next weekend.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – Mostly cloudy, high in the upper 70s.

TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy, low in the low 60s.

SUNDAY – Mostly cloudy, becoming windy, high in the upper 70s.  Chance of rain in the evening with wind gusts above 50 mph.

LABOR DAY – Cloudy and very windy with a chance of rain, high in the upper 70s, wind gusts above 50 mph possible.

TUESDAY – Mostly sunny and windy, high in the low 80s.

WEDNESDAY – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 80s.

THURSDAY – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 80s.

FRIDAY – Mostly sunny and hot, high in the low 90s.

 

MARINE FORECAST:  Tropical storm warnings are in effect.  Today – east-northeast wind to 21 knots, seas 6 feet.  Water temperatures are in the upper 70s.  High rip currents expected.

OUTLOOK – Tropical storm conditions possible through Wednesday.

 

Have a good day!

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