Increasing clouds and cool today! Heavy rain likely on Friday! Some showers possible over the weekend!


THURSDAY  MAY 4, 2017  5:52 A.M.

Our area has mostly clear conditions early on this Thursday morning and with the clear skies and light winds there is a wide range of temperatures ranging from the mid 40s in the Clifton area down to the low 30s with some frost in some areas of northwest New Jersey.

High pressure will be moving off the coast today and we should see an increase in clouds by this afternoon as a storm system over the Tennessee Valley moves toward our area, rain from this system should hold off until after midnight.

The low pressure system will move into our area on Friday causing rain heavy at times with possibly some thunderstorms, rainfall amounts of 1-2 inches are expected.

The service low pressure will move away on Saturday but an upper low will be in our area for the weekend giving us cool conditions with possible showers but most of the time it will be dry.

Cool and mainly dry weather Monday through Wednesday of next week.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – MAY 4 – Increasing cloudiness, high in the low 60s.

TONIGHT – Rain developing mainly after 4 a.m., low around 50.

FRIDAY – MAY 5 – Rain with possible thunderstorms, rain may be heavy at times, high in the low 60s, rainfall amounts of 1-2 inches expected.

SATURDAY – MAY 6   – Mostly cloudy with showers likely mainly in the afternoon, high in the mid 60s.

SUNDAY – MAY 7 – Partly sunny with a chance of a shower, high near 60.

MONDAY – MAY 8 – Mostly cloudy, high in the upper 50s.

TUESDAY – MAY 9 – Partly sunny, high near 60.

WEDNESDAY – MAY 10 – Partly sunny, high in the low 60s.

 

MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – East winds to 11 knots, seas  1 foot.

OUTLOOK – A small craft advisory has been posted from 10 p.m. tonight until 6 p.m. on Friday; advisories likely to be continued from Friday night into the day on Sunday; no advisories expected Sunday night through Monday.

 

May the fourth be with you!

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