THURSDAY MAY 18, 2017 6:03 A.M.
Skies are partly cloudy early on this Thursday morning and temperatures are unseasonably warm, readings ranging from the mid 70s in Clifton to the low 60s in some inland valleys.
Record highs are likely today as temperatures rise to the mid 90s, skies will be partly sunny. A Bermuda high pressure offshore will continue a west to southwest flow of hot air.
A cold front will cross the area on Friday with no precipitation expected, temperatures will be cooler but still well above normal.
The weekend will be dry and much cooler as a Canadian high pressure builds over the area.
Another cold front will likely give us some shower and thunderstorm activity on Monday. High pressure will give us a dry day on Tuesday, but more showers are possible with another low pressure system moving into the area on Wednesday. Temperatures next week look to be near seasonable levels.
TODAY – MAY 18 – Partly sunny with record high temperatures likely, high in the mid 90s.
TONIGHT – Partly cloudy, low around 70.
FRIDAY – MAY 19 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 80s.
SATURDAY – MAY 20 – Sunny and cooler, high near 70.
SUNDAY – MAY 21 – Partly sunny, high near 70.
MONDAY – MAY 22 – Cloudy with showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms, high in the mid 70s.
TUESDAY – MAY 23 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 70s.
WEDNESDAY – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, high in the low 70s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – South-southwest winds to 11 knots, seas 2 feet. A small craft advisory is posted from 6 p.m this evening until noon on Friday.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected from Friday afternoon through the day on Sunday! Small craft advisories likely Sunday night through Monday night.