SUNDAY JUNE 18, 2017 5:48 A.M.
Skies are cloudy early on this Sunday morning and there is some fog in parts of the area, temperatures are warm ranging from the low 70s in the Clifton area to the upper 60s, winds are mostly calm and the humidity is quite high.
A Bermuda high pressure will pump tropical air into the area today, it should be mostly cloudy with some sunny breaks, there is a low chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and evening but most areas should remain dry.
An active weather day for Monday as a cold front approaches the area with warm and very humid air ahead of the front. Widespread shower and thunderstorms activity should develop in the afternoon and continue at night, rainfall amounts of 1-2 inches are expected with some higher amounts possible, a flash flood watch has been issued. Also some of the storms may be severe causing strong gusty winds and possible hail.
The front will cross the area early Tuesday morning with showers possible followed by clearing during the day, temperatures will be warm but the humidity will be much lower.
Wednesday through Saturday will be mainly dry with warm temperatures, there will be chances of afternoon and evening thunderstorms on Wednesday and again towards the weekend as weak disturbances move through the area.
TODAY – JUN 18 – Cloudy with fog this morning then becoming partly sunny with a chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms, humid, high in the mid 80s.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy with a chance of mainly an evening shower and thunderstorm, humid, low in the low 70s.
MONDAY – JUN 19 – Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening, some of the storms may be severe, heavy rain likely in storms, humid, high in the mid 80s.
TUESDAY – JUN 20 – Chance of a shower in the morning then becoming mostly sunny and less humid, high in the mid 80s.
WEDNESDAY – JUN 21 – Mostly sunny with a chance of an afternoon or evening shower or thunderstorm, high in the mid 80s.
THURSDAY – JUN 22 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 80s.
FRIDAY – JUN 23 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 80s, chance of showers at night.
SATURDAY – JUN 24 – Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, high in the mid 80s.
MARINE FORECAST: Small craft advisory in effect till 6 a.m on Tuesday morning; Today – Southerly wind to 30 knots, seas 4-7 feet.
OUTLOOK – Advisories possible for high seas during the day on Tuesday with no advisories expected Tuesday night through Thursday.
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And a Happy Father’s to you to Al !