THURSDAY JULY 13, 2017 5:44 A.M.
Skies are partly cloudy early on this Thursday morning and it is quite warm with temperatures ranging from the upper 70s in the Clifton area to the upper 60s further inland, it continues to be humid with dew points near 70 degrees.
Today will be a hot and humid day as temperatures reach the 90s and with the dew point near 70 it will make it feel like close to 100. Most of the morning into the middle part of this afternoon will remain dry but showers and thunderstorms will develop by late this afternoon and continue tonight as a cold front approaches the area.
Friday will be much cooler and a little less humid as the frontal system will slowly move south of the area, clouds and a light onshore wind will keep high temperatures in the 70s. Rain and thunderstorms some heavy in the morning, maybe a break in the rain around midday but more showers and thunderstorms are likely in the afternoon as another front approaches from the northwest. Rainfall amounts Thursday night through Friday will average 1-3 inches.
The weekend weather looks very nice with seasonably warm temperatures and moderate humidity along with plenty of sunshine.
Near seasonable temperatures through the middle of next week and we should have partly sunny skies but there is a low chance of showers Monday and Tuesday afternoon and evening.
TODAY – JUL 13 – Mostly sunny, hot and humid with a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m. some of the storms may be accompanied by heavy rain and strong gusty winds, high in the mid 90s.
TONIGHT – Cloudy and humid with showers and thunderstorms likely, some storms may be accompanied by heavy rain, low around 70.
FRIDAY – JUL 14 – Cloudy and cooler with showers and thunderstorms likely, some storms will again be accompanied by heavy rain, high in the mid 70s.
SATURDAY – JUL 15 – Cloudy early then becoming mostly sunny, high in the mid 80s.
SUNDAY – JUL 16 – Sunny, high in the upper 80s.
MONDAY – JUL 17 – Partly sunny with a chance of an afternoon shower or thunderstorm, high in the mid 80s.
TUESDAY – JUL 18 – Partly sunny with a chance of an afternoon shower or thunderstorm, high in the mid 80s.
WEDNESDAY – JUL 19 – Mostly sunny, high near 90.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Southwest wind to 9 knots, seas 1 foot. Belmar’s ocean temperature is 71 degrees.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Thursday through Monday.
Have a nice day!