Quite warm and humid with scattered thunderstorms possible today and on Wednesday! Hot and humid Thursday and Friday!


TUESDAY  JULY 18, 2017  5:55 A.M.

Skies are mostly clear early on this Tuesday morning and temperatures range from near 70 in the Clifton area to the low 60s further inland. Winds are mainly calm and the humidity is high with some fog over some inland areas.

Yesterday in Clifton there were only a few drops of rain, while parts of inland New Jersey had 1-2 inches of rainfall in the evening.

July 18th has more 90 degree days than any day of the year since 1973 with 22 of the last 44 years in which we reached that level.  Today will be quite warm but we should just be short of the 90 degree mark as highs are expected to be in the upper 80s.  It will be humid with dew points around 70 degrees.  There is a chance of scattered thunderstorms this afternoon and evening but most areas will remain dry.

Quite warm and humid again on Wednesday with again a chance of scattered afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms.

Thursday and Friday should be mainly dry but hot and continued humid.

At this point the weekend looks to be quite warm and humid with some scattered showers and thunderstorms.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – JUL 18 – Mostly sunny and humid with a chance of showers and thunderstorms mainly after 2 p.m. high in the upper 80s.

TONIGHT – Partly cloudy, low in the low 70s.

WEDNESDAY – JUL 19 – Mostly sunny with a chance of an afternoon shower or thunderstorm, humid with a high near 90.

THURSDAY – JUL 20 – Mostly sunny, hot and humid, high in the low 90s.

FRIDAY – JUL 21 – Mostly sunny, hot and humid, high in the mid 90s.

SATURDAY – JUL 22 – Partly sunny with a chance of afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms, high near 90.

SUNDAY – JUL 23 – Partly sunny with a chance of afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms, high near 90.

MONDAY – JUL 24 – Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, high near 90.

 

MARINE FORECAST:  TODAY – Southerly winds to 9 knots, seas 1 foot.  Belmar’s ocean temperature is 73 degrees.

OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Wednesday through Saturday.

 

Have a nice day!

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