Becoming cloudy and cool with rain from late in the day into Sunday!


SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 2, 2017 7:23 A.M.

Skies are partly cloudy early on this Saturday morning and temperatures are quite cool ranging from around 50 in the Clifton area to some upper 30s in some of the cooler spots in northwest New Jersey, winds are light northeast.

Today we will see an increase in clouds as high pressure moves off the coast and the remains of Harvey approaches the area, there is a chance of rain late this afternoon but most rain will hold off till tonight, it will be cool.

The rain will taper off on Sunday morning with some showers lingering to the early afternoon, temperatures will not be as cool.

Labor Day will be the best day of the holiday weekend with plenty of sunshine and seasonably warm temperatures.

Tuesday will be quite warm with showers possible at night as a cold front approaches from the west.

The front will be slow moving so showers are possible Wednesday and Thursday with cooler temperatures.

Friday we should see clearing with continued cooler than average temperatures.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY SEP 2 – Increasing cloudiness with a chance of rain mainly after 4 p.m., high near 70.

TONIGHT – Rain mainly after 7 p.m., low in the low 60s.

SUNDAY SEP 3 – Rain tapering off to showers around 10 a.m., with a chance of showers into the early afternoon, high in the mid 70s.

LABOR DAY SEP 4 – Sunny, high in the mid 70s.

TUESDAY SEP 5 – Mostly sunny and quite warm, high in the upper 80s, chance of showers at night.

WEDNESDAY SEP 6 – Mostly cloudy with showers likely, high near 80.

THURSDAY SEP 7 – Cloudy with a chance of showers, high in the low 70s.

FRIDAY SEP 8 – Partly sunny, high in the mid 70s.

 

MARINE FORECAST – TODAY – East to northeast wind to 12 knots, seas 2 feet. A small craft advisory is posted from 6 p.m. this evening until 6 a.m. Sunday morning. Belmar’s ocean temperature is 74 degrees, there is a high risk of dangerous rip currents today.

OUTLOOK – Possible small craft conditions lingering into Sunday, no advisories expected Sunday night and Monday, possibly small craft conditions Tuesday and Wednesday.

 

TROPICS:  Hurricane Irma well out in the Atlantic with top winds of 110 mph, models are showing that the storm may affect the east coast next weekend as a major hurricane.

 

Have a nice and safe holiday weekend!

 

 

 

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