SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 16, 2017 5:50 A.M.
Skies are mostly fair although there is some fog in some inland places, temperatures range from the upper 60s in the Clifton area down to the upper 50s further inland, winds are mainly calm.
High pressure over the northeast will give our area warm temperatures this weekend, highs both days will be in the 80s with moderate humidity. There is a chance of an isolated shower over inland areas this afternoon but most areas will remain dry.
Hurricane Jose is expected to move north up the coast about 200 miles east of our area, the storm may give us some rain and wind mostly over coastal areas Tuesday into early on Wednesday, even though the track will be offshore there will be heavy surf and possible coastal flooding along with dangerous rip currents.
Improving weather from Wednesday afternoon through Friday, temperatures will be seasonably warm.
TODAY – SEP 16 – Partly sunny, high in the low 80s.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy, low in the mid 60s.
SUNDAY – SEP 17 – Partly sunny, high in the low 80s.
MONDAY – SEP 18 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 70s, chance of showers at night.
TUESDAY – SEP 19 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, high in the mid 70s.
WEDNESDAY – SEP 20 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, high near 80.
THURSDAY – SEP 21 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 80s.
FRIDAY – SEP 22 – Mostly sunny, high near 80.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – East winds to 6 knots, seas 3 feet. A small craft advisory has been posted for high seas effective from 6 p.m. this evening until 6 p.m Sunday evening.
OUTLOOK – Possible tropical storm conditions Monday night through Wednesday from Jose.
TROPICS: Hurricane Jose has top winds of 80 MPH and is located in the Western Atlantic, Jose is expected to move northward off the east coast early next week while slowly weakening.
NOTE: – On this day in 1999 Hurricane Floyd gave the area very heavy rain and serious flooding.
Have a nice weekend!