Warm and very humid today with scattered showers! Remains of Nate to give our area heavy rain on Columbus Day!


SUNDAY  OCTOBER 8, 2017  5:52 A.M.

We have cloudy skies early on this Sunday morning and there are some light showers in parts of the area, temperatures are unseasonably warm with readings ranging from the low 70s in the Clifton area down to the upper 60s further inland, it is also quite humid with dew points near 70 degrees.   Note that the average low temperature in the Clifton area for this time of year is in the mid 40s.

A front just to our west will cause cloudiness today, it will be warm and very humid today with scattered showers.

The remains of Nate will move through the area on Monday, rain heavy at times especially from 2 to 8 p.m., 1-3 inches of well needed rain is expected.

We should clear out on Tuesday, it will become less humid but with more sunshine it will be quite warm.

Cooler Wednesday and Thursday as high pressure builds off the New England coast, there may be some light rain Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

At this point next weekend looks to be dry with above normal temperatures.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – OCT 8 – Cloudy and humid with a chance of showers and possibly a thunderstorm, high near 80.

TONIGHT – Cloudy and humid with showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, low in the upper 60s.

COLUMBUS DAY – OCT 9 – Cloudy and humid with showers and possibly some thunderstorms, high in the upper 70s.

TUESDAY – OCT 10 – Mostly sunny, warm but becoming less humid, high in the low to mid 80s.

WEDNESDAY – OCT 11 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 70s, chance of showers at night.

THURSDAY – OCT 12   – Partly sunny with a chance of morning showers, high in the upper 60s.

FRIDAY – OCT 13 – Partly sunny, high near 70.

SATURDAY – OCT 14 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 70s.

 

MARINE FORECAST:  A small craft advisory is in effect till 6 p.m. this evening for southwest winds gusting to 25 knots, seas 4-5 feet.

OUTLOOK – Small craft conditions likely on Monday; no advisories expected Tuesday and during the day on Wednesday; small craft conditions likely Wednesday night into Thursday.

 

TROPICS:  Nate has been downgraded to a tropical storm with top winds of 70 mph, the storm is inland near the Mississippi and Alabama border.  Nate is expected to move northeast and be just to our north by Monday evening giving the area much needed rain.

 

Have a nice day!

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