Good morning everyone!
Skies are cloudy early this morning and it is quite mild and muggy, temperatures range from the low 60s in the Clifton area down to the upper 50s further inland, winds are mainly calm. With the higher humidity there are some areas that have patchy fog.
Today we will see a mixture of clouds and sunshine and temperatures will rise well up into the 80s to near 90 in some spots, it also will be humid. A squall line is expected to develop ahead of a cold front. Severe thunderstorms are likely in parts of the area with the best chance of storms will be between 5 and 7 p.m. Strong damaging winds, hail and a slight chance of an isolated tornado is possible along with heavy rain. The cold front will push to our south and east tonight.
Much cooler on Wednesday as the front will be just south of the area and we will have an onshore flow and there is a chance of showers.
Thursday will be milder and mainly dry during the day but there will be a chance of showers at night.
Unsettled weather Friday through the weekend with some heavy rain possible as the front to our south moves slowly north of the area on Saturday. Temperatures will be cool on Friday but become warm and humid by Sunday.
TODAY – MAY 15 – Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms mainly after 4 p.m., some storms may be severe, high in the upper 80s.
TONIGHT – Showers and thunderstorms mainly before 8 p.m., some storms may be severe, low in the low 60s.
WEDNESDAY – MAY 16 – Cloudy and cooler with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, high in the mid 60s.
THURSDAY – MAY 17 – Mostly cloudy, high in the upper 70s. Chance of showers at night.
FRIDAY – MAY 18 – Cloudy and cool with rain likely, high in the low 60s.
SATURDAY – MAY 19 – Rain likely in the morning then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, high in the upper 60s.
SUNDAY – MAY 20 – Mostly cloudy and warmer with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, high near 80.
MONDAY – MAY 21 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, high in the upper 70s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Southerly winds to 15 knots, seas 1 foot.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Wednesday and Thursday with advisories likely Friday and Saturday.
Keep an eye on the weather this afternoon for possible severe storms!