Good morning everyone!
Skies are mostly clear early this morning and temperatures are quite warm with readings ranging from the low 70s in the Clifton area down to around 60 further inland, winds are light.
High pressure will be moving off the coast as a backdoor cold front approaches from the north. During the day today we should have partly to mostly sunny skies and temperatures rising to near 90 degrees, the humidity will be much higher than the last few days with dew points in the 60s. The front will cause some shower and thunderstorm activity late this afternoon into tonight, some of the storms may be accompanied by heavy rain.
The front will cross the area around daybreak on Sunday with a much cooler onshore flow and with the clouds and showers, daytime highs will not rise much if at all with highs only in the 60s.
Memorial Day will likely be dry but with cool tempertures continuing.
Warmer and dry on Tuesday.
Dry weather with seasonably warm temperatures Wednesday through the day on Thursday.
Another frontal system along with some tropical moisture from sub-tropical storm Alberto may give us showers late Thursday into Friday.
TODAY – MAY 26 – Increasing cloudiness, hot and humid with a chance of showers and thunderstorms mainly after 4 p.m. high near 90.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy with showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms, low in the low 60s.
SUNDAY – MAY 27 – Cloudy and much cooler with rain likely mainly before noon, highs only in the 60s.
MEMORIAL DAY – MAY 28 – Mostly cloudy, high in the mid 70s.
TUESDAY – MAY 29 – Mostly sunny and warm, high in the upper 80s.
WEDNESDAY – MAY 30 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 70s.
THURSDAY – MAY 31 – Mostly cloudy, high in the mid 70s, chance of showers and thunderstorms at night.
FRIDAY – JUN 1 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, high near 80.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Southerly winds to 13 knots seas 2 feet. Belmar’s ocean temperature is 60 degrees.
OUTLOOK – A small craft advisory has been posted effective from noon till midnight on Sunday; no advisories expected Monday through Wednesday.
Enjoy the holiday weekend!