Good morning everyone!
Skies are mostly clear early this morning and it is quite warm and muggy with temperatures ranging from the upper 70s in the Clifton area down to 70 further inland, winds are mainly calm. Yesterday in Clifton the temperature went up to 99 degrees making this the hottest reading since July 18, 2012.
We will have our 5th day of the heatwave today but high temperatures will be a couple of degrees lower than yesterday but the humidity will be higher with dew points in the oppressive low to mid 70s. A weak disturbance will give us a chance of an afternoon or evening shower or thunderstorm.
Quite warm and humid tomorrow and on Thursday but we should remain dry.
A cold front will cross the area on Friday with showers and thunderstorms likely.
The cold front will be followed by a much cooler and drier air mass for the weekend.
TODAY – JUL 3 – Partly sunny, hot and humid with a chance of an afternoon shower or thunderstorm, high in the low 90s. An excessive heat warning remains in effect.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy and humid with a chance of an evening shower or thunderstorm, low in the mid 70s.
INDEPENDENCE DAY – JUL 4 – Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny, humid, high in the upper 80s.
THURSDAY – JUL 5 – Partly sunny and humid, high in the upper 80s.
FRIDAY – JUL 6 – Mostly cloudy and humid with showers and thunderstorms likely, high in the mid 80s.
SATURDAY – JUL 7 – Sunny, cooler and much less humid, high in the low 80s.
SUNDAY – JUL 8 – Sunny, high in the mid 80s.
MONDAY – JUL 9 – Sunny, high in the mid 80s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Southeast wind to 8 knots, seas 1-2 feet. Belmar’s ocean temperature is 69 degrees.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Wednesday and Thursday; possible small craft conditions Friday and Saturday.
Continue to keep cool!