Good morning everyone!
Skies are mostly clear early this morning and it is warm and muggy with temperatures ranging from the mid 70s in the Clifton area down to the mid 60s further inland, winds are light and the humidity is high with dew points near 70. Yesterday I recorded .68 inches of rainfall.
Today will be a hot and humid day and we should see plenty of sunshine, there is a low chance of an afternoon or evening shower or thunderstorm. Temperatures will rise to the low 90s and with the dew point in the low 70s will cause heat indexes to approach 100 degrees, a heat advisory is in effect.
A cold front approaching the area will cause showers and thunderstorms to develop on Tuesday, some heavy rain is possible with these storms. It will continue to be very warm and humid.
High pressure will build into the area on Wednesday and will dominate our weather through Friday with plenty of sunshine each day along with seasonably warm temperatures and low humidity.
Unsettled weather for this upcoming weekend as a front and low pressure move into the area. The humidity will rise along with a chance of showers, at this time the best chance of rain this weekend will be on Sunday.
TODAY – JUL 16 – Mostly sunny with a chance of a shower and thunderstorm mainly after 3 p.m, hot and humid, high in the low 90s.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy with a chance of a shower or thunderstorm, mainly before midnight, muggy, low in the mid 70s.
TUESDAY – JUL 17 – Cloudy with showers and thunderstorms mainly in the afternoon and evening, heavy downpours likely, humid, high near 90.
WEDNESDAY – JUL 18 – Sunny and much less humid, high in the upper 70s.
THURSDAY – JUL 19 – Sunny, high in the mid 80s.
FRIDAY – JUL 20 – Sunny, high in the mid 80s
SATURDAY – JUL 21 – Partly sunny and more humid with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, high in the low 80s.
SUNDAY – JUL 22 – Mostly cloudy and humid with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, high in the mid 80s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Southerly winds to 9 knots, seas 1 foot. Belmar’s ocean temperature is 72 degrees.
OUTLOOK – Small craft advisories likely on Tuesday; no advisories expected Wednesday through Friday.