Good morning everyone!
It is another muggy early morning under mostly cloudy skies, temperatures range from the upper 70s in the Clifton area down to around 70 further inland. Some showers are falling in some inland areas. Humidity continues to be high with dew points in the 70s. Winds are from the southeast 5-10 mph.
We are stuck in the same pattern with strong high pressure over the Atlantic and a front to our west. Southeast winds with high humidity will continue today, there will be some showers mainly inland while the coastal areas should remain dry.
The front will come closer to our area on Wednesday which will cause widespread rain across our entire area through Wednesday night. Rainfall will average 1-3 inches with higher amounts possible. Temperatures will be slightly lower but the humidity will stay high.
Drier and somewhat warmer air for Thursday and Friday but the humidity will stay high along with a chance of a shower both days.
A cold front will cross the area Friday night and at this time the weekend looks mainly dry except for a possible shower Saturday morning, humidity will be lower.
Looking ahead it looks like the humidity along with wet weather will return next week.
TODAY – JUL 24 – Mostly cloudy this morning then partly sunny this afternoon, humid with a chance of showers, high in the low 80s.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy and humid with a chance of showers, low in the low 70s.
WEDNESDAY – JUL 25 – Cloudy with showers and possibly a thunderstorm, humid, rain heavy at times, high in the upper 70s.
THURSDAY – JUL 26 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of shower in the morning then becoming partly sunny, humid, high in the mid 80s.
FRIDAY – JUL 27 – Mostly sunny with a chance of a shower, humid, high in the upper 80s.
SATURDAY – JUL 28 – Chance of a morning shower then becoming mostly sunny and less humid, high in the mid 80s.
SUNDAY – JUL 29 – Partly sunny, high in the mid 80s.
MONDAY – JUL 30 – Partly sunny in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy in the afternoon with a chance of a shower, high in the mid 80s.
MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect until 8 a.m. Wednesday morning for southerly winds to 25 knots, seas 4-7 feet. Belmar’s ocean temperature is 73 degrees. There is a high risk of dangerous rip currents.
OUTLOOK – Small craft advisories expected to continue Wednesday and Thursday; no advisories expected for Friday and Saturday.
Have a nice day!