Warm and humid today with a chance of strong thunderstorms! A lingering shower possible on Saturday! Sunny and less humid on Sunday!


Good morning everyone!

Skies are mostly clear but there is some fog in some of the inland valleys, temperatures range from the low 70s in the Clifton area down to the low 60s further inland, winds are mainly calm and the humidity is high.

Today will start off sunny but we should see an increase in high clouds as a front approaches from the west.  Showers and thunderstorms should develop this afternoon and some storms may become strong to severe into this evening with heavy rain, strong gusty winds and possibly some hail.  High temperatures today will be similar to yesterday with readings near 90.  The humidity will remain high with dew points near 70 degrees.

There is still a chance of a lingering shower on Saturday as the cold front will slowly move through the area, temperatures will be warm but the humidity will slowly drop by the afternoon.

Sunday and Monday look to be very nice summer days with seasonably warm temperature and lower humidity as high pressure builds over the area.

The nice weather will be short lived as the high offshore strengthens and a trough of low pressure will be to our west which will cause a southerly flow of tropical air once again with showers and thunderstorms possible from Tuesday afternoon through Thursday.  Some of the storms may be accompanied by heavy rain.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – JUL 27 – Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon, some storms may be accompanied by heavy rain, strong gusty winds and small hail, high in the upper 80s.

TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely, some storms may be accompanied by heavy rain, strong gusty winds and small hail, low in the low 70s.

SATURDAY – JUL 28 – Partly sunny with a chance of a shower or thunderstorm, becoming less humid in the afternoon, high in the upper 80s.

SUNDAY – JUL 29 – Sunny and less humid, high in the mid 80s.

MONDAY – JUL 30 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 80s.

TUESDAY – JUL 31 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms mostly in the afternoon, becoming more humid, high in the mid 80s.

WEDNESDAY – AUG 1 – Mostly cloudy and humid with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, high in the upper 80s.

THURSDAY – AUG 2 – Mostly cloudy and humid with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, high in the upper 80s.

 

MARINE FORECAST:  TODAY – Southerly winds to 11 knots, seas 2-3 feet.   Belmar’s ocean temperature is 74 degrees.

OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Saturday through Tuesday.

 

Have a good day!

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