Good morning everyone!
Skies are mostly cloudy early this morning and temperatures range from the upper 60s in the Clifton area down to the upper 50s further inland, winds are light northeasterly. Yesterday we had .07″ of rainfall.
After having measurable rainfall on 12 of the last 19 days today should end up dry except for possible morning drizzle along coastal areas. Some sunshine this afternoon will bring temperatures a few degrees higher than yesterday when the high temperatures was only in the low 70s. High pressure will be moving off the New England coast. The humidity will be comfortable with dew points mainly in the low 60s.
A warm front approaching the area on Tuesday will cause the humidity to rise with dew points reaching the oppressive low 70s once again. Showers and thunderstorms are likely late Tuesday into Wednesday morning when a cold front crosses the area. Some of the rain may be heavy at times with flash flooding a possibility.
After the front goes by we will finally have an excellent stretch of nice late summer weather Thursday through the weekend with plenty of sunshine along with comfortable humidity.
TODAY – AUG 20 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 70s.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy, low in the mid 60s.
TUESDAY – AUG 21 – Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely developing mainly after 4 p.m., more humid, high in the upper 70s.
WEDNESDAY – AUG 22 – Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, high in the mid 80s.
THURSDAY – AUG 23 – Sunny and much less humid, high near 80.
FRIDAY – AUG 24 – Sunny, high in the low 80s.
SATURDAY – AUG 25 – Sunny, high in the low 80s.
SUNDAY – AUG 26 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 80s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Northeast wind to 15 knots, seas 3-5 feet. Belmar’s ocean temperature is 77 degrees.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected during the day on Tuesday; possible small craft conditions Tuesday night into Wednesday; no advisories again expected Thursday and Friday.
Have a nice day!