Light rain is falling over the area after having a very strong thunderstorm move through around 4:30 a.m. Temperatures that were near 70 just before the storms moved through the area, have dropped down to the upper 50s now in Clifton to the low 50s further inland. Gusty winds with the storms have now become lighter.
The cold front that caused the storms will be moving offshore and we will see some partial sunshine. High temperatures in the 60s this morning will drop to the 50s by late this morning and into the 40s by sunset. Winds will pick up and become strong with gusts to 45 mph possible, a wind advisory is in effect.
Tuesday will be a dry and cool day, winds will still be a little gusty but not as strong as today.
Wednesday will continue to be dry with seasonable temperatures as high pressure moves off the coast.
Unsettled weather Thursday into the weekend as a warm front slowly moves through the area followed by a cold front on Saturday. Some light rain is possible on Thursday with heavier rain and milder temperatures Friday into Saturday.
Most of Easter Sunday will be dry with seasonably mild temperatures but there may be a couple of showers in the morning.
TODAY – APR 15 – Thunderstorm ending early this morning, remaining mostly cloudy and become very windy, temperatures in the low 60s this morning will drop to the 50s by this afternoon. Wind gusts to 45 mph possible.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy early then clearing and continue windy, low in the upper 30s.
TUESDAY – APR 16 – Sunny and breezy, high in the mid 60s.
WEDNESDAY – APR 17 – Partly sunny, high in the mid 60s.
THURSDAY – APR 18 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of light rain, high in the low 60s.
FRIDAY – APR 19 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, high near 70.
SATURDAY – APR 20 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, high in the upper 60s.
EASTER SUNDAY – APR 21 – Chance of an early shower then becoming partly sunny, high in the mid 60s.
MARINE FORECAST: A gale warning is in effect until 6 a.m. Tuesday morning for southwest winds gusting to 35 knots this morning becoming northwest and gusting to 40 knots this afternoon and tonight, seas 6-9 feet.
OUTLOOK – Small craft advisories Tuesday morning; no advisories expected Tuesday afternoon through the day on Thursday; small craft advisories likely Thursday night through Friday with gale gusts possible on Friday.
Have a nice day!