Mostly cloudy with a chance of light rain or drizzle today! Heavy rain likely Friday night into Saturday! Still a shower possible on Easter!


Good morning!

Skies are mainly cloudy early on this Thursday morning and there are some sprinkles or light rain falling across parts of northwest New Jersey. Temperatures are mild ranging from the low 50s in Clifton down to the middle 40s further inland, winds are light southeast.

A warm front will be approaching the area today, ahead of this front will have considerable cloudiness with a chance of light rain or drizzle, temperatures will be mainly in the low to mid 60s.

The warm front will cross the area tonight and a southerly flow of warmer air will move into the area, overnight lows will only fall to the mid-upper 50s.

Warmer and more humid on Friday, there will be a chance of showers during the day but most of the heavy rain will fall at night.

The front will slowly move through on Saturday with rain possibly heavy at times in the morning, tapering off to scattered showers in the afternoon.

There will still be a chance of showers on Easter Sunday as an upper level low moves through our area although most of the day will stay dry.

Dry and mild weather is expected on Monday as high pressure builds to our north.

A chance of light showers Tuesday night into Wednesday as a weak cold front moves through our area.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – APR 18 – Cloudy with a chance of light rain or drizzle, high in the mid 60s.

TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy, low in the mid 50s.

FRIDAY – APR 19 – Cloudy with a chance of light rain or drizzle in the morning then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon, high in the low 70s. Showers and thunderstorms with possible heavy rain at night.

SATURDAY – APR 20 – Showers and thunderstorms in the morning with heavy rain possible, showers likely in the afternoon, high in the upper 60s.

EASTER SUNDAY – APR 21 – Partly sunny with a chance of a shower, high in the mid 60s.

MONDAY – APR 22 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 70s.

TUESDAY – APR 23 – Partly sunny, high in the low 70s, chance of showers at night.

WEDNESDAY – APR 24 – Partly sunny with a chance of a shower, high in the low 60s.

MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. Friday evening for southerly winds gusting to 30 knots, seas 5-9 feet.

OUTLOOK – Small craft advisories expected to continue Friday night into Saturday; advisories on Sunday due to high seas; no advisories expected for Monday.

Have a nice day!

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