Milder today with drizzle this morning and a chance of showers this afternoon! Cooler on Friday with a chance of showers! Rain likely Saturday night into Sunday!


Good morning!

Skies are cloudy and there is some fog and drizzle in many parts of the area, temperatures range from the low 50s in Clifton down to the upper 40s further inland, winds are mainly calm.

A warm front will move over our area today, some drizzle this morning, then it should remain mostly cloudy, there will be a chance of showers this afternoon and evening. Temperatures are quite tricky depending if the front moves to our north or not, coastal areas may stay in the 60s and inland areas could reach the 80s. The front will then move to our south later this afternoon as a backdoor cold front.

Friday will be a cooler day as we will have an onshore flow and there will be a continued chance of showers, although much of the day will be dry.

Saturday looks to be dry and mild during the day but a stronger disturbance will give us rain Saturday night into Sunday, rainfall amounts with this system will be around one inch. Temperatures will be cooler on Sunday.

Fair and seasonably mild temperatures Monday and Tuesday followed by a chance of showers again Tuesday night into Wednesday.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – MAY 2 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of drizzle this morning, then a chance of showers this afternoon, high in the mid 70s.

TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, low in the upper 40s.

FRIDAY – MAY 3 – Cloudy with a chance of showers, high in the low 60s.

SATURDAY – MAY 4 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, high near 70.

SUNDAY – MAY 5 – Cloudy with rain likely, high near 60.

MONDAY – MAY 6 – Mostly sunny, high near 70.

TUESDAY – MAY 7 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 70s, chance of a shower at night.

WEDNESDAY – MAY 8 – Partly sunny with a chance of a shower, high in the low 70s.

MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Light and variable winds, seas 2 feet.

OUTLOOK – Possible small craft conditions Friday into the day on Saturday; no advisories expected Saturday night; advisories likely on Sunday; advisories still possible on Monday for higher seas.

APRIL 2019 CLIFTON CLIMATE SUMMARY:

April was a mild month with temperatures averaging around 3 degrees above normal Highest temperature was 80 degrees recorded on the 19th and 23rd, the lowest temperature was 28 degrees on the 2nd which also was the last below freezing temperature of the month.

Precipitation was above normal with 5.39″ recorded with an amazing 18 days with measurable precipitation.

Most forecasts for May has the pattern continuing to give us above normal temperatures and precipitation.

Have a nice day!

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