Skies across our area are mostly cloudy early on this Sunday morning and temperatures are mild ranging from the mid 60s in Clifton down to the upper 50s further inland, winds are light westerly.
Today will start off partly sunny and it will be warm and rather humid with high temperatures reaching to near 80. A line of showers and thunderstorms will move into the area by late this afternoon and continue into this evening. These storms may be accompanied by heavy rain, strong gusty winds, hail and frequent lightning. The cold front will move east of our area tonight.
Much cooler and drier air along with mostly fair skies Monday and Tuesday, daytime highs will be in the low 70s with overnight lows Monday night may drop into the 40s especially inland. High pressure will build into the area from the Great Lakes.
Becoming warm and more humid Wednesday through the beginning of next weekend, a couple of fronts in our area will give us a chance of mainly afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms each day.
TODAY – JUNE 2 – Partly sunny with showers and thunderstorms developing by late this afternoon, some storms may be accompanied by heavy rain, hail, strong gusty winds and frequent lightning, high in the low 80s.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely this evening becoming partly cloudy after midnight, low in the mid 50s.
MONDAY – JUNE 3 – Sunny, breezy, much cooler and less humid, high near 70.
TUESDAY – JUNE 4 – Sunny, high in the low 80s.
WEDNESDAY – JUNE 5 – Partly sunny with a chance of afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms, high near 80.
THURSDAY – JUNE 6 – Partly sunny with a chance of afternoon and evening showers, high in the low 80s.
FRIDAY – JUNE 7 – Mostly sunny, chance of an afternoon shower, high in the upper 70s.
SATURDAY – JUNE 8 – Partly sunny with a chance of showers, high in the upper 70s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Southerly winds to 12 knots, seas 1 foot.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Monday and Tuesday; possible small craft advisories Wednesday and Thursday.
MAY 2019 CLIFTON’S CLIMATE SUMMARY!
Temperatures during the month was slightly above normal. highest temperature was 89 set on the 26th, the lowest reading was 41 degrees set on the 12th and 13th. Precipitation was well above normal with 9.78 inches falling making this this the third wettest May since 1973. An amazing 20 days had measurable precipitation.
SPRING 2019 SUMMARY:
The months March through May the temperature averaged slightly above normal and precipitation was above normal with 19.09 inches falling which made this the 6th wettest spring since 1973.
Have a nice day!