Skies across the area are mostly clear and temperatures range from the low 70s in Clifton down to the low 60s further inland, winds are mainly calm. The humidity is moderate with dew points in the mid to upper 60s.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR JULY 31ST.
AVERAGE HIGH: 85 AVERAGE LOW: 67
RECORD HIGH: 92 – 2008 RECORD LOW: 57 – 1986
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 96 (Tied record for date) LOW: 74 PRECIPITATION: NONE.
A cold front will approach our area today, we should see sunshine this morning followed by an increase in clouds this afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms are likely mainly from late this afternoon into early this evening. Thunderstorms may become strong to severe producing gusty winds and heavy rain. Temperatures with the clouds this afternoon will not be as hot but the humidity will remain high.
High pressure will then build into the area Thursday and dominate our weather into Friday. Temperatures will be seasonably warm with somewhat lower humidity.
Most of the upcoming weekend should be dry with seasonably warm temperatures however there is a low chance of an afternoon or evening shower on Saturday.
Very nice weather for Monday with warm temperatures and lower humidity.
Another front may cause some showers on Tuesday.
TODAY JULY 31: Mostly sunny this morning then becoming mostly cloudy this afternoon with showers and thunderstorms likely mainly after 3 p.m., some storms may be accompanied by heavy rain and strong gusty winds, high in the upper 80s.
TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely mainly before 9 p.m., some storms may be accompanied by heavy rain and strong gusty winds, low near 70.
THURSDAY – AUG 1 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 80s.
FRIDAY – AUG 2 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 80s.
SATURDAY – AUG 3 – Partly sunny with a chance of an afternoon or evening shower or thunderstorm, high in the mid 80s.
SUNDAY – AUG 4 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 80s.
MONDAY – AUG 5 – Sunny, high in the upper 80s.
TUESDAY – AUG 6 – Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, high in the upper 80s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Southerly winds to 13 knots, seas 1 foot. Point Pleasant Beach ocean temperature is 72 degrees.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Thursday through Sunday.
Have a nice day!