Skies are partly cloudy early on this Sunday morning and again it is very warm and humid with temperatures ranging from near 80 in Clifton down to the upper 60s further inland, dew points are in the oppressive 70s.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR JULY 21ST.
AVERAGE HIGH: 86 AVERAGE LOW: 67
RECORD HIGH: 102 – 1991 RECORD LOW: 54 – 2000
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 98 LOW 78 PRECIPITATION: NONE
Another very hot and humid day today as high pressure moves offshore and a cold front approaches from the northwest which will give our area a west-southwest flow of air. The temperatures may be a degree or two higher than yesterday. The heat index will rise to about 110. There is a slight chance of an afternoon or evening thunderstorm but most places will remain dry.
Low pressure will move along the front on Monday which will cause numerous showers and thunderstorms mainly in the afternoon and evening, rainfall amounts of 1-2 inches are likely with higher amounts possible, a flash flood watch has been posted. Temperatures with the clouds and rain will be lower.
Showers should linger into Tuesday as the front moves slowly to our south.
Delightful summer weather Wednesday into next weekend as high pressure dominates. Temperatures will be seasonably warm with comfortable humidity along with plenty of sunshine each day.
TODAY – JULY 21 – Mostly sunny, very hot and humid, high near 100.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy with a chance a shower or thunderstorm which may cause gusty winds and heavy rain, humid, low in the mid 70s.
MONDAY – JULY 22 – Cloudy and cooler with showers and a chance of thunderstorms, some storms may be accompanied by heavy rain and gusty winds, high in the low 80s.
TUESDAY – JULY 23 – Mostly cloudy with showers likely, high in the low 80s.
WEDNESDAY – JULY 24 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 80s.
THURSDAY – JULY 25 – Sunny, high in the mid 80s.
FRIDAY – JULY 26 – Sunny, high in the upper 80s.
SATURDAY – JULY 27 – Sunny, high in the upper 80s.
MARINE FORECAST – TODAY: Southwest winds to 10 knots seas 1 foot. Point Pleasant Beach ocean temperature is 72 degrees.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Monday through Thursday.
Have a nice day and again keep cool!