Skies across the area are mostly clear early on this Tuesday morning and it is rather warm and muggy with temperatures ranging from the mid 70s in Clifton down to the upper 60s further inland, winds are light southwesterly and the humidity is high with dew points near 70.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR JULY 30TH.
AVERAGE HIGH: 85 AVERAGE LOW: 66
RECORD HIGH: 96 – 1988 RECORD LOW: 56 – 1997
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 95 LOW: 69 PRECIPITATION: NONE
Another day of hot and humid weather today as high pressure is off the coast and a warm south-southwest flow continues, high temperatures will be well up into the 90s and with the humidity will cause the heat index to rise to near 100 degrees. Skies should be mostly sunny but there is a slight risk of an afternoon or evening pop up thunderstorm mainly inland.
A weak front will move into our area on Wednesday which will cause more widespread shower and thunderstorm activity mainly in the afternoon and evening. With more clouds and rain high temperatures will be lower but it still will be humid.
The front will move to our south on Thursday and we should have a mostly sunny day with seasonably warm temperatures and slightly lower humidity.
The front will then move slowly north closer to our area Friday and Saturday which will give us a chance of showers both days, temperatures will be seasonably warm with moderate humidity.
At the present time Sunday and Monday look dry with seasonably warm temperatures along with somewhat lower humidity.
TODAY – JULY 30 – Sunny, hot and humid, high in the mid 90s.
TONIGHT – Partly cloudy, low in the low 70s.
WEDNESDAY – JULY 31 – Partly sunny with showers and thunderstorms likely mainly after 3 p.m., some storms may be accompanied by heavy rain and gusty winds, humid, with highs in the upper 80s.
THURSDAY – AUG 1 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 80s.
FRIDAY – AUG 2 – Mostly sunny with a chance of an afternoon or evening shower and thunderstorm, high in the mid 80s.
SATURDAY – AUG 3 – Partly sunny with a chance of a shower or thunderstorm, high in the mid 80s.
SUNDAY – AUG 4 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 80s.
MONDAY – AUG 5 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 80s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY: Southerly winds to 16 knots, seas 1 foot. Point Pleasant Beach ocean temperature is 72 degrees.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Wednesday through Saturday.