Skies across the area are mostly cloudy early on this Saturday morning and it is warm and muggy with temperatures ranging from the low 70s in Clifton down to the mid 60s further inland, winds are mainly calm and dew points are in the low 70s. Around 3:30 a.m., a brief shower caused .09 inches of rainfall.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR AUGUST 17TH:
AVERAGE HIGH: 83 AVERAGE LOW: 64
RECORD HIGH: 96 – 2016 RECORD LOW: 54 – 1979
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 83 LOW: 65 PRECIPITATION: NONE
Today will be a partly sunny day and it will be warm and humid. There is a low chance of a stray shower this afternoon and evening, but most of the area will remain dry. High pressure will be moving off the coast.
Sunday will be hot and humid with a better chance of some afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms, however again most of the area will remain dry.
Monday should be the hottest day of next week with mainly dry conditions, although there is a low chance of an afternoon or evening shower and thunderstorm, temperatures well up into the 90s and with dew points in the low 70s will make it feel around 100.
Still hot and humid Tuesday and Wednesday and there will be a chance of showers and thunderstorms both days as a cold front approaches.
The cold front will cross the area Thursday morning with cooler and less humid air for Thursday afternoon into Friday.
TODAY – AUG 17 – Mostly cloudy early this morning then becoming partly sunny, humid, high in the mid 80s.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy with a chance of an evening shower and thunderstorm, muggy, low in the low 70s.
SUNDAY – AUG 18 – Partly sunny, hot and humid with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening, high near 90.
MONDAY – AUG 19 – Mostly sunny, hot and humid with a chance of an afternoon or evening shower and thunderstorm, high in the mid 90s.
TUESDAY – AUG 20 – Partly sunny, hot and humid with a chance of afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms, high in the low 90s.
WEDNESDAY – AUG 21 – Partly sunny, hot and humid with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, high near 90.
THURSDAY – AUG 22 – Mostly sunny, cooler and less humid, high in the low 80s.
FRIDAY – AUG 23 – Sunny and pleasant, high near 80.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Easterly winds to 7 knots, seas 1 foot. Point Pleasant Beach ocean temperature is 69 degrees.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Sunday through Wednesday.
Enjoy the weekend!