Skies across the area are mostly cloudy early on this Sunday 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.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR AUGUST 18TH:
AVERAGE HIGH: 82 AVERAGE LOW: 65
RECORD HIGH: 93 – 2002 RECORD LOW: 55 – 2007
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 89 LOW: 71 PRECIPITATION: .09″
A light southerly flow from high pressure offshore will give us a hot and humid day today. There is a chance of afternoon or evening showers and thunderstorms with the best chance of rain inland. Temperatures will rise to near 90 and with dew points in the low 70s will make it feel well up into the 90s. Skies will be mostly cloudy early then becoming partly sunny.
Hot and humid weather is expected to continue Monday through Wednesday with a chance of mainly afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms each day.
A strong cold front is expected to cross the area late Wednesday night or Thursday morning followed by cooler and much less humid air. There will be a chance of showers on Thursday but dry weather should prevail Friday into next weekend.
TODAY – AUG 18 – Mostly cloudy this morning then becoming partly sunny hot and humid, chance of an afternoon shower and thunderstorm, high near 90.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms this evening, muggy, low in the low 70s.
MONDAY – AUG 19 – Mostly sunny, hot and humid with a chance of afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms, high in the low 90s.
TUESDAY – AUG 20 – Partly sunny, hot and humid with a chance of 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 – Partly sunny and becoming less humid with still a chance of an afternoon shower or thunderstorm, high in the mid 80s.
FRIDAY – AUG 23 – Sunny and pleasant, high near 80.
SATURDAY – AUG 24 – Sunny, high in the low 80s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Southerly winds to 9 knots, seas 1 foot. Point Pleasant Beach ocean temperature is 70 degrees.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Monday through Thursday.
Have a nice day and keep cool!