Skies across the area are mostly cloudy early on this Friday morning and there are still some showers in parts of the area, temperatures range from the mid 60s in Clifton down to the upper 50s further inland. Dew points have dropped to the low 60s.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR AUGUST 23RD:
AVERAGE HIGH: 82 AVERAGE LOW 64
RECORD HIGH: 93 – 1989 RECORD LOW: 51 – 1994
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 92 (Tied Record) LOW: 70 PRECIPITATION 1.04″
The cold front moved through our area overnight and will slowly push offshore, we should be mostly cloudy early with a chance of lingering light rain followed by clearing this afternoon. Temperatures will be cooler and the humidity will lower with dew points falling to the comfortable 50s.
High pressure will then build in from New England providing us with a seasonably cool weekend. Saturday will be dry but an onshore flow on Sunday will give us a chance of light rain or drizzle on Sunday along with mostly cloudy skies.
Dry and cool with continued comfortable humidity on Monday.
Becoming warmer and more humid toward the middle of next week and there will be a chance of showers mainly Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday followed by clearing on Thursday.
TODAY – AUG 23 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers this morning becoming partly sunny this afternoon, high near 80.
TONIGHT – Mostly clear, low in the upper 50s.
SATURDAY – AUG 24 – Sunny, high in the upper 70s
SUNDAY – AUG 25 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of light rain or drizzle, high in the mid 70s.
MONDAY – AUG 26 – Partly sunny, high in the mid 70s.
TUESDAY – AUG 27 – Partly sunny with a chance of showers, high in the upper 70s.
WEDNESDAY – AUG 28 – Partly sunny and more humid with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, high in the low 80s.
THURSDAY – AUG 29 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 80s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – North-northeast wind to 11 knots, seas 1 foot. Point Pleasant Beach ocean temperature is 71 degrees.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected on Saturday; small craft advisories possible Sunday through Tuesday.
Enjoy the cooler weather!