Skies across the area are cloudy as the cloud shield from Hurricane Dorian is over our area, temperatures range from the low 60s in Clifton down to around 50 further inland, winds are light northerly.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR SEPTEMBER 6TH:
AVERAGE HIGH: 78 AVERAGE LOW: 60
RECORD HIGH: 96 – 2018 RECORD LOW: 44 – 1988
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 74 LOW: 62 PRECIPITATION: NONE
NOTE: On this day 40 years ago in 1979 Hurricane David caused high winds and power outages in our area.
Today will be cloudy and cool as Hurricane Dorian moves northeast well away from our area but close enough to give us a chance of rain mainly this afternoon and evening, winds will pick up a bit from the northeast. Coastal areas will have more wind along with high surf and a high risk of dangerous rip currents.
The storm will move further away into the Canadian Maritimes and high pressure will build into the area. There will be plenty of sunshine both Saturday and Sunday along with seasonable temperatures and comfortable humidity.
Dry and seasonably cool weather for early next week.
Warmer and a little more humid Wednesday and Thursday along with a chance of showers both days.
TODAY – SEP 6 – Cloudy and cool with a chance of rain mainly this afternoon, high near 70.
TONIGHT – Cloudy with a chance of rain, low in the upper 50s.
SATURDAY – SEP 7 – Mostly sunny, high near 80.
SUNDAY – SEP 8 – Sunny, high in the upper 70s.
MONDAY – SEP 9 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 70s.
TUESDAY – SEP 10 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 70s.
WEDNESDAY – SEP 11 – Partly sunny with a chance of showers, high in the low 80s.
THURSDAY – SEP 12 – Partly sunny with a chance of showers, high near 80.
MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. Saturday evening: TODAY – Northeast winds to 30 knots, seas building to 7-12 feet/
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Saturday evening through Tuesday.
Hurricane Dorian is located 55 miles southwest of Cape Hatteras North Carolina and is moving northeast. Top winds are near 90 mph. Dorian is expected to move well east of our area and then move into the Canadian Maritime region on Saturday.
Have a nice day!