Sunny and unseasonably warm for the last weekend of summer! Still warm for the first day of fall on Monday with a chance of showers! Dry and cooler Tuesday and Wednesday!


Good morning!

Skies are mostly clear early on this Saturday morning and it is not as chilly as the last couple of mornings with temperatures ranging from near 60 in Clifton down to the mid 40s further inland, winds are light southwesterly. There is some fog in parts of the inland valleys.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR SEPTEMBER 21ST:

AVERAGE HIGH: 74 AVERAGE LOW 55

RECORD HIGH: 88 – 1980 RECORD LOW: 40 – 1991

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 80 LOW: 52 PRECIPITATION: NONE

A ridge of high pressure to our south and east will give us a southwesterly flow of unseasonably warm air along with sunny skies both today and on Sunday with highs well up into the 80s both days.

Still very warm on Monday but a weak cold front will cause some showers in the afternoon and evening.

Dry weather should then be with us the rest of the week, temperatures will be near normal Tuesday and Wednesday then rise to above normal readings Thursday and Friday.

Looking further ahead it no appears that above normal temperatures will continue through the first week of October.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – SEP 21 – Sunny, high in the mid 80s.

TONIGHT – Clear, low in the low 60s.

SUNDAY – SEP 22 – Sunny, high in the mid 80s.

MONDAY – SEP 23 – Mostly sunny with a chance of showers after 3 p.m., high in the upper 80s.

TUESDAY – SEP 24 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 70s.

WEDNESDAY – SEP 25 – Sunny, high in the mid 70s.

THURSDAY – SEP 26 – Mostly sunny, high near 80.

FRIDAY – SEP 27 – Sunny, high near 80.

MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect until noon today, west winds to 15 knots, seas 4-6 feet this morning diminishing in the afternoon. There is a high risk of dangerous riptides today. Point Pleasant Beach ocean temperature is 68 degrees.

OUTLOOK – No advisories expected during the day on Sunday; possible small craft advisories Sunday night through Monday night; no advisories expected Tuesday and Wednesday.

Enjoy this nice warm weather this weekend!

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