Increasing cloudiness with light rain likely today as the remains of Tropical Storm Nestor moves off the coast! Sunny and seasonably mild on Monday! Showers likely again on Tuesday!


Good morning!

Skies across the area are partly cloudy early on this Sunday morning and temperatures range from the low 40s in Clifton down to the low 30s further inland, winds are mainly calm.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR OCTOBER 20TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 62 AVERAGE LOW: 43

RECORD HIGH: 85 – 1984 RECORD LOW: 29 – 1992

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 63 LOW: 39 PRECIPITATION: NONE

The remains of Tropical Storm Nestor will move off the Carolina coast today, we will have an increase in clouds with some light rain after 2 p.m continuing until around midnight. Rainfall amounts will be around 1/4 of an inch, heavier amounts will fall along the coast and southern New Jersey. This rain will be the first measurable weekend rain since the middle of August.

A weak high pressure will build over the area on Monday providing us with plenty of sunshine and temperatures a little above normal.

A frontal system will likely give our area some showers late Tuesday afternoon into the evening.

Fair weather for Wednesday and Thursday as high pressure builds into the area, temperatures will be slightly above normal.

Another frontal system will give us a chance of showers Friday into Saturday.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – OCT 20 – Increasing cloudiness with rain likely after 2 p.m., high near 60.

TONIGHT: Cloudy with rain likely before midnight becoming partly cloudy, low in the mid 40s

MONDAY – OCT 21 – Sunny, high in the upper 60s.

TUESDAY – OCT 22 – Cloudy with rain likely mainly after 4 p.m., high in the mid 60s.

WEDNESDAY – OCT 23 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 60s.

THURSDAY – OCT 24 – Sunny, high in the upper 60s.

FRIDAY – OCT 25 – Partly sunny with a chance of showers, high in the upper 60s.

SATURDAY – OCT 26 – Partly sunny with a chance of showers, high in the low 60s.

MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory has been posted effective from 2 p.m. this afternoon until 6 p.m. Monday evening for northeast winds gusting to 30 knots, seas 4-7 feet.

OUTLOOK – Small craft advisories possible Tuesday and Wednesday, no advisories expected for Thursday.

Have a nice day!

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