Skies are mainly clear early on this Monday morning and with calm winds there is once again a wide range in temperatures with readings in the upper 30s in Clifton down to a chilly 18 degrees at Walpack.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR FEBRUARY 24TH:
AVERAGE HIGH: 42 AVERAGE LOW: 26
RECORD HIGH: 75 – 2017 RECORD LOW: -1 – 2015
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 57 LOW: 32 PRECIPITATION: NONE
High pressure off the coast will continue to give us a mild southerly flow of air, daytime temperatures will be similar to yesterday with highs in the upper 50s. We will have mostly sunny skies most of the day but we should see an increase in clouds toward evening.
Light rain is likely on Tuesday as a weak low pressure moves into the area, highs will be cooler than today due to cloudy skies but still above normal. Rainfall amounts will be less than 1/4″.
A stronger frontal system will likely give our area heavier rain Wednesday afternoon and evening with even a chance of a couple of thunderstorms. Rainfall amounts will be between 1/2 and 1 inch.
Sunshine returns on Thursday with slightly cooler temperatures.
Dry but colder weather can be expected Friday through the weekend.
TODAY – FEB 24 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 50s.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy, low in the low 40s.
TUESDAY – FEB 25 – Cloudy with light rain likely mainly in the afternoon and night, high near 50.
WEDNESDAY – FEB 26 – Cloudy with a chance of light rain or drizzle in the morning with showers likely in the afternoon, high near 50. Showers and possibly some thunderstorms at night.
THURSDAY – FEB 27 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 40s.
FRIDAY – FEB 28 – Sunny, high near 40.
SATURDAY – FEB 29 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 30s.
SUNDAY – MAR 1 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 30s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Southerly winds to 10 knots, seas 1 foot.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected on Tuesday; advisories possible during the day on Wednesday; advisories expected Wednesday night through Friday.
Have a nice day!