Skies across the area are partly cloudy and temperatures are around 20 degrees cooler than this time yesterday ranging from the low 40s in Clifton down to the low 30s further inland, winds are mainly light out of the northwest.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR MAY 5TH:
AVERAGE HIGH: 67 AVERAGE LOW: 49
RECORD HIGH: 90 – 1980 RECORD LOW: 38 – 1997
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 72 LOW: 50 PRECIPITATION: NONE
A weak area of high pressure will give us sunny skies today with highs slightly below normal, winds will be a little brisk but not as strong as yesterday.
A weak disturbance will likely give us some showers on Wednesday and with the clouds and precipitation high temperatures will only be in the 50s.
High pressure will then build over the area briefly on Thursday and with partly sunny skies temperatures will be somewhat milder.
A stronger disturbance will likely give us rain Friday afternoon that may mix with snow across higher elevations of the Poconos and extreme northwest New Jersey before ending Friday night.
The weekend will be dry but unseasonably cool along with strong wind gusts.
TODAY – MAY 5 – Sunny, high in the low 60s.
TONIGHT – Increasing cloudiness, low in the low 40s.
WEDNESDAY – MAY 6 – Mostly cloudy with showers likely in the afternoon and night, high in the mid 50s.
THURSDAY – MAY 7 – Partly sunny, high in the mid 60s.
FRIDAY – MAY 8 – Mostly cloudy with showers likely in the afternoon and night, high in the low 60s.
SATURDAY – MAY 9 – Partly sunny, windy and cool, high in the mid 50s.
SUNDAY – MAY 10 – Partly sunny, breezy and cool, high in the upper 50s.
MONDAY – MAY 11 – Partly sunny with a chance of showers, high near 60.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Northwest winds to 10 knots, seas 1 foot.
OUTLOOK – Advisories possible Wednesday through the day on Thursday; no advisories expected Thursday night through the day on Friday; advisories expected with gale gusts Friday night through Saturday.
Have a nice day and stay safe and healthy!