Skies are clear early on this Thursday morning and with nearly calm winds there is a wide range in temperatures with readings in the mid 40s in Clifton down to a chilly 27 at Walpack.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR MAY 14TH:
AVERAGE HIGH: 71 AVERAGE LOW: 51
RECORD HIGH: 82 – 2010 RECORD LOW: 35 – 1996
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 64 LOW: 35 (Record) PRECIPITATION: NONE
High pressure moving off the coast will provide us with partly sunny skies today and we should see an increase in clouds as a warm front approaches the area, high temperatures will be slightly below normal.
The warm front will move to our north Friday morning possibly accompanied by showers and followed by warm air with temperatures rising to well up into the 80s. A cold front will cross the area at night with some strong to possibly severe thunderstorms in the late afternoon and evening.
Saturday will be mostly sunny and seasonably mild.
Sunday will be cooler as high pressure builds from the north and an onshore flow develops, skies will be partly sunny and there is a chance of rain at night.
Cool with rain likely Monday and Tuesday as an onshore flow continues and low pressure moves into our area.
TODAY – MAY 14 – Increasing clouds, high in the upper 60s.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3 a.m., low in the mid 50s.
FRIDAY – MAY 15 – Mostly cloudy and warmer, chance of showers before noon the a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, high in the mid 80s. Showers and thunderstorms likely at night.
SATURDAY – MAY 16 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 70s.
SUNDAY – MAY 17 – Partly sunny and cooler, high in the low-mid 60s, chance of rain at night.
MONDAY – MAY 18 – Cloudy with rain likely, high in the low 60s.
TUESDAY – MAY 19 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the low 60s.
WEDNESDAY – MAY 20 – Partly sunny, high in the low 60s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Southerly winds to 10 knots, seas less than 1 foot.
OUTLOOK – A small craft advisory has been posted valid between 11 p.m. tonight until 6 a.m Saturday morning; no advisories expected for Saturday; advisories likely for building seas Sunday and Monday.
Have a nice day and stay safe and healthy!