Skies are cloudy early on this Friday morning and temperatures range from the upper 60s in Clifton down to near 60 further inland, winds are calm or light westerly. The humidity is moderate with dew points in the low 60s.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR JULY 17TH:
AVERAGE HIGH: 86 AVERAGE LOW 66
RECORD HIGH: 98 – 1999 RECORD LOW: 54 – 1987
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 80 LOW: 67 PRECIPITATION: NONE
A warm front will cross the area today causing mostly cloudy skies along with a chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms. The day will not be a washout and some areas will see no rain at all. Temperatures will be warmer than the last couple of days.
Very hot but dry weather for the weekend, the humidity will still be moderate on Saturday but increase on Sunday with heat indexes rising to near 100 degrees.
A heatwave to continue into at least Wednesday, with Monday being the hottest day with temperatures well up into the 90s. There will be a chance of afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms each day.
Somewhat cooler but humid conditions should continue Thursday and Friday.
TODAY – JULY 17 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, high in the upper 80s.
TONIGHT – Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, low around 70.
SATURDAY – JULY 18 – Sunny, high in the low 90s.
SUNDAY – JULY 19 – Sunny, high in the mid 90s.
MONDAY – JULY 20 – Partly sunny with a chance of afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms, high in the mid 90s.
TUESDAY – JULY 21 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 90s, chance of evening showers and thunderstorms.
WEDNESDAY – JULY 22 – Partly sunny with a chance of afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms, high near 90.
THURSDAY – JULY 23 – Mostly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, high in the upper 80s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Southerly winds to 10 knots, seas 1 foot. Point Pleasant Beach’s ocean temperature is 75 degrees.
OUTLOOK: No advisories expected Saturday through Tuesday.
Have a nice day and stay safe and healthy!