Skies across the area are mostly clear early on this Sunday morning and temperatures are warm with readings ranging from the mid 70s in Clifton down to the low 60s further inland. Winds are mainly calm or light southwesterly. Humidity is higher than this time yesterday with a dew point near 70.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR JULY 19TH:
AVERAGE HIGH: 87 AVERAGE LOW 67
RECORD HIGH: 97 – 2008 RECORD LOW: 58 – 2000
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 94 LOW: 69 PRECIPITATION: NONE
Very hot weather will be with us today and Monday with the high both days well up into the 90s and with dew points near 70 will give our area heat indexes of over 100 degrees. We should see no rain both days but there is a slight chance of thunderstorms Monday afternoon mainly to the north of our area. A heat advisory is in effect through Monday afternoon. Overnight lows tonight will be in the upper 70s.
Tuesday will be dry but not quite as hot or humid.
Showers and thunderstorms are likely Wednesday into Thursday as a cold front approaches the area, temperatures will be slightly cooler but the humidity will stay high.
More pleasant weather is likely Friday through next weekend with dry conditions and seasonably warm temperatures.
TODAY – JULY 19 – Sunny, high in the upper 90s.
TONIGHT – Partly cloudy, low in the upper 70s.
MONDAY – JULY 20 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 90s.
TUESDAY – JULY 21 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 90s.
WEDNESDAY – JULY 22 – Partly sunny with showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon and evening, high in the upper 80s.
THURSDAY – JULY 23 – Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, high in the low 90s.
FRIDAY – JULY 24 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 80s.
SATURDAY – JULY 25 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 80s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Southwest winds to 10 knots, seas 1-2 feet. Point Pleasant Beach’s ocean temperature is 75 degrees.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Monday through Wednesday.
Have a nice day and stay cool, safe and healthy!