Skies are cloudy early on this Sunday morning and there is some light rain falling in parts of the area. Temperatures range from the upper 60s in Clifton down to around 60 further inland. Winds are mainly from the northeast.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR AUGUST 16TH:
AVERAGE HIGH: 83 AVERAGE LOW: 65
RECORD HIGH: 94 – 1997 RECORD LOW: 55 – 1994
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 85 LOW: 70 PRECIPITATION: NONE
Low pressure will be moving along a front to our south which will cause some light rain in our area today, rainfall amounts should be less than 1/4″. Clouds and an onshore wind will keep high tempertures only in the low 70s Winds will be a little brisk out of the northeast.
Warmer on Monday but a weak cold front may touch of some afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms.
The rest of the week looks to be seasonably warm but with no excessive heat as we have had much of the summer. Most of the week will be dry but a couple of weak fronts may cause showers Thursday and again on Saturday.
TODAY – AUG 16 – Cloudy and cool with light showers likely, high only in the low 70s.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy with a chance of light showers mainly in the evening, low in the mid 60s.
MONDAY – AUG 17 – Partly sunny with a chance of afternoon and evening showers, high in the low 80s.
TUESDAY – AUG 18 – Sunny, high in the mid 80s.
WEDNESDAY – AUG 19 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 80s.
THURSDAY – AUG 20 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, high in the mid 80s.
FRIDAY – AUG 21 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 80s.
SATURDAY – AUG 22 – Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, high in the upper 80s.
MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect until 6 p.m.. Monday evening for northeast winds gusting to 30 knots, seas 4-7 feet. Point Pleasant Beach’s ocean temperature is 75 degrees.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Monday night through Thursday.
Have a nice day and stay safe and healthy!