Occasional showers heavy at times today as the remains of Laura combines with a cold front in our area. Mostly sunny on Sunday and much less humid! Chance of showers Monday night through Friday!


Good morning!

Skies are cloudy early on this Saturday morning and rain showers are occurring in much of our area. Temperatures are mainly 65-70 and the humidity is high. Winds are mainly calm or light southwesterly.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR AUGUST 29TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 81 AVERAGE LOW: 62

RECORD HIGH: 96 – 2018 RECORD LOW: 41 – 1986

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 89 LOW: 67 PRECIPITATION: .04″

The remains of Tropical Cyclone Laura along with a cold front approaching from the west will cause showers and thunderstorms today. Rain may be heavy at times along with the possibility of some strong thunderstorms this afternoon. Temperatures with the clouds and precipitation will be lower than the last few days but the humidity will be high. Rainfall amounts of an inch is likely with higher amounts possible in some of the stronger storms.

High pressure will build behind the cold front on Sunday and we will enjoy sunny weather with much lower humidity and temperatures near seasonable levels.

During the day on Monday the weather will be pleasant but a warm front slowly approaching may touch off some showers late at night.

There will be a chance of showers Tuesday through Friday as the warm front moves to our north on Wednesday followed by a cold front on Friday. Temperatures will be near seasonable Tuesday and Wednesday but rise to above normal readings along with an increase in humidity Thursday and Friday.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – AUG 29 – Cloudy with showers and thunderstorms, some storms may be accompanied by strong gusty winds and heavy rain, humid, high near 80.

TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, some storms may be accompanied by heavy rain and strong gusty winds, low in the low 60s.

SUNDAY – AUG 30 – Sunny and much less humid, high near 80.

MONDAY – AUG 31 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 70s, chance of showers after midnight.

TUESDAY – SEP 1 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, high in the mid 70s.

WEDNESDAY – SEP 2 – Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly sunny with a chance of showers, high in the low 80s.

THURSDAY – SEP 3 – Partly sunny and humid with a chance of showers, high in the upper 80s.

FRIDAY – SEP 4 – Partly sunny with a chance of showers, humid, high in the upper 80s.

MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – South-southwest winds to 10 knots, seas less than 1 foot. Point Pleasant Beach’s ocean temperature is 75 degrees.

OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Sunday through Wednesday.

Have a nice weekend and stay safe and healthy!

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