Skies are mainly clear but rather hazy as smoke from the western fires continue over the area. Temperatures are cool with readings ranging from near 50 in Clifton down to near 40 inland, winds are mainly calm.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR SEPTEMBER 16TH:
AVERAGE HIGH: 75 AVERAGE LOW: 57
RECORD HIGH: 93 – 1991 RECORD LOW: 42 – 1984
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 68 LOW: 50 PRECIPITATION: NONE
NOTE: 21 years ago today Hurricane Floyd caused massive flooding as more than 11 inches of rain fell in our area.
High pressure moving off the coast will cause a southwesterly flow of milder air today. High temperatures will be in the 70s despite plenty of hazy and smokey skies from the western fires.
Warm on Thursday ahead of a cold front that will cross the area at night with only a slight chance of a shower.
Dry and quite cool weather is likely Friday through at least Monday as a large high pressure will be over the area.
Milder temperatures toward the middle of next week and we should remain dry.
TODAY – SEP 16 – Sunny, high in the mid 70s.
TONIGHT – Partly cloudy, low near 60.
THURSDAY – SEP 17 – Partly sunny, high near 80.
FRIDAY – SEP 18 – Partly sunny and cooler, high in the upper 60s.
SATURDAY – SEP 19 – Sunny, high in the mid 60s.
SUNDAY – SEP 20 – Sunny, high in the mid 60s.
MONDAY – SEP 21 – Sunny, high in the upper 60s.
TUESDAY – SEP 22 – Sunny, high in the low 70s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – West-southwest wind becoming southerly around 10 mph, seas less than 1 foot.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected during the day on Thursday with advisories likely Thursday night through Sunday.
TROPICS: Hurricane Sally is near the Alabama and Florida coast with top winds of 105 mph as it drifts slowly inland and is causing extremely heavy rain. Hurricane Teddy has top winds of 100 mph and is expected to affect Bermuda in a couple of days.
Have a nice day and stay safe and healthy!