Good morning everyone!
Skies are mainly clear early on this Sunday morning and it is rather cool with readings at 5 a.m. ranging from 41 in Clifton down to 31 at Walpack, winds are mainly calm or light westerly.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR MAY 9TH:
AVERAGE HIGH: 69 AVERAGE LOW: 50
RECORD HIGH: 93 – 1979 RECORD LOW: 32 – 2020
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 51 LOW: 43 PRECIPITATION: .47″
We will start out mostly sunny this morning but a low pressure system will cause skies to become cloudy this afternoon with rain developing around 4 p.m. and continuing through the night. It will not be as cool as yesterday with readings reaching the low 60s which is still below normal, however it won’t be as cold as on this date last year when the low was 32 and we had some snow flurries.
The rain should end by dawn on Monday with clearing by the afternoon, high temperatures will still be below normal.
A large high pressure will then dominate our weather Tuesday through at least Thursday with a slow moderating trend. Tuesday will be breezy but less wind Wednesday and Thursday.
A weak disturbance will give our area a low chance of a shower on Friday with near normal temperatures.
TODAY – MAY 9TH – Mostly sunny this morning then becoming cloudy by this afternoon with rain developing mainly after 4 p.m., high in the low 60s.
TONIGHT – Cloudy with rain mainly ending by 5 a.m., low in the upper 40s.
MONDAY – MAY 10 – Cloudy early then becoming mostly sunny, high in the mid 60s.
TUESDAY – MAY 11 – Mostly sunny and breezy, high in the low 60s.
WEDNESDAY – MAY 12 – Sunny, high in the mid 60s.
THURSDAY – MAY 13 – Sunny, high near 70.
FRIDAY – MAY 14 – Partly sunny with a chance of a shower, high near 70.
SATURDAY – MAY 15 – Mostly sunny, high near 70.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Southerly winds to 15 knots seas 1 foot.
OUTLOOK – A small craft advisory has been posted effective between 11 p.m. tonight until 6 p.m. Monday evening; advisories likely Tuesday and Wednesday; no advisories expected for Thursday.
Happy Mother’s Day!