Mostly sunny, warm and much less humid today! Cooler with rain developing Friday afternoon and continuing through at least Saturday morning! Unsettled and continued cool Sunday and on Memorial Day!


Good morning everyone!

Skies are partly cloudy early on this Thursday morning as the overnight rain has moved offshore. Temperatures continue to be mild with readings at 5 a.m. ranging from 64 in Clifton down to 60 at Walpack. The humidity is still high with dew points in the 60s and the winds are mainly calm or light westerly.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR MAY 27TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 75 AVERAGE LOW: 55

RECORD HIGH: 89 – 2016 RECORD LOW: 44 – 1992

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 90 LOW: 63 PRECIPITATION: .14″

A cold front will cross the area around daybreak this morning followed by mostly sunny skies, warm temperatures and becoming much less humid. Highs will be in the 80s but the dew points will drop into the 40s by this afternoon.

Our first significant rain since May 9-10 is expected Friday afternoon into at least Saturday morning, rainfall amounts of an inch or more is likely. With clouds and an onshore wind high temperatures will only be in the 60s on Friday and only in the 50s on Saturday.

Unsettled weather will likely continue Sunday and on Memorial Day as some computer models have another storm forming offshore giving us another chance of rain while some models keep our area dry. Temperatures will continue to be cool.

We finally dry out by Tuesday with milder temperatures.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – MAY 27 – Sunny, high in the mid 80s.

TONIGHT – Becoming partly cloudy, low in the mid 50s.

FRIDAY – MAY 28 – Becoming cloudy with rain likely by the afternoon, high in the upper 60s.

SATURDAY – MAY 29 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, high only in the upper 50s.

SUNDAY – MAY 30 – Partly sunny with a chance of showers, high in the low 60s.

MEMORIAL DAY – MAY 31 – Partly sunny with a chance of showers, not as cool, high in the low 70s.

TUESDAY – JUN 1 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 70s.

WEDNESDAY – JUN 2 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 70s.

MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Variable winds less than 5 knots, seas 2 feet.

OUTLOOK – No advisories expected during the day on Friday; advisories expected Friday night through Sunday with gales possible Friday night; no advisories expected for Monday and Tuesday.

Have a nice day and stay safe and healthy!

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