Good morning everyone!
Skies are partly cloudy early on this Wednesday morning and there is some patchy fog in some areas. Temperatures are mild with readings at 5 a.m. ranging from 69 in Clifton down to 65 at Walpack. The humidity is high and the winds are mainly calm.
CLIFTON’S WEATHER ALMANAC FOR JULY 7TH.
AVERAGE HIGH: 85 AVERAGE LOW 65
RECORD HIGH: 100 – 2010 RECORD LOW: 55 – 2001
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 96 LOW: 69 PRECIPITATION: .39″
Today will be another hot and humid day today with temperatures well up into the 90s and with dew points near 70 will bring the heat indexes to above 100 degrees. A heat advisory continues in effect. Some strong storms are possible again late this afternoon into this evening but they should not be as widespread as yesterday.
Thursday will be not as hot but it will stay humid as a front approaches our area which will likely give us showers and thunderstorms, some heavy rain is possible.
The front will continue to be in our area on Friday and moisture from Tropical Storm Elsa should give us heavy rain on Friday. Rainfall amounts Thursday and Friday will average between 1-3 inches with some higher amounts possible. The winds from Elsa will not be strong in our area but may gust to 40 mph or more along the coast.
Unsettled weather this weekend into early next week as a trough of low pressure will continue to be in our area so there will be a chance of mainly afternoon or evening showers each day. Temperatures will be seasonably warm but become hot again by Wednesday.
TODAY – JULY 7 – Mostly sunny, hot and humid with a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m., some storms may be accompanied by heavy rain and strong gusty winds. High in the mid 90s.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, some storms may be accompanied by heavy rain and strong gusty winds, muggy, low in the low 70s.
THURSDAY – JULY 8 – Mostly cloudy with showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, rain may be heavy at times, humid, high in the upper 80s.
FRIDAY – JULY 9 – Cloudy with showers likely with heavy rain, humid, high in the mid 80s.
SATURDAY – JULY 10 – Mostly sunny with a chance of afternoon or evening showers and thunderstorms, high in the low 80s.
SUNDAY – JULY 11 – Partly sunny with a chance of afternoon or evening showers and thunderstorms, high in the low 80s.
MONDAY – JULY 12 – Partly sunny with a chance of afternoon or evening showers and thunderstorms, high in the mid 80s.
TUESDAY – JULY 13 – Partly sunny with a chance of afternoon or evening showers and thunderstorms, high in the upper 80s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Southerly winds to 10 knots seas 3 feet. Point Pleasant Beach’s ocean temperature is 71 degrees.
OUTLOOK – Advisories likely Thursday and Friday; no advisories expected for Saturday and Sunday.
Have a nice day and again stay cool and safe!