Good morning everyone!
Skies are mostly clear early on this Friday morning and it is quite warm and humid with temperatures at 5 a.m. ranging from 75 in Clifton down to 66 at Walpack, winds are mainly calm.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR JULY 16TH.
AVERAGE HIGH: 86 AVERAGE LOW 66
RECORD HIGH: 102 – 1988 RECORD LOW: 57 – 1989
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 93 LOW: 71 PRECIPITATION: NONE
Another hot and humid day today as the Bermuda high continues to dominate our weather. We will have mostly sunny skies today with highs well up into the 90s and with dew points in the 70s will cause heat indexes to rise to over 100, there is a heat advisory in effect. There is a low chance of a thunderstorm late this afternoon or this evening.
A cold front will be in our area over the weekend and that will likely give our area showers each day and some may be heavy. Temperatures will be near 90 on Saturday but with more clouds Sunday will be slightly cooler but the humidity will remain high.
The cold front should move offshore on Monday with less humid air but still a risk of a shower and thunderstorm.
Seasonable temperatures Tuesday through Thursday with only a low chance of afternoon or evening showers Tuesday and Wednesday, humidity should be moderate.
TODAY – JULY 16 – Mostly sunny, very hot and humid, high in the mid 90s, A heat advisory is in effect for heat indexes over 100 degrees. A chance of an afternoon shower or thunderstorm.
TONIGHT – Partly cloudy and muggy with a chance of shower or thunderstorms in the evening, low in the low 70s.
SATURDAY – JULY 17 – Partly sunny with showers and thunderstorms becoming likely, hot and humid, some heavy rain possible, high near 90.
SUNDAY – JULY 18 – Mostly cloudy and humid with showers and thunderstorms likely, high in the mid 80s.
MONDAY – JULY 19 – Becoming partly sunny but still a chance of an afternoon or evening shower and thunderstorm, not as humid, high in the mid 80s.
TUESDAY – JULY 20 – Partly sunny with a chance of an afternoon or evening shower or thunderstorm, high in the upper 80s.
WEDNESDAY – JULY 21 – Partly sunny with a chance of an afternoon or evening shower and thunderstorm, high in the upper 80s.
THURSDAY – JULY 22 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 80s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Southwest wind to 10 knots, seas 1 foot. Point Pleasant Beach’s ocean temperature is 72 degrees.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Saturday through Tuesday.
Have a nice day and stay cool and safe.