Good morning everyone!
Skies are mostly cloudy early on this Sunday morning and temperatures at 5 a.m. range from 70 in Clifton down to 67 at High Point. The humidity continues to be high and the winds are mainly calm.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR JULY 18TH.
AVERAGE HIGH: 87 AVERAGE LOW: 67 Note: July 18th has had more days of 90 degrees or above than any other day of the year (24 out of the last 48)
RECORD HIGH: 102 – 2012 RECORD LOW: 59 – 2014
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 93 LOW: 71 PRECIPITATION: .47″
Yesterday and last night we did not see any flooding rains or severe weather in the Clifton area. Total rainfall at my station in Clifton was .71″ while areas to our south in the Newark area received over 2 inches with even a tornado warning in the Woodbridge area.
Today will have much quieter weather as the cold front has moved offshore. Skies will become mostly sunny this morning but mostly cloudy this afternoon with only a low chance of an afternoon or evening isolated shower. Temperatures will be lower than the last few days with highs in the 80s and the humidity will gradually lower.
Monday should be slightly cooler than normal with comfortable humidity but there still will be a low chance of an afternoon or evening shower.
Tuesday and Wednesday will be quite warm to hot with showers and thunderstorms possible Wednesday afternoon or at night as a cold front crosses the area.
Comfortable temperatures and humidity Thursday through the beginning of the weekend with only a chance of showers on Friday as another weak cold front crosses our area.
TODAY – JULY 18 – Becoming partly sunny with only a slight chance of an afternoon shower, high in the mid 80s.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy, low in the mid 60s.
MONDAY – JULY 19 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of an afternoon shower or thunderstorm, high in the mid 80s.
TUESDAY – JULY 20 – Mostly sunny and hot, high near 90.
WEDNESDAY – JULY 21 – Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, high in the upper 80s.
THURSDAY – JULY 22 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 80s.
FRIDAY – JULY 23 – Partly sunny with a chance of afternoon or evening showers and thunderstorms, high in the upper 80s.
SATURDAY – JULY 24 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 80s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Southwest winds to 10 knots, seas less than 1 foot. Point Pleasant Beach’s ocean temperature is 73 degrees.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Monday through Thursday.
Have a nice day and stay safe!