Partly sunny, breezy and pleasantly warm with much less humidity today! Increasing cloudiness and a little cooler on Wednesday with showers likely late at night! Mainly dry Thursday and Friday! Very hot on Saturday with highs in the low 90s! Showers and thunderstorms likely on Sunday!


Good morning everyone!

Skies have become clear early on this Tuesday morning and temperatures at 5 a.m. range from 54 in Clifton down to 45 at Walpack and Sandyston. Winds are mainly light from the west.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR MAY 17TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 72 AVERAGE LOW: 52

RECORD HIGH: 93 – 2017 RECORD LOW: 35 – 1983

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 78 LOW: 60 PRECIPITATION: .44″

Severe weather did not occur yesterday as expected in our area with the heaviest downpour being around 6 p.m. with mainly lighter showers the rest of the evening. No wind damage in our area but some tree damage in the Wantage area.

Today will be a very pleasant late spring day with sunshine this morning and increasing cloudiness this afternoon. High temperatures will be in the 70s with much less humidity than the last few days. Winds will be a little gusty out of the west.

Tomorrow will start off sunny but we should again have an increase in clouds in the afternoon, high temperatures will be a few degrees lower than today but with less wind. A weak disturbance will give us a chance of showers late Wednesday night into early Thursday morning.

Thursday will have clearing skies with near seasonable temperatures.

Mostly sunny and warmer on Friday.

Saturday looks to be the warmest day of the year so far with an increase in humidity, highs should reach the low 90s, most of the day will be dry but there will be a chance of showers and thunderstorms at night.

Sunday a cold front will cross the area at night likely accompanied by showers and thunderstorms, highs will be not as hot but still rise to the mid 80s.

Clearing and cooler on Monday with near seasonable temperatures and lower humidity as high pressure builds into the area.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – MAY 17 – Mostly sunny this morning, partly sunny this afternoon, breezy and much less humid, high in the upper 70s.

TONIGHT – Mostly clear, low in the low 50s.

WEDNESDAY – MAY 18 – Mostly sunny in the morning then increasing clouds in the afternoon, high in the low 70s. Showers likely after midnight.

THURSDAY – MAY 19 – Showers likely before 8 a.m. then clearing, high in the mid 70s.

FRIDAY – MAY 20 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 80s.

SATURDAY – MAY 21 – Mostly sunny, hot and more humid, high in the low 90s, chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8 p.m.

SUNDAY – MAY 22 – Partly sunny, warm and humid with showers and thunderstorms likely, high in the mid 80s.

MONDAY – MAY 23 – Mostly sunny, cooler and less humid, high in the mid 70s.

MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Westerly winds to 10 knots, seas 1 foot.

OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Wednesday through Saturday.

Have a nice day and stay safe!

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