Good morning everyone!
Skies are cloudy early on this Monday morning and there is some light rain falling in parts of the area. Temperatures are mild with readings at 5 a.m. ranging from 71 in Clifton down to 65 at High Point. The wind is calm or light southeasterly and the humidity is high with dew points near 70.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR AUGUST 22ND:
AVERAGE HIGH: 82 AVERAGE LOW: 64
RECORD HIGH: 92 – 2019 RECORD LOW: 50 – 1982
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 84 LOW: 68 PRECIPITATION: NONE
Our first significant rainfall in several weeks today with rain possibly heavy at times especially this morning as a warm front moves to our north. With the clouds and precipitation high temperatures will only rise to near 80 but the humidity will be high with dew points near 70. Rainfall amounts should be between 1-2 inches.
A cold front will cross the area Tuesday night giving our area a good chance of showers and thunderstorms mainly in the afternoon and evening, with more sunshine temperatures will be higher and the humidity will remain high.
Mainly dry weather Wednesday through the weekend with above normal temperatures and moderate humidity. The only chance of showers will be on Friday as a weak cold front moves through the area.
TODAY – AUG 22 – Showers and isolated thunderstorms, rain may be heavy at times especially this morning, humid, high near 80.
TONIGHT – Cloudy with a chance of showers and an isolated thunderstorm, humid, low in the upper 60s.
TUESDAY – AUG 23 – Mostly cloudy in the morning then partly sunny in the afternoon and evening with showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, high in the upper 80s.
WEDNESDAY – AUG 24 – Sunny, high near 90.
THURSDAY – AUG 25 – Sunny, high near 90.
FRIDAY – AUG 26 – Partly sunny with a chance of an afternoon or evening shower and thunderstorm, high in the upper 80s.
SATURDAY – AUG 27 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 80s.
SUNDAY – AUG 28 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 80s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – South-southeast wind to 10 knots, seas 1-2 feet. Belmar’s ocean temperature is 75 degrees.
OUTLOOK: No advisories expected Tuesday through Friday.
Have a nice day and enjoy the well needed rain today!