Good morning everyone!
Skies are mostly clear early on this Monday morning and there is a rather big spread in temperatures as with the calm winds the valleys are cooler than the higher elevations. Early readings range from 43 in Clifton down to 26 at Walpack and Pequest.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR MARCH 27TH:
AVERAGE HIGH: 52 AVERAGE LOW: 35
RECORD HIGH: 81 – 1998 RECORD LOW: 17 – 1990
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 64 LOW: 41 PRECIPITATION: TRACE
High pressure is moving offshore as a frontal system approaches our area from the west, we should see an increase in clouds today with rain developing mainly after 5 p.m. and ending around midnight. Temperatures will be a little above normal with highs in the upper 50s. Rainfall amounts will average between 1/4 to 1/2 inch.
Dry weather should prevail Tuesday through Thursday. A weak cold front will cross the area Wednesday afternoon or night followed by quite cool temperatures for Thursday.
A stronger frontal system will cause showers from Friday afternoon through Saturday night, however it will become quite mild as we will be in the warm sector of the storm with highs on Saturday approaching the 70 degree mark.
High pressure will then build into our area on Sunday with dry conditions and cooler temperatures.
TODAY – MAR 27 – Increasing cloudiness with rain developing mainly after 5 p.m. highs in the upper 50s.
TONIGHT – Cloudy with rain ending around midnight, low near 40.
TUESDAY – MAR 28 – Partly sunny, high in the low 50s.
WEDNESDAY – MAR 29 – Sunny, high in the mid 50s.
THURSDAY – MAR 30 – Sunny, high near 50.
FRIDAY – MAR 31 – Mostly cloudy with showers developing mainly after 2 p.m., high in the upper 50s.
SATURDAY – APR 1 – Cloudy, breezy and mild with showers, highs near 70.
SUNDAY – APR 2 – Mostly sunny and cooler, highs in the low 50s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Easterly winds to 10 knots, seas 1 foot.
OUTLOOK: No advisories expected for Tuesday and Wednesday; advisories possible for Thursday and Friday; advisories expected for Saturday.
Have a nice day and stay safe!