Good morning everyone!
Skies are mostly cloudy early on this Wednesday morning and temperatures across the area are still mild with readings ranging from 60 in Clifton down to 46 at High Point. Winds are a little gusty out of the northwest.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR MAY 17TH:
AVERAGE HIGH: 72 AVERAGE LOW: 52
RECORD HIGH: 93 – 2017 RECORD LOW: 35 – 1983
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 80 LOW: 52 PRECIPITATION: NONE
A cold front moved through our area overnight and high pressure will build from the north of the Great Lakes. Skies will become mostly sunny but it will be cooler with highs mainly in the upper 60s. With low humidity and gusty winds there is a chance of brush fires.
Tonight will be chilly with fair skies and light winds; temperatures will dip to near 40 in Clifton area down to the freezing mark across some areas of northwest New Jersey.
Tomorrow and Friday will continue to be cool but with diminishing winds as the high pressure moves closer to our area.
A frontal system will likely give us some rain Saturday and Saturday night.
Milder on Sunday with plenty of sunshine.
Continued dry early next week with temperatures at or slightly above normal.
TODAY – MAY 17 – Becoming sunny, breezy and cooler, highs in the upper 60s.
TONIGHT – Clear and chilly, low near 40.
THURSDAY – MAY 18 – Sunny, highs in the mid 60s.
FRIDAY – MAY 19 – Mostly sunny, highs near 70.
SATURDAY – MAY 20 – Mostly cloudy with showers likely, highs in the low 70s.
SUNDAY – MAY 21 – Mostly sunny, highs in the upper 70s.
MONDAY – MAY 22 – Mostly sunny, highs in the upper 70s.
TUESDAY – MAY 23 – Mostly sunny, highs in the low 70s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Northerly winds to 15 knots, seas 3 feet.
OUTLOOK: No advisories expected Thursday through the day on Friday; advisories possible Friday night through Saturday night; no advisories expected for Sunday.
Have a nice day and stay safe!