Good morning everyone!
Skies are mainly overcast with considerable smoke and haze early this morning and it is quite cool with temperatures ranging from 50 in Clifton down to a chilly 33 at Walpack. Winds are mainly calm.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR JUNE 8TH:
AVERAGE HIGH: 78 AVERAGE LOW: 58
RECORD HIGH: 98 – 2008 RECORD LOW: 46 – 1998
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 69 LOW: 54 PRECIPITATION: NONE
Yesterday we had the worst air quality in decades in our area from smoke from the Quebec wildfires especially in the early afternoon with the sky turning a strange brownish orange color.
Today we should have less haze and smoke but rather bad air quality should remain. Also there is a chance of an afternoon or evening shower.
Less haze and smoke on Friday with showers likely.
The weekend looks to be mainly dry with warmer temperatures as the upper level low that has been just off the Maine coast finally moves away and high pressure builds into the area.
Warm and rather humid conditions Monday through Wednesday with chance of showers each day as a frontal system moves through our area.
TODAY – JUNE 8 – Mostly cloudy with widespread haze and smoke with a chance of showers, highs in the low 70s.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy with widespread haze and patchy smoke and a chance of showers before 8 p.m., lows in the mid 50s.
FRIDAY – JUNE 9 – Mostly cloudy with showers likely with possibly a thunderstorm, highs in the low 70s.
SATURDAY – JUNE 10 – Mostly sunny, highs in the upper 70s.
SUNDAY – JUNE 11 – Increasing clouds, highs in the low 80s.
MONDAY – JUNE 12 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, highs near 80.
TUESDAY – JUNE 13 – Partly sunny with a chance of showers, highs near 80.
WEDNESDAY – JUNE 14 – Mostly sunny with still a chance of a showers, highs near 80.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Southeast winds to 10 knots, seas 2 feet.
OUTLOOK: No advisories expected for Friday and Saturday; possible advisories for Sunday and Monday.
Have a nice day but please stay safe!