Good morning everyone!
Skies are cloudy early on this Sunday morning and there are some scattered showers falling. Temperatures range from 69 in Clifton down to 62 at High Point. Winds are calm or light southeasterly. The air quality is moderate with an index of 73.
CLIFTON’S CLIMATE DATA FOR JULY 2.
AVERAGE HIGH: 84 AVERAGE LOW: 64
RECORD HIGH: 99 – 2018 RECORD LOW: 51 – 2001
YESTERDAY: HIGH: 82 LOW 64 PRECIPITATION: NONE
A warm front will move into our area today that will give us a mostly cloudy day with showers and thunderstorms, some of the storms may become quite strong with heavy rain and gusty winds. Temperatures will be near normal and the humidity will be high with dew points around 70. We should see less smoke from the Canadian wildfires today.
Hot and humid on Monday with mainly afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms likely.
On Independence Day it will continue to be hot but maybe a little less humid.
Weak high pressure moving into the area will give us dry weather but it will be hot and increasingly humid both on Wednesday and Thursday.
A weak frontal system may touch off some showers Friday into Saturday.
TODAY – JULY 2 – Mostly cloudy and humid with a chance of showers this morning then showers and thunderstorms this afternoon, some showers may be accompanied by heavy rain and gusty winds, highs in the mid 80s.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy and muggy with showers and thunderstorms, some storms may be accompanied by heavy rain and gusty winds, lows near 70.
MONDAY – JULY 3 – Mostly cloudy, hot and humid with mainly afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms, high near 90.
INDEPENDENCE DAY – JULY 4 – Partly sunny with only a slight chance of afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms, high near 90.
WEDNESDAY – JULY 5 – Mostly sunny, hot and humid, highs in the low 90s.
THURSDAY – JULY 6 – Mostly sunny, hot and humid, highs in the low 90s.
FRIDAY – JULY 7 – Partly sunny with a chance of afternoon and evening showers and thunderstomrs, highs in the upper 80s.
SATURDAY – JULY 8 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, highs in the mid 80s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Southerly winds to 10 knots, seas 3 feet.
OUTLOOK: No advisories expected Monday through Thursday. Point Pleasant ocean temperature is 71 degrees.
Have a nice day but please stay safe!