Good morning everyone!
Skies are mainly clear early on this Wednesday morning but there is some fog over the inland valleys. It continues to be muggy and temperatures range from 70 in Clifton down to 65 at Hackettstown, Pequest and High Point. Winds are mainly calm. The air quality is unhealthy with an index of 191.
CLIFTON ALMANAC DATA FOR JULY 5TH.
AVERAGE HIGH: 84 AVERAGE LOW: 65
RECORD HIGH: 99 – 2010 RECORD LOW: 52 – 1979
YESTERDAY: HIGH 85 LOW 72 PRECIPITATION: .11″
The front that caused the showers and thunderstorms yesterday is moving offshore as weak high pressure moves into our area. Today will be quite warm with highs near 90 and with dew points near 70 it will be an uncomfortable day.
Thursday will be quite warm and humid once again with only a slight chance of an afternoon and evening shower.
A slow moving front will affect our weather Friday through early next week. There will be a chance of showers and thunderstorms mainly in the afternoon Friday and Saturday with showers and thunderstorms more likely Sunday into Monday. Highs will be near normal but overnight lows will be above normal. It will continue to be humid.
High pressure will build in for Tuesday with slightly less humid air but still a chance of an afternoon and evening shower.
TODAY – JULY 5 – Mostly sunny, quite warm and humid, highs in the low 90s.
TONIGHT – Partly cloudy and muggy, lows in the low 70s.
THURSDAY – JULY 6 – Mostly sunny, quite warm and humid, highs near 90.
FRIDAY – JULY 7 – Partly sunny and humid with a chance of afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms, highs in the upper 80s.
SATURDAY – JULY 8 – Partly sunny and humid with a chance of afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms, highs in the upper 80s.
SUNDAY – JULY 9 – Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely, humid with highs in the mid 80s.
MONDAY – JULY 10 – Mostly cloudy with showers likely and possibly some thunderstorms, highs in the low 80s.
TUESDAY – JULY 11 – Mostly sunny and a little less humid with a chance of a shower or thunderstorm mainly in the afternoon and evening, highs in the upper 80s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Variable winds less than 5 knots, seas 2 feet. Point Pleasant Beach’s ocean temperature is 73 degrees.
OUTLOOK: No advisories expected Thursday through Sunday.
Have a nice day and please stay safe!