Good morning everyone!
Skies are partly cloudy early on this Saturday morning and temperatures range from 68 in Clifton down to 64 at Hackettstown and Basking Ridge. Winds are mainly calm. The air quality is good with an index of 43.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR JULY 15TH.
NORMAL HIGH: 85 NORMAL LOW: 66
RECORD HIGH: 100 – 1995 RECORD LOW: 56 – 1999
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 85 LOW: 68 PRECIPITATION: .95″
The weak front that gave us the showers and thunderstorms yesterday is moving offshore and a weak high pressure will build into the area. The day will be mostly dry but there is still a chance of an afternoon or evening shower and thunderstorm. High temperatures will rise to the upper 80s and the humidity will continue to be high with dew points in the low 70s.
Showers and thunderstorms are expected on Sunday with rain heavy at times as another front moves into the area and a low pressure develops on the front. High temperatures will be a little lower than today but the humidity will be quite highs with dew points in the mid 70s. Rainfall amounts should average between 1-2 inches with higher amounts possible. A flood watch has been posted.
Next week looks to be seasonably warm with a chance of showers Tuesday and again Thursday and Friday.
TODAY – JULY 15 – Partly sunny and humid with a chance of an afternoon shower or thunderstorm, highs in the upper 80s.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy and muggy with a chance of shower and thunderstorms in the evening then showers likely after midnight with a chance of a thunderstorm, lows in the low 70s.
SUNDAY – JULY 16 – Cloudy with showers and possibly some thunderstorms, rain will be heavy at times, quite humid with highs in the mid 80s. A flood watch has been posted.
MONDAY – JULY 17 – Sunny, hot and humid, highs in the low 90s.
TUESDAY – JULY 18 – Partly sunny with a chance of afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms, humid with highs near 90.
WEDNESDAY – JULY 19 – Mostly sunny and a little less humid, highs in the upper 80s.
THURSDAY – JULY 20 – Partly sunny with a chance of afternoon or evening showers and thunderstorms, highs in the upper 80s.
FRIDAY – JULY 21 – Partly sunny with a chance of showers, highs in the upper 80s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Southerly winds to 10 knots, seas 2 feet. Point Pleasant Beach’s ocean temperature is a warm 77 degrees.
OUTLOOK: Possible advisories for Sunday; no advisories expected Monday through Wednesday.
Have a nice weekend but please stay safe!