Good morning everyone!
Skies are cloudy early on this Sunday morning and there are some heavy showers now across western parts of New Jersey, in fact a tornado warning was just issued for the Flemington area. Very steamy now with temperatures ranging from 76 in Clifton down to 68 at High Point, dew points are mainly in the mid 70s. Winds are light from the south. The air quality is moderate with an index of 51.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR JULY 16TH.
AVERAGE HIGH: 86 AVERAGE LOW 66
RECORD HIGH: 102 – 1988 RECORD LOW: 57 – 1989
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 90 LOW: 68 PRECIPITATION: .07″
A slow moving cold front will cause considerable showers and thunderstorms today into this evening, a flood watch is in effect as 1-2 inches of rainfall is likely with higher amounts to 6 inches possible in some areas. It will be very humid with dew points in the mid 70s. Also there is a chance of severe thunderstorms.
We dry out on Monday and we should be hot with plenty of sunshine, however dew points will lower into the 60s by evening.
Another frontal system will give us a good chance of showers and thunderstorms on Tuesday and we may also see some haze again from the Canadian wildfires.
Wednesday looks to be dry but a couple of fronts or troughs will give us mainly afternoon and evening showers Thursday through the beginning of the week. Temperatures will be seasonably warm with moderate humidity.
TODAY – JULY 16 – Showers and thunderstorms, some heavy rain likely, very humid, highs in the low 80s. Rainfall amounts averaging 1-2 inches with higher amounts possible.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy and humid with showers and thunderstorms likely, becoming partly cloudy after midnight, lows near 70.
MONDAY – JULY 17 – Sunny, highs in the low 90s.
TUESDAY – JULY 18 – Partly sunny and hazy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, highs in the upper 80s.
WEDNESDAY – JULY 19 – Mostly sunny, highs in the mid 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 afternoon or evening showers and thunderstorms, highs in the upper 80s.
SATURDAY – JULY 22 – Partly sunny with a chance of afternoon or evening showers and thunderstorms, highs in the mid 80s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Southerly winds to 10 knots, seas 4 feet. Point Pleasant Beach’s ocean temperature is 77 degrees.
OUTLOOK: No advisories expected Monday through Thursday.
Despite the rainy forecast try to have a good day and please stay safe!