Good morning everyone!
Skies are partly cloudy early on this Tuesday morning and there is patchy fog in some areas. Temperatures range from 71 in Clifton down to 63 at Wantage. Winds are mainly calm. The air quality is moderate with an index of 98.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR JULY 18TH.
AVERAGE HIGH: 87 AVERAGE LOW: 67 Note: July 18th has had more days of 90 degrees or above than any other day of the year (24 out of the last 50)
RECORD HIGH: 102 – 2012 RECORD LOW: 59 – 2014
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 91 LOW: 71 PRECIPITATION: NONE
A weak front will be in our area today with a southerly flow of quite warm and humid air. Once again it will be hazy especially in the morning, due to the Canadian wildfires. There is a good chance of mainly afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms with possible heavy downpours.
Weak high pressure will then build into our area on Wednesday, it will continue to be warm but a little less humid than today. There will only be a low chance of an afternoon and evening shower or thunderstorm.
A slow moving front will give us a good chance of showers and thunderstorms on Thursday with showers and thunderstorms more likely on Friday.
Quite pleasant weather is likely for the weekend with seasonably warm temperatures and lower humidity as the very hot weather will continue over the Southwest states.
TODAY – JULY 18 – Partly sunny, hazy and humid with a chance of showers and thunderstorms mainly after 2 p.m., some storms may be accompanied by heavy rain, highs near 90.
TONIGHT – Partly cloudy with a chance of evening showers and thunderstorms, lows around 70.
WEDNESDAY – JULY 19 – Partly sunny and a little less humid with a chance of an afternoon or evening shower or thunderstorms, highs in the upper 80s.
THURSDAY – JULY 20 – Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, highs in the upper 80s.
FRIDAY – JULY 21 – Partly sunny with showers and thunderstorms likely, highs in the mid 80s.
SATURDAY – JULY 22 – Mostly sunny, highs in the mid 80s.
SUNDAY – JULY 23 – Sunny, highs in the mid 80s.
MONDAY – JULY 24 – Mostly sunny, highs in the upper 80s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Southerly winds to 10 knots, seas 3 feet. Point Pleasant Beach’s ocean temperature is 76 degrees.
OUTLOOK: No advisories expected Wednesday through Friday.
Have a nice day but stay cool and safe!