Good morning everyone!
Skies are mostly cloudy as the overnight strong to severe thunderstorms have moved to our east. These storms caused very frequent lightning along with some gusty winds and heavy rain. Temperatures at 5 a.m. range from 68 in Clifton down to 63 at Walpack. Winds are light from the west. The air quality is moderate with an index of 56.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR AUG 13TH!
AVERAGE HIGH: 83 AVERAGE LOW: 65
RECORD HIGH: 100 – 2005 RECORD LOW: 54 – 1979
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 88 LOW: 65 PRECIPITATION: .10″
A cold front will cross the area around sunrise and we will have a westerly flow of very warm air, skies will become mostly sunny and humidity will gradually lower by this afternoon.
Monday will be dry and warm during the day but another frontal system will give us showers and thunderstorms mainly after 8 p.m., continuing into Tuesday afternoon. The rain may be heavy at times.
High pressure will then build into our area on Wednesday with dry conditions with near normal temperatures and humidity continuing through Saturday.
Hot weather may return for Sunday.
TODAY – AUG 13 – Becoming mostly sunny and gradually less humid, highs near 90.
TONIGHT – Mostly clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy, lows in the mid 60s.
MONDAY – AUG 14 – Partly sunny, highs in the upper 80s. Showers and thunderstorms mainly after 8 p.m.
TUESDAY – AUG 15 – Mostly cloudy and humid with showers and thunderstorms, highs in the low 80s.
WEDNESDAY – AUG 16 – Mostly sunny, highs in the mid 80s.
THURSDAY – AUG 17 – Mostly sunny, highs in the upper 80s.
FRIDAY – AUG 18 – Partly sunny, highs in the mid 80s.
SATURDAY – AUG 19 – Sunny, highs in the upper 80s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – South winds becoming westerly to 10 knots, seas 2 feet. Belmar’s ocean temperature is 73 degrees.
OUTLOOK; No advisories expected Sunday through Thursday.
Have a nice day but please stay safe!