Good morning everyone!
Skies are mostly cloudy early on this Thursday morning and temperatures range from 70 in Clifton down to 65 at High Point and Pequest. Winds are mainly calm. The air quality is good with an index of 24.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR AUGUST 17TH:
AVERAGE HIGH: 83 AVERAGE LOW: 64
RECORD HIGH: 96 – 2015 RECORD LOW: 54 – 1979
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 84 LOW: 68 PRECIPITATION: .52″
A frontal system will give us mostly cloudy skies today with a chance of showers and thunderstorms mainly after 4 p.m., It will be rather humid with dew points near 70.
A cold front is expected to cross the area Friday afternoon preceded by some showers and thunderstorms and followed by a westerly flow of much less humid air by Friday evening.
Very nice summer weather for this weekend with low humidity and plenty of sunshine both days, Saturday’s highs will be a little below normal and Sunday’s highs will be a little above normal.
Mainly dry weather Monday through Wednesday, Monday will be hot with highs near 90 but a cold front crossing causing cooler temperatures for Tuesday and Wednesday, humidity will be moderate with dew points in the 60s.
TODAY – AUG 17 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms mainly after 4 p.m, humid with highs in the low 80s.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy and muggy with showers likely and possibly some thunderstorms, lows near 70.
FRIDAY – AUG 18 – Partly sunny with showers likely and possibly some thunderstorms mainly before 2 p.m., becoming less humid by evening, highs in the mid 80s.
SATURDAY – AUG 19 – Sunny, highs near 80.
SUNDAY – AUG 20 – Sunny, highs in the upper 80s.
MONDAY – AUG 21 – Mostly sunny, high near 90.
TUESDAY – AUG 22 – Partly sunny, highs in the low 80s.
WEDNESDAY – AUG 23 – Mostly sunny, highs in the low 80s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – South-southeast winds to 10 knots, seas 1 foot. Belmar’s ocean temperature is 74 degrees.
OUTLOOK: A small craft advisory has been posted between 1 a.m. and 10 a.m. Friday; advisories still possible Friday afternoon; no advisories expected Friday night through Monday.
Have a nice day but please stay safe!