Good morning everyone and Happy First Day of Meteorological Autumn!
Skies are mainly clear early on this Friday morning and temperatures are cool with readings ranging from 59 in Clifton down to a chilly 44 at Walpack. Winds are light from the north. The air quality is good with an index of 25.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR SEPTEMBER 1ST:
AVERAGE HIGH: 80 AVERAGE LOW 61
RECORD HIGH: 95 – 2010 RECORD LOW: 49 – 1986
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 77 LOW: 62 PRECIPITATION: NONE (Two years ago on this date Hurricane Ida caused over 8 inches of rain causing massive flooding)
A large area of high pressure moves into our area & will give us more very nice late summer weather today and on Saturday with plenty of sunshine, low humidity and near seasonable temperatures.
As the high pressure moves to our south we will have a southwesterly flow of much warmer air on Sunday with a slow increase in humidity.
We will have a hot and more humid day on Labor Day with highs in the 90s and dew points rising into the 60s.
Very warm weather to continue next week as high pressure will control our weather.
TODAY – SEP 1 – Sunny, highs in the upper 70s.
TONIGHT – Clear, lows in the upper 50s.
SATURDAY – SEP 2 – Sunny, highs in the low 80s.
SUNDAY – SEP 3 – Sunny, highs near 90.
LABOR DAY – SEP 4 – Sunny, hot and more humid, highs in the low to mid 90s.
TUESDAY – SEP 5 – Sunny, highs in the low 90s.
WEDNESDAY – SEP 6 – Mostly sunny, highs near 90.
THURSDAY – SEP 7 – Mostly sunny, highs near 90.
MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect until noon for northeast winds gusting to 15 knots, seas 3-5 feet. Belmar’s ocean temperature is 73 degrees.
OUTLOOK: Advisories possible through Friday night; no advisories expected Saturday through Tuesday.
Enjoy this nice late summer weather but please stay safe!