OUTLOOK: A SMATTERING OF SPATTERINGS

sb-flowersThese sun-hungry bloomers sprouting near the sea wall in north Sea Bright Wednesday evening may be in for repeated dousings in coming days, according to forecasts. (Click to enlarge)

The phrases “mostly cloudy” and “chance of thunderstorms” spatter the weather forecast for the next five days in the Red Bank area.

Here’s how the outlookers at the National Weather Service see it from their window:

Today: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Areas of fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southwest wind between 7 and 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. West southwest wind between 6 and 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. West wind between 6 and 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. West southwest wind between 7 and 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 74.