BY STEVE DiMARTINO
N.J. WEATHER FORECAST
While high pressure shifts off the coast Monday leading to a develop southwesterly wind Monday afternoon, weakening disturbances approaching from the west will keep the isolated shower and thunderstorm threat in the forecast to start the short 4th of July work week.
Isolated showers and thunderstorms will be a threat Monday through Tuesday, otherwise scattered cloud cover can be expected. The strongest thunderstorms will be capable of wind gusts over 40 mph, frequent lightning, and very heavy downpours. Winds will be from the southwest at 5 to 15 mph. Temperatures will rise into the mid 80's for highs Monday afternoon. Tuesday, temperatures will range from the mid to upper 60's for lows and upper 80's to lower 90's for highs. The increasing humidity will make temperatures feel like the mid to upper 90's Tuesday afternoon.