BY STEVE DiMARTINO
N.J. WEATHER FORECAST
The threat for isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms will return Monday afternoon and remain a lingering through through this week as a tropical air mass builds into New Jersey, and the Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan areas.
Monday through Tuesday, high pressure will shift off the Mid Atlantic coast leading to scattered cloud cover and isolated showers and thunderstorms. The strongest thunderstorms will be capable of wind gusts over 50 mph, heavy downpours, frequent lightning, and hail. Winds will be from the southwest at 10 to 20 mph. Temperatures this afternoon will rise into the mid 80's along the coast and upper 80's to lower 90's in throughout the rest of the region. Temperatures Tuesday morning will range from the mid to upper 60's for lows. Temperatures Tuesday afternoon will range from the mid 80's along the coast and upper 80's to lower 90's throughout the rest of the region tomorrow afternoon for highs.