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NJ Weather Forecast: A short humidity spell

NJ Weather Forecast: A short humidity spell
BY STEVE DiMARTINO
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
N.J. WEATHER

Humid conditions will return to the Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan areas by Tuesday afternoon as high pressure drifts into the Atlantic and winds from the southwest take over at all levels of the atmosphere. However, the tropical air mass will not have much staying power as a cold front is quickly going to put an end to any hot and humid conditions.

Tuesday, will shift off the coast leading to scattered cloud cover and an isolated shower or thunderstorm in the afternoon. Winds will be from the southwest at 5 to 15 mph. Temperatures will rise into the mid to upper 80's for highs with increasing humidity.

Wednesday, a strong cold front will approach the Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan areas with increasing clouds through the day. Widespread showers and thunderstorms will develop in the afternoon and evening. The strongest thunderstorms will be capable of wind gusts over 60 mph, frequent lightning, hail, and very heavy downpours. Localized flash flooding and wind damage will be a threat from these thunderstorms tomorrow evening. Winds will be from the southwest at 10 to 20 mph. Low temperatures will range from the lower to mid 70's. High temperatures will range from the upper 80's to lower 90's.

 

NJ in Danger of Rip Currents Due to Bertha

NJ in Danger of Rip Currents Due to Bertha
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Rip currents flow quickly out away from the shoreline, returning water brought to land by wind and waves. New Jersey has learned a lot about rip currents this summer.

Th...

‘Rolling Coal’ targeted in New Jersey

‘Rolling Coal’ targeted in New Jersey
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

The trend of “rolling coal” allows a diesel vehicle driver to modify their trucks so they will blow black soot at a vehicle behind them. Often their smoke is directed a...

New Jersey’s Internet Not So Fast Compared to Other States

New Jersey’s Internet Not So Fast Compared to Other States
BY: KRISTEN LAULETTI
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

According to Tech Times, a map of the country was created showing the Internet strength of each state, leaving New Jersey to trail behind others.

Broadview Netw...

NJ Hopes Lake Hopatcong Anaconda Isn’t This Big?

NJ Hopes Lake Hopatcong Anaconda Isn’t This Big?
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

So the search for the 14 to 20 feet long Lake Hopatcong reptile continues. Reports vary on whether the huge snake even exists.

Sightings of a snake, reported as an anaco...

4 Reasons Humback Whales coming back to New Jersey

4 Reasons Humback Whales coming back to New Jersey
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

A lot more people have been leaving New Jersey over the last few years for a variety of reasons. But a certain segment of the population has been coming into the state ...

Giant Turtles Live Off New Jersey’s Coast

Giant Turtles Live Off New Jersey’s Coast
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

The leatherback sea turtle is the largest of all living turtles. Some reports say they can weigh between 1,500 and 2,000 pounds.

It turns out that at least one of the re...

Shark Week started in New Jersey

Shark Week started in New Jersey
BY MARY MARSHALL
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

This week kicks off Discovery Channel’s annual Shark Week—but what many might not realize is that the infatuation with these gigantic jagged-toothed tyrants of the...

Ridgewood has a rat problem

Ridgewood has a rat problem
BY MARY MARSHALL
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Unwanted intruders are plaguing residents of Ridgewood, N.J.. Before the first complaint was issued on July 18 these mischievous trespassers have been wreaking hav...

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