BY STEVE DiMARTINO
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
A powerful storm is expected to target the New Jersey, Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan areas beginning late tonight on through Thursday morning with heavy rain, strong winds, coastal flooding, and even snow as the storm departs.
Clouds will continue to increase and lower as high pressure departs into the Canadian Maritimes. A few rain and snow showers are possible along the coast, however most locations will remain dry on through this evening. Winds will be from the north and northeast at 10 to 20 mph. Temperatures will rise into the lower to mid 30â€™s over the interior and mid to upper 30â€™s along the coast.