A strong back door cold front has driven well west of New Jersey with overcast skies with periods of drizzle and showers expected through this evening. The back door cold front will give way by tomorrow morning with a far more humid and hot air mass taking hold for this weekend and next week.
Overcast skies with drizzle and showers can be expected through this evening. Most of the showers will be focused along the Delaware River with heavy downpours possible. Winds will be from the east at 5 to 15 mph. Temperatures will rise into the lower to mid 70's along the coast and mid to upper 70's along the Delaware River.
Tonight through tomorrow morning, periods of showers can be expected with heavy downpours at times. The showers will become widespread by tomorrow morning with localized flash and urban flooding a threat. Winds will veer to the south at 5 to 15 mph. Temperatures will fall into the mid to upper 60's for lows.
A strong cold front will drive through New Jersey by tomorrow afternoon and evening with showers and thunderstorms. Clouds will become scattered in the early afternoon allowing temperatures to rise rapidly into the 80's. Showers and thunderstorms will develop throughout the region in the afternoon and evening. The strongest thunderstorms will be capable of wind gusts over 50 mph, hail, very heavy downpours, and frequent lightning. Very heavy rainfall will support localized flash and urban flooding with very poor visibility expected. Winds will veer from the south to the northwest at 5 to 15 mph. Temperatures will range from the lower to mid 80's over much of New Jersey, upper 70's to lower 80's along the immediate coast for highs.
High pressure will build into New Jersey on Saturday and will be in complete control on Sunday with clear skies to scattered cloud cover. Winds will be from the northwest at 5 to 15 mph. Low temperatures will range from the upper 50's to lower 60's. High temperatures will range from the upper 70's to lower 80's.
A far more humid and unstable air mass will take hold for Monday on through Wednesday. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be a threat at any time, however the highest threat will be in the afternoon and evening. Winds will be from the southwest at 5 to 15 mph. Low temperatures will range from the mid to upper 60's. High temperatures will range from the lower to mid 80's along the coast and mid to upper 80's throughout the rest of the state. A few lower 90's are possible in the Delaware River Valley.