After a cool, unsettled, and cloudy weekend; near normal Summer conditions will return to New Jersey for the start of the week. However, the cool weather pattern that has dominated much of July will return once again for the end of this week and next weekend.
High pressure will continue to move over New Jersey through tomorrow with scattered cloud cover expected. An isolated shower is a threat over extreme northern New Jersey, however most locations will remain dry. Fog will be a returning tomorrow morning and may become locally dense, especially in valley and along the immediate coast. Winds will be from the southwest at 5 to 10 mph. Temperatures this afternoon will rise into the lower to mid 80's over the Delaware River Valley and upper 70's to lower 80's along the immediate coast for highs. Tonight, temperatures will fall into the upper 50's over northwestern New Jersey, lower to mid 60's over the rest of northern New Jersey, and mid to upper 60's in the urban areas and over much of central and southern New Jersey. Tomorrow, temperatures will rise into the lower to mid 80's along the coast and mid to upper 80's in the Delaware River Valley.
On Wednesday, a cold front will move through New Jersey with scattered showers and thunderstorms. The thunderstorms are expected to remain below severe levels and feature heavy downpours, frequent lightning, small hail, and wind gusts over 30 mph. Winds will veer from the southwest to northwest at 5 to 15 mph. Temperatures will range from the mid 60's for lows and lower to mid 80's for highs.
High pressure over the Great Lakes will take control by Thursday morning and remain in control through Sunday with clear skies to scattered cloud cover. Winds will veer from the northwest to northeast at 5 to 10 mph. Temperatures will average near to slightly below normal. Low temperatures will range from the mid to upper 50's over the interior and lower to mid 60's in the Delaware River Valley and along the coast. High temperatures will range from the upper 70's to lower 80's along the immediate coast and lower to mid 80's throughout the rest of New Jersey.