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New England High Pressure Keeps Cool New Jersey Summer In Place

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High pressure anchored over New England this morning will remain a constant influence on New Jersey's weather through this week and into next weekend. While dry conditions will not remain for the entire week, what will be constant is the relative cool conditions as temperatures range from near to below normal over the next seven day.

Today on through tomorrow, high pressure will slowly drift from New England to the Gulf of Maine with scattered cloud cover expected. An isolated shower is possible, especially over southwestern New Jersey, however most locations will remain dry. Winds will develop from the south at 5 mph this evening through tomorrow. Temperatures will range from the lower to mid 80's for highs and lower to mid 60's for lows.

A series of cold fronts will move through the region Wednesday on through Friday morning with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. The strongest thunderstorms will feature wind gusts over 30 mph, small hail, occasional lightning, and heavy downpours. Winds will be from the west-southwest at 5 to 15 mph through the period. Temperatures will range from the mid to upper 60's for lows and lower to mid 80's for highs.

A back door cold front will drive south through New Jersey on Friday and linger over the region on Saturday and Sunday. Scattered to overcast cloud cover can be expected with the threat for widely scattered showers. Temperatures on Friday and Saturday will range from the mid 60's for lows and lower to mid 80's for highs. Temperatures on Sunday will range from the mid 60's for lows and mid to upper 70's for highs.

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