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Powerful cold front plows through New Jersey

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A powerful cold front approaching New Jersey this afternoon and evening will bring another round of strong to severe thunderstorms and very heavy rainfall to much of New Jersey. Last night, thunderstorms produced wind damage, small hail, and flash flooding; especially over southern and central New Jersey.

Overcast skies and fog will slowly burn off this morning leading to scattered to broken cloud cover by this afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms will develop after 2 PM and will become widespread this afternoon and evening. These thunderstorms will feature very heavy downpours, wind gusts over 60 mph, small hail, frequent vivid lightning, and even an isolated tornado. These thunderstorms will be capable of wind damage and flash flooding. Visibility below a mile can be expected in heavy downpours. Winds will be from the southwest at 5 to 15 mph. Temperatures will rise into the mid to upper 80's with humid conditions.

Tomorrow, the cold front will push off the New Jersey coast with showers linger along the coast through the afternoon hours. Winds will veer from the southwest to northwest at 5 to 15 mph. Low temperatures will be in the lower to mid 60's. High temperatures will rise into the upper 70's to lower 80's with humidity crashing in the afternoon.

High pressure will be in control Thursday and Friday with clear skies to scattered cloud cover. Very comfortable weather conditions can be expected. Low temperatures will range from the lower to mid 60's. High temperatures will range from the upper 70's to lower 80's along the coast and lower to mid 80's in the Delaware River Valley.

A series of low pressure systems will move through New Jersey on Saturday through Monday producing scattered showers throughout the region. Otherwise, scattered to overcast cloud cover can be expected. Low temperatures will range from the mid to upper 60's. High temperatures will range from the lower to mid 80's.

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