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Showers an increasing threat through the weekend

As disturbances race towards New Jersey, shower threat increasing through the weekend
As disturbances race towards New Jersey, shower threat increasing through the weekend
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The cool, dry, comfortable weather that's been in place this week is going to be coming to an end. Fear not though, hot and humid weather will not be returning however showers will be. These showers will be a constant threat through this weekend, leading to not the best beach weather.

Clouds will increase through the day with an isolated shower or two possible through the day. Most locations in New Jersey will remain dry, especially central and southern New Jersey. As disturbances pass through central New York, a few showers are possible over northern New Jersey through the day. Winds will be from the south at 5 to 10 mph. Temperatures will rise into the lower to mid 80's for highs.

Tonight, scattered clouds can be expected with an isolated shower remaining a threat. Winds will back to the southeast at around 5 mph. Temperatures will fall into the lower to mid 60's throughout New Jersey as humidity increases from the Atlantic Ocean.

Tomorrow on through Sunday, a series of disturbances along a slow moving cold front that will stall over New Jersey coastal waters will produce scattered to overcast clouds and scattered to widespread showers. The showers will be capable of heavy downpours leading to localized urban and flash flooding at times. Winds will back from the southeast to east at 5 to 10 mph. Temperatures will remain below normal through the forecast period. Tomorrow, temperatures will rise into the lower to mid 80's for highs in the afternoon. On Saturday and Sunday, temperatures will range from the lower to mid 60's for lows and upper 70's to lower 80's for highs.

High pressure will gradually take hold by Monday with clearing skies. Scattered cloud cover with a few isolated showers can be expected on Tuesday and Wednesday. Temperatures will return to near normal levels for the start of next week. Low temperatures will range from the lower to mid 60's. High temperatures will range from the lower to mid 80's along the coast and mid 80's throughout the Delaware River Valley.