EDISON - Sticky summer heat and a rip current risk from Tropical Storm Arthur are ushering in the Fourth of July holiday along the New Jersey shore.

News 12 New Jersey Meteorologist Dave Curren says overnight temperatures will be in the 70s.

Curren says the chance for severe weather returns Thursday, with highs in the mid to upper 80s.

Swimmers should use caution because Arthur is expected to boost the risk of rip currents through the holiday weekend.