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Excessive heat watch issued for parts of New Jersey with sizzling temperatures

Canadian wildfire smoke returns Thursday; tracking Friday rain

Storm Watch Team meteorologists say that the smoke will only impact the upper levels of the sky and should not affect visibility or pose a health issue.

News 12 Staff

Aug 2, 2023, 10:25 AM

Updated 321 days ago

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Smoke from the Canadian wildfires will return to New Jersey Thursday as temperatures around the state remain below average.
Storm Watch Team meteorologists say that the smoke will only impact the upper levels of the sky and should not affect visibility or pose a health issue.
THURSDAY: Sunny start with increasingly cloudy skies. Humidity increases and wildfire smoke filters in - yet not significantly impacting air quality. Highs near 83. Overnight lows near 64.
FRIDAY: Clouds collect, and rain arrives with possible thunderstorms in the late afternoon/evening. Thunderstorms are likely around the evening commute. Highs near 80. Overnight lows near 66.
Watch below for this week's beachcast: 
SATURDAY: A few early morning showers possible. Overall dry and pleasant. Highs near 83. Overnight lows near 66.
SUNDAY: Mostly cloudy. Daytime highs around 84. Overnight lows in the upper-60s.


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