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Excessive heat watch issued for New Jersey with sizzling temps in the 90s this week

STORM WATCH: Temps into the 60s before stormy weather Thursday night

Temperatures across New Jersey will start to warm over the next few days, but the warmer temperatures will bring the threat of heavy rain by the end of the week.

News 12 Staff

Feb 16, 2022, 10:35 AM

Updated 853 days ago

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Spring-like temperatures will be arriving in New Jersey on Thursday, but the warmer weather will be marred by the possibility of thunderstorms.
Storm Watch Team meteorologists say that the storms are expected Thursday evening going into Friday. Thunder, lightning and wind gusts of up to 50 mph are possible.
Wednesday night will see mostly cloudy skies, with temperatures in the mid-40s.
Thursday will start off with a mix of sun and clouds, with high temperatures around 63 degrees. The weather will start to turn stormy around 9 p.m. Heavy rain, thunderstorms and strong wind gusts are expected. Power outages and property damage will be a concern.
The storm is expected to last into Friday morning and may impact the morning commute. Friday will start off warm, with temperatures in the upper-50s. But temperatures will quickly drop, with temperatures in the 40s by the afternoon. Friday afternoon will see some sun and breezy conditions. Overnight lows will be around 27 degrees.
The weekend is expected to see seasonal weather. Saturday is expected to be breezy with some stray snow flurries but otherwise should be mostly sunny. Sunday is also expected to be mostly sunny with temperatures in the low-40s.


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