STORM WATCH: Tracking potential for thunderstorms; temps hit the 90s

Storm Watch Team Meteorologist Michele Powers says Friday afternoon will see hot temperatures ahead of thunderstorms on Saturday and sunny skies for the Fourth of July.

News 12 Staff

Jul 1, 2022, 10:35 AM

Updated 711 days ago

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The News 12 Storm Watch Team is tracking potential thunderstorms that could impact New Jersey tonight and into the weekend.
WHAT’S NEW: Newark officially hit 99 degrees today, making it the hottest day in New Jersey this year. This also put the Garden State officially in a heat wave.
WHAT’S NEXT: Thunderstorms have the potential to bring about heavy rain and strong winds this afternoon and into the evening.
OVERNIGHT: Mainly cloudy overnight, with some rain possible. Overnight lows around 78 degrees.
SATURDAY: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. High 82F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
SATURDAY NIGHT: Scattered thunderstorms during the evening, then mainly cloudy overnight. Low 68F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
SUNDAY: Partly cloudy skies. High near 85F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. Sunday night will see clear skies. Low near 65F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.
MONDAY: INDEPENDENCE DAY - Generally sunny. High 83F. NE winds shifting to SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Monday night will see partly cloudy skies early followed by increasing clouds with showers developing later at night. Low 68F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.


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