N.J. climate: Jersey Shore weekend is getting steamy as one other warmth wave looms


Our heat and sticky climate sample will probably be hanging round New Jersey for some time, because of a pesky stationary entrance that’s anticipated to stall off the coast of Virginia.

The entrance will play a task in bringing a wave of heat and humid air to our area this weekend. And though we must always see a great deal of sunshine, we might get hit with broadly scattered rain showers and pop-up thunderstorms at occasions, based on the National Weather Service.

The stalled entrance will permit a collection of small disturbances, often known as shortwave troughs, to experience alongside the sting of the entrance, which might deliver occasional rain to elements of the Backyard State.

Backside line: This weekend won’t be a repeat of final weekend’s almost-perfect beach weather. However it needs to be heat sufficient and dry sufficient to take pleasure in a while on the Jersey Shore or nearly wherever open air.

The truth is, the thermometer is anticipated to rise excessive on Sunday, making a run for the low 90s and setting the stage for what could possibly be one more summer season warmth wave. With humidity ranges additionally excessive, the warmth index (how scorching it really feels) might get near 100 levels in western sections of the state on Sunday.

So don’t be shocked if some warmth advisories are issued in locations like Burlington, Camden, Gloucester and Mercer counties.

Right here’s how the forecast is shaping up for this weekend alongside the Jersey Shore and likewise in inside sections of the Backyard State.

The New Jersey weather outlook for Friday, Aug. 16.

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The New Jersey climate outlook for Friday, Aug. 16.

Expect to see a mix of sun and clouds on Saturday, Aug. 17, with increasing humidity and a slight chance of isolated showers.

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Count on to see a mixture of solar and clouds on Saturday, Aug. 17, with rising humidity and a slight probability of remoted showers.

Forecasters say temperatures will be rising on Sunday - and so will the humidity. It could even feel as hot as 100 degrees (the heat index) in western sections of the Garden State.

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Forecasters say temperatures will probably be rising on Sunday – and so will the humidity. It might even really feel as scorching as 100 levels (the warmth index) in western sections of the Backyard State.

Surf situations

Swimmers take word: There’s a moderate risk of dangerous rip currents forming Friday alongside any a part of the Jersey Shore, from Monmouth County all the way in which right down to Cape Might County, based on the Nationwide Climate Service.

When the chance is reasonable, swimmers are suggested to examine with native lifeguards or seashore patrols earlier than going into the ocean. Security specialists additionally say folks mustn’t swim on seashores that aren’t patrolled by lifeguards, or after lifeguards go away for the day.

For the newest surf situations — together with the chance stage for harmful rip currents forming on the Jersey Shore on Saturday and Sunday, examine the Nationwide Climate Service’s Surf & Rip Current Forecast.

Weather forecasters say we should see more sun than clouds this weekend at the Jersey Shore, but there's a slight chance of an isolated shower or a thunderstorm.

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Climate forecasters say we must always see extra solar than clouds this weekend on the Jersey Shore, however there is a slight probability of an remoted bathe or a thunderstorm.

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