Sept 30: Major Hurricane Matthew

Sept 30: Major Hurricane Matthew

Jonathan Carr 🕔20:23, 30.Sep 2016

Matthew could reach category 5 hurricane status by tomorrow, if not overnight. What does this mean for New Jersey? Let’s break it down… Right now, Matthew is an absolute beast churning in the Caribbean Sea. He is over 28-29C (~82-84F)

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Sept 29: Hurricane Matthew Video and Storm Impact Map

Sept 29: Hurricane Matthew Video and Storm Impact Map

Jonathan Carr 🕔20:01, 29.Sep 2016

Matthew strengthened into a hurricane earlier today and will now churn in the Caribbean Sea before turning up the US East Coast. Let’s break it down… I mentioned a few times now that I would be using a new forecasting strategy

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28th LBI “Chowderfest” Forecast – This Weekend!

28th LBI “Chowderfest” Forecast – This Weekend!

Jonathan Carr 🕔17:00, 28.Sep 2016

It is our great honor to announce that the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce has once again requested Weather NJ to provide their 2016 LBI Chowderfest forecast! This family fun festival features live music, activities and unlimited Chowder tasting with the

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Sept 28: Matthew Threat Increasing

Sept 28: Matthew Threat Increasing

Jonathan Carr 🕔16:28, 28.Sep 2016

Tropical Storm Matthew is currently entering the E Caribbean Sea. It is now becoming apparent that a US East Coast hit or at least secondary impacts are possible later next week. Let’s break it down… Matthew took some time to

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Sept 27: Matthew to Form Soon

Sept 27: Matthew to Form Soon

Jonathan Carr 🕔10:35, 27.Sep 2016

Invest 97L is approaching the southern Lesser Antilles and will soon be inside the E Caribbean Sea as a named tropical cyclone. Beyond that, models continue to spray a range of solutions with anything from the Gulf of Mexico to

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Much Needed Rainfall Expected (Sept 26-30)

Much Needed Rainfall Expected (Sept 26-30)

Jonathan Carr 🕔21:04, 25.Sep 2016

It looks like some much needed rainfall is possible this week. Let’s break it down… Nerdy Disco: I wouldn’t call the entire week a washout. We should still start with a very nice Monday as the high pressure that brought

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Sept 25: His Name will be Matthew

Sept 25: His Name will be Matthew

Jonathan Carr 🕔16:31, 25.Sep 2016

This is a great time to test out the new forecasting strategy as all eyes now turn to the formation of Matthew in the Atlantic Ocean. If you’re looking for a “will this hit me on my favorite NJ shore

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Beautiful Fall Weekend Expected (Sept 23-25)

Beautiful Fall Weekend Expected (Sept 23-25)

Jonathan Carr 🕔11:49, 23.Sep 2016

Other than a small chance of a passing shower along a mostly dry cold front, the first weekend of fall looks pretty good. Let’s break it down… Nerdy Disco: Perhaps some upstream physics were slightly disrupted by the typhoon activity

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Weather NJ Shares Stage with NWS & OEM

Weather NJ Shares Stage with NWS & OEM

Jonathan Carr 🕔14:47, 22.Sep 2016

Last Thursday night I was invited to sit on a panel with National Weather Service personnel, professional meteorologists and several OEM authorities to talk about hurricane safety, preparation and public communication. The event was titled the Cape-Atlantic Severe Weather Conference and

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Weather NJ out in the Community

Weather NJ out in the Community

Jonathan Carr 🕔20:13, 21.Sep 2016

Last Wednesday, I was invited to speak at the Tuckerton Seaport by the Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve and Rutgers Marine Research Station. You might be familiar with their facility at the end of Great Bay Blvd (aka Seven

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