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July 23: Storms about to hit New Jersey

July 23: Storms about to hit New Jersey

Jonathan Carr 🕔18:52, 23.Jul 2014

Thunderstorms have begun moving into NWNJ but are looking stronger for points south. A decent amount of storm energy is currently heading towards the Philadelphia region. The actual line of precipitation is actually quite thin. That means a short period

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July 23: Evening Storms Approaching!

July 23: Evening Storms Approaching!

Jonathan Carr 🕔13:10, 23.Jul 2014

Hope you’re all staying cool today! Heat indices have exceeded 90F in many NJ locations already. This will set the stage for strong-to-severe thunderstorms tonight, especially for western and northwestern New Jersey. The entire I-95 corridor (from DC to at

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July 22: Tropical Activity Update

July 22: Tropical Activity Update

Jonathan Carr 🕔20:41, 22.Jul 2014

Tropical Depression TWO continues to churn across the Atlantic Ocean towards the Lesser Antilles. Estimated impact for the Leeward and northern Windward Islands would be Thursday morning through afternoon. Puerto Rico, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic region would then see

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Storms expected tomorrow (July 23)

Storms expected tomorrow (July 23)

Jonathan Carr 🕔11:49, 22.Jul 2014

Today and most of tomorrow will feature increased humidity as temperatures inch closer to 90F. That should allow heat indices to reach the mid-90s if not higher. Diurnal surface heating will destabilize the region through tomorrow afternoon before thunderstorms move

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July 21: Tropical Activity Detected

July 21: Tropical Activity Detected

Jonathan Carr 🕔21:01, 21.Jul 2014

Tropical Depression 2 has formed in the Atlantic Ocean. Dry air from the Sahara Desert has hindered development but enough energy has escaped to set a course for the Lesser Antilles. That seems to be the modeled direction for the

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A cooler July continues (July 24-27)

A cooler July continues (July 24-27)

Jonathan Carr 🕔12:53, 21.Jul 2014

It appears that the mini-warmup this week will be a transient occurrence. Temperatures will peak on Wednesday and precede a stormy evening-overnight. Once the cold front moves through on Thursday, temperatures will return to below-average. We’re talking about afternoon highs

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Humidity and storms return this week (July 21-25)

Humidity and storms return this week (July 21-25)

Jonathan Carr 🕔20:58, 20.Jul 2014

This week we’re back to good ole fashion mid-summer weather. We can thank high pressure near Bermuda for making this possible by establishing a S/E ridge. Humidity will be returning as temperatures push higher and higher each day. By Wednesday

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July 20: Nuisance at the shore

July 20: Nuisance at the shore

Jonathan Carr 🕔12:34, 20.Jul 2014

A weak area of low pressure is riding a stationary boundary about 200 miles offshore. High pressure is keeping this boundary out to sea but the overall conflict between high and low pressure is maintaining an onshore flow from the

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July 19: Where’s the sun?

July 19: Where’s the sun?

Jonathan Carr 🕔12:31, 19.Jul 2014

The combination of high pressure to our north, high pressure near Bermuda, and a weak surface low pressure system forming off the SE US are resulting in onshore flow. This should persist today and into tomorrow which 9 times out

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Still watching Sunday rain (July 20)

Still watching Sunday rain (July 20)

Jonathan Carr 🕔11:35, 18.Jul 2014

Today and tomorrow will continue to feature weather to die for. Highs will max out in the lower 80s with lows ranging from 58-64 (NWNJ-SENJ) under a mixed bag of mostly sun and clouds. I’m still monitoring Sunday for a

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