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Hurricane Lee Won't Have Much Impact On NJ, Weather Maps Show
Hurricane Lee is expected to make landfall in Canada sometime over the weekend.
What does that mean for New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and the mid-Atlantic states? Not a lot.
...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED ON BERMUDA BEGINNING EARLY TOMORROW...
...RISK OF WIND, COASTAL FLOODING, AND... Posted by NOAA NWS National Hurricane Center on Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Lee's most-likely course shows it will make landfall in Atlantic Canada at the end of the week, and its most significant impacts will be felt in Halifax and some of New England.
In New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and the mid-…
Tornado Possible, Flood Watch Issued Across 18 NJ Counties As Thunderstorms Loom
A flood watch is in effect across 18 of New Jersey's counties as thunderstorms with the possibility of a tornado moves in, the National Weather Service said.
The flood watch is in effect until Wednesday evening, Sept. 13, in the following counties, according to the NWS:
Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren.
The NWS said there is a "marginal risk" of an isolated tornado and damaging winds, however, no tornado watch or warning was issued.
A flood watch is in effect…
1.3K Bergen County Residents Without Power, Severe Thunderstorm Watch Remains In Effect
Thousands of New Jersey residents were without power after a round of powerful afternoon storms swept through the region.
The National Weather Service issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for much of the region through 11 p.m., and that comes after a round of quarter-sized hail and gusty winds.
As of 5:25 p.m., the following areas were without power:
Essex County: 7,005 customers (most in Millburn [3.2K], Livingston [2.3K])
Monmouth County: 2,563 (most in Howell [1.9K])
Morris County: 11,300 (most in Boonton [1.6K], East Hanover [2.2K], Florham Park [1.2K], Montville [3…
Severe Thunderstorm Watch In Effect For Much Of Region
With a round of storms moving from west to east in interior portions of the region, a Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for much of the area
The watch is in effect until 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7 across DC, MD, NJ, PA, and VA.
Potentially dangerous straight-line wind gusts are the primary threat, with potentially damaging hail also possible, according to the National Weather Service. Localized heavy rainfall and lightning are also possible.
The storms are expected to break the extreme heat, but could stick around until Tuesday, Sept. 12, AccuWeather says.
'Get Ready For A Winter Wonderland': Old Farmer's Almanac Releases 2023-24 Forecast
The mild winter of 2022-23 may become a distant memory with more typical conditions expected in 2023-24, according to the Old Farmer's Almanac.
"The 2024 Old Farmer’s Almanac predicts snow, seasonable cold, and all of winter’s delights," states the publication, which has been making long-term weather forecasts since 1792.
"This winter’s forecast is sure to excite snow bunnies and sweater lovers alike, promising a whole lot of cold and snow across North America."
In the Northeast, snow will arrive beginning in November, with storms, showers, and flurries continuing through …
Here's Your Best Chance To Catch Upcoming Perseid Meteor Shower
The highly-anticipated Perseid meteor shower will return with a stunning sky show for viewers around the world.
Considered the most scenic meteor shower of the year, viewers can enjoy spectacular sights each July and August.
The shower became active on July 17, and the number of meteors increase every night until the shower's peak, on Saturday, Aug. 12, and Sunday, Aug. 13, according to Royal Museums Greenwich (RMG).
The best time to step outside for a sky-gaze? Head out in the early-morning hours, before sunset, the week before or after the August peak.
According to RMG, the m…
Storms Usher In Comfortable Air, But Not Without September Surprise
A cold front that accompanied a potent round of thunderstorms ended the first heat wave of the season.
Will there be another heat wave? The answer to that is not only yes, but later than what is typically normal.
In fact, it could happen in the Northeast right around Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 4, according to AccuWeather.com, which says the window for summery-type weather is "during the first week or two of September, slightly later than the historical average for the latest 90-degree day."
But for now, a refreshing blast of cooler air has arrived, with conditions on Sunday morning, July 3…
Severe Weather Watch Issued As Thunderstorms Threaten Region, More Sweltering Heat Ahead
A severe weather watch was issued by the National Weather Service across much of the region Thursday, July 27.
As temps hovered around 95 degrees, thunderstorms were taking aim across parts of Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Virginia.
Thunderstorms were expected in the afternoon, with showers likely in the evening and overnight.
Temps were expected to surge through Saturday, July 29.
Temps are expected to surge on Friday.AccuWeather
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Friday, July 28 will be sunny with a high near 95, but could feel as hot as 103, the NWS says.
Saturday will ha…
Flooding Downpours, Thunderstorms To Follow Another Day Of High Heat In Northeast
It's a summer of the extremes so far in the Northeast.
Friday, July 7 is expected to be the last day of humid and scorching temps, and Saturday, July 8 will be the first of many for drenching downpours, according to AccuWeather meteorologists.
Friday is expected to be partly sunny with a high near 90, and a chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Saturday will be mostly cloudy with a high just below 90, and a chance of showers in the afternoon and thunderstorms in the evening.
According to AccuWeather, travel conditions are expected to deteriorate Sunday, July 9, from the afternoon in…