Heavy rain from a Nor’easter is soaking parts of New Jersey, raising the threat of coastal flooding.
Tomorrow, the rain is not as much of a threat but showers will be with us at any time – tomorrow will be most notable for the wind and the chill. Highs will barely scrabble to the mid-50’s, but with winds gusting to 30mph, it will feel no better than the 40’s for much of the day.
A good weekend for outdoor activities like yard work, hiking, and golf – just make sure to wear the sunscreen because you can still get burned on a cloudy day!
After a messy week of weather, we have one more day to get through before dry conditions return.
It will certainly feel warmer and steamier, but we also have the threat for showers and thunderstorms around through the afternoon. But these are just an appetizer, so to speak.
A DENSE FOG ADVISORY is in effect for Atlantic and Cape May Counties in New Jersey until 10am Saturday.
Our next storm will be in the form of a cold front that will impact us later on Tuesday.
While not as mild as last weekend, temperatures will be close to average and we’ll see lots of sun through the holiday weekend, making for a pleasant Easter holiday for travelers and egg hunters!
With sub-freezing temperatures tomorrow morning, a Freeze Warning has been issued for the area. If you have any cold-sensitive plants outdoors, you may want to consider covering them or moving them inside to ensure no damage.
35 miles-an-hour is also the level of our wind speeds this Saturday.
Energy will be an issue in the mid-term elections and the Governor’s race. Wind is currently a minor energy contributor, providing 1.5 percent in PA, says Central High and Wharton grad Jacob Susman, founder of community wind farm builder OwnEnergy.
Here are the local counties and cities that have issued ‘Code Blue’ weather advisories.
This storm will have all the hallmarks of a true nor’easter – howling winds, heavy snow, strong waves along the coast, and unlike the storms we dealt with in January that were all snow and high-ratio snow at that, this one will have mixing issues.
With a coastal flood advisory in effect for the Jersey Shore there’s concern high tides could ice over roadways in low-lying areas.
Atlantic City made sure to open drains and clear them of any debris that could clog them and amplify any kind of flooding.