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Despite Early Morning Heavy Rain, Newark and North Jersey’s Day Expected to be Comfortable for Wednesday




By: Richard L. Smith 

Stormy weather made an early appearance just before 3:20 a.m., drenching the Newark and North Jersey region. These wet conditions are expected to give way to a more varied forecast around 6:30 a.m. and as the day progresses.

While the day began with heavy storms, The National Weather Service said today's weather is projected to change throughout the day in the Newark area. Parts of the region are likely to experience intermittent isolated showers as the hours develop.

According to data from the National Weather Service, the humidity is relatively high at 91%, with a gentle northeast wind blowing at 6 mph. The barometric pressure stands at 29.84 inches.

As the day continues, NWS forecasters said the skies will eventually clear up.

Partly sunny conditions are anticipated, and the temperature is expected to reach around 83 degrees. The wind will shift, becoming calm and then southeast at about 6 mph in the afternoon.

Looking ahead to the evening, NWS meteorologists say the weather is expected to remain pretty pleasant. The night is expected to be partly cloudy, with a low temperature around 70 degrees.

A gentle southeast wind, ranging from 3 to 6 mph, will provide some comfort.

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