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Mild, But Chilly Morning Gives Way to Showers in Newark and North Jersey Region


By: Richard L. Smith

Newark residents and those in the North Jersey area are waking up to a slightly warmer but still brisk 40 degrees at 4:30 a.m. under clear skies as they anticipate the sunrise at 6:58 a.m.NinosThe start of the day brings a welcomed change from yesterday's chill, with light winds making the morning more bearable.

However, the weather is set to take a turn later in the day. The National Weather Service forecasts a 40 percent chance of scattered showers beginning mainly after 2 p.m., as clouds increase across the region.

Temperatures will rise to a high near 56 degrees, accompanied by a southwest wind blowing at 6 to 10 mph and gusts potentially reaching up to 22 mph.

By evening, NWS forecasters say the chance of showers decreases to 30 percent before ceasing by 8 p.m., leading to a mostly clear night.

Nonetheless, it will be a cold night with low temperatures around 30 degrees and wind chill values dipping between 20 and 25 degrees.

Northwest winds will be stronger, at 14 to 17 mph, and gusts could soar as high as 30 mph.