Prepare for a day of varied weather patterns as showers and a potential thunderstorm are likely before 11 a.m., followed by a chance of showers between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
According to The National Weather Service, patchy fog is expected before 8 a.m., with gradual clearing of clouds throughout the day leading to mainly sunny skies.
The temperature is predicted to reach a high of about 85 degrees, with a south wind shifting to the west at 6 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
NWS forecasters said while the day won't be a complete washout, there is a 60% chance of precipitation, with new rainfall amounts ranging between a tenth and a quarter of an inch, although higher amounts are possible if thunderstorms develop.On the horizon, all eyes are on Hurricane Idalia, an intense hurricane currently being tracked by the National Weather Service.
It's projected to impact Florida, but at this time, there is no indication that it will affect the Newark and North Jersey region. Hurricane Franklin, churning out in the Atlantic, will send rip currents to our coastline.
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