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NWS: Hot, Humid Weather Strikes Newark and North Jersey Region Again


By: Richard L. Smith 

Residents of Newark and the surrounding North Jersey area are waking up to a warm Wednesday, with early temperatures already reaching 75 degrees.NinosAs the day progresses, locals can expect a mix of sun and clouds, with temperatures soaring into the upper 80s.

However, with high humidity, it will feel closer to 95 degrees.

The National Weather Service forecasts a partly sunny day with a high near 94 degrees. Heat index values could climb as high as 97.

There's also a 30 percent chance of showers later in the afternoon, after 5 pm. Winds from the southwest will blow at 8 to 10 mph, with gusts potentially reaching up to 21 mph.

With the return of such oppressive heat, air conditioners will be essential for staying cool.

Enjoy your day and remember to stay hydrated and take breaks in the shade or indoors during peak heat hours.