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NWS: Spotty Showers Expected in Newark, North Jersey Region


By: Richard L. Smith 

Newark and the broader North Jersey region are in for a day of sporadic and light showers, with a slight chance of precipitation through the morning and early afternoon.

AdAs of the early hours, temperatures are on the cooler side, with the mercury hovering in the mid-40s.

In some areas west of I-287, temperatures have even dipped into the 30s, setting a chilly tone for the morning.

According to The National Weather Service, the forecast for the day calls for a slight chance of showers between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. Despite the potential for rain, skies are expected to remain mostly cloudy.

The high temperature will reach around 65 degrees, with a shift in winds from east to west as the day progresses. The overall chance of precipitation stands at 20%.

Residents are advised to keep an umbrella handy for the occasional light shower while also preparing for cooler nighttime temperatures, with lows around 44 degrees expected.