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NWS: Windy Conditions Persist as Flooding Lingers in Newark, North Jersey Region


By: Richard L. Smith 

As Newark and the North Jersey Region deal with lingering flooding from Saturday heavy rain, attention turns to the wind, which is set to be the focal point of today's weather.AHAThe National Weather Service said that starting the day with temperatures in the high 30s and low 40s, the region can expect highs in the 50s, but the gusty winds will pose challenges and keep it feeling cold outside throughout the day.

Scattered showers accompanied by partly sunny skies are forecasted to develop after 3 p.m. A west wind is expected to blow between 9 and 15 mph, with a chance of precipitation at 40%.

Tonight, NWS forecasters say scattered rain and snow showers are likely before midnight, followed by a slight chance of flurries. Cloud cover will increase, and temperatures will drop to around 34 degrees.

Wind chill values will make it feel colder, ranging between 25 and 30 degrees.

Stay safe and stay warm, NJ.