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Rainy Day Ahead for Newark, North Jersey Region


By: Richard L. Smith 

Newark and the North Jersey region residents are facing a wet start to their day, with early morning temperatures in the mid-40s and rain expected to persist throughout the day.AdThe National Weather Service forecasts a steady and soaking rain, turning conditions messy as the day progresses.

Prepare for periods of rain, some of which could be heavy at times. With a 90% chance of precipitation, Thursday promises little respite from the downpour, with a high near 51 degrees.

A light north wind is expected to pick up, reaching 5 to 9 mph in the morning, adding a chill to the already damp atmosphere.

As the evening approaches, NWS forecasters say rain is likely to continue, mainly before 11 p.m., maintaining cloudy skies and a low of around 39 degrees.AdThis weather calls for residents to keep their umbrellas close at hand and to dress appropriately for the conditions.

Travelers should anticipate slower traffic and potential delays. Staying dry and safe is the priority as the region navigates this rainy day.