The Newark and North Jersey region is gearing up for a day of challenging weather as The National Weather Service is forecasting heavy rain and strong winds to dominate the area.
According to the latest NWS weather reports, residents in this region are in for a soaking and windy day.
As of 5 a.m., temperatures are cool, and conditions are overcast. However, things are expected to take a turn for the worse as moderate to heavy rain moves into the area around 7 a.m.
The rain is predicted to persist steadily until around 11 a.m., at which point NWS radars are showing some brief breaks from precipitation. But don't be fooled, as a second wave of rain is expected to follow shortly afterward.
The day's forecast calls for a washout, with a high temperature reaching around 60°F. Additionally, residents should brace themselves for winds from the northeast, blowing at speeds of 15 mph and gusting as high as 37 mph.
With a 100% chance of precipitation, the region is anticipated to receive between three-quarters and one inch of rain.
Given these weather conditions, residents are encouraged to stay indoors and take necessary precautions.
Roadway conditions may deteriorate, so exercising caution while traveling is essential.
It's a day to keep umbrellas and raincoats close at hand as Mother Nature puts on quite the show in the Newark/North Jersey Region.
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