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Warm Start to Summer as Temperatures Soar in Newark, North Jersey Region


By: Richard L. Smith

The Newark and North Jersey regions are experiencing a warm and clear start to the first day of summer, with temperatures already at 73 early this morning. Ad

As summer officially begins at 4:50 p.m. today, residents can expect the mercury to rise into the 90s for the second consecutive day, with real-feel temperatures in the upper 90s.

According to the National Weather Service (NWS), the region will enjoy plenty of sunshine today, with a high near 96 degrees.

Winds will be from the southwest at 6 to 9 mph. Tonight, NWS meteorologists say the weather will shift slightly, becoming partly cloudy with a low of around 75 degrees.Ad

Residents are advised to stay cool and hydrated as the summer season ushers in potentially challenging heat levels.