After a wet start, it’s dry for most of the weekend

    (Photo: Liz West via Flickr)

    (Photo: Liz West via Flickr)

    If you have outdoor plans at the Jersey Shore this weekend, for the most part, the weather will cooperate. 

    After a wet Saturday morning, courtesy of a low pressure system traveling along a frontal boundary, conditions will begin to improve, capped off with a sunny and cool Sunday. 

    But first, clouds will build during the day Friday, leading to steady rain showers during the evening through early Saturday, according to the National Weather Service.

    Some areas at the coast could see over an inch of rain by Saturday morning. 

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    By the afternoon, precipitation chances will diminish quickly but skies will remain mainly cloudy. Temperatures will top out around 60 degrees, but with a northerly breeze, it will feel cooler.

    So if you’re heading out for a hayride or to the pumpkin patch, you won’t need an umbrella, but sturdy boots and a jacket are in order. Near the coast, temperatures will drop through the 50s later in the day. 

    Skies will gradually clear during the evening hours, leading a cool night then abundant sunshine and slightly warmer temperatures for Sunday. 

    Then we’re back to around 70 degrees for Columbus Day. 

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