Back to reality: Seasonable temperatures resume

     Pastel skies at the Jersey Shore. (Photo: Justin Auciello/for NewsWorks)

    Pastel skies at the Jersey Shore. (Photo: Justin Auciello/for NewsWorks)

    Welcome back to spring.

    A cold front moved through the region overnight, pushing in much cooler air. 

    And that’s why we’re returning to a seasonable weather pattern that’s set to last for at least the next several days, according to the National Weather Service.

    Saturday will feature mostly cloudy skies with a few showers during the day through the afternoon hours. 

    NOAA is calling for high temperatures in low to mid 60s, which is well below the normals of lower to middle 70s during the third weekend in May. A brisk northeast breeze off the cool ocean will make it feel cooler. 

    Improving conditions are on tap for Sunday. Expect mostly sunny skies with temperatures in the middle to upper 60s inland and low 60s at the coast, where it will feel even cooler with a continuing onshore flow. 

    The National Weather Service forecasts a chance of rain late Sunday into Monday night, drying out on Thursday before another chance of precipitation Wednesday into Thursday.

    Temperatures will rebound to around normal levels during the upcoming week. Cooler conditions will continue at the coast.

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