Excessive heat warning remains for parts of NJ, Philadelphia, and suburbs

Thunderstorms are expected to punctuate the hazy, hot and humid conditions that continue to blanket New Jersey, Philadelphia, and it’s suburbs.

New JerseyAn excessive heat warning remains in effect until 6 p.m. Thursday for Mercer, Gloucester, Camden and northwest Burlington counties.

Forecasters say the heat and humidity will combine to make it feel like it is 100 degrees.

Some thunderstorms and heavy rain are expected to cool things down a bit. They could also cause flooding in poor drainage areas.

The National Weather Service says temperatures are likely to remain in the 90s for the rest of the week, however it is expected to be less humid on Friday.

PhiladelphiaThunderstorms could briefly cool things down as hazy, hot and humid conditions persist throughout Philadelphia and its suburbs.

An excessive heat warning remains in effect for the city and Delaware, eastern Chester, eastern Montgomery and lower Bucks counties until 6 p.m. Thursday.

Forecasters say the heat and humidity will combine to make it feel like it is 100 degrees.

However, showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening will cool things down.

Forecasters say 90-degree daytime temperatures may continue into next week. However, the humidity is expected to be lower Friday and into the weekend.

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