Frigid night ahead as cold weather reigns all weekend at the Jersey Shore

     The Milky Way rising over Barnegat Light early yesterday morning by @b_brophy as tagged #JSHN on Instagram.

    The Milky Way rising over Barnegat Light early yesterday morning by @b_brophy as tagged #JSHN on Instagram.

    Some of the coldest air of the mild winter is ahead this weekend at the Jersey Shore.

    A cold front is marching toward the coast this morning and will deliver a reinforcing potent punch of chilly air, according to the National Weather Service. 

    High temperatures today will only rise to the middle 30s. 

    But with a northwesterly wind possibly gusting up to the middle 30s at times, wind chill values will make it feel much colder.

    One of the coldest nights of winter is ahead, featuring bitterly cold and blustery conditions. Overnight lows will drop down to the teens, but wind chill values will make it feel around 0 degrees. 

    After a frigid start tomorrow, temperatures will rise to the middle to upper 30s, but a breeze will continue making it feel colder. 

    Other than some clouds later this morning through the early afternoon hours, mostly sunny skies are on tap for both days with high pressure in control.

    But the cold will be short-lived as milder air begins building on Monday, when temperatures will rise into the 40s. By Tuesday, they’ll be up in the 50s.

    Top image: @b_brophy as tagged #JSHN on Instagram.

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