Soggy Tuesday: Strong thunderstorms possible later

     Asbury Park in mid-July 2014. (Photo: Chris Spiegel/Blur Revision Media Design)

    Asbury Park in mid-July 2014. (Photo: Chris Spiegel/Blur Revision Media Design)

    Strong thunderstorms may accompany periods of precipitation that will move through New Jersey until Wednesday morning, forecasters say. 

    While some areas are experiencing showers Tuesday morning, more widespread activity is expected later in the day. The culprit is a low pressure system riding along a cold front pushing east. 

    “Several periods of heavy rain later today and tonight may result in roadway flooding and flooding in areas of poor drainage. Some thunderstorms during this time may also produce locally strong winds,” a Hazardous Outlook issued by the National Weather Service office in Mount Holly, NJ advises. 

    Conditions will then begin to improve Wednesday afternoon, as a stiff west wind will dry out the area, according to forecasters.

    Pleasant weather then lasts through the weekend, although some forecast models are hinting at a chance of some showers and thunderstorms Sunday. 

    Photo by Blur Revision Media Design

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