Some good news and some hot news in N.J.

New Jersey’s climatologist has some good news–and some bad news. The good news is that, despite the recent beastly hot, dry weather, Dave Robinson says reservoirs in the Garden State are at about normal levels right now.

“They’ve taken a real hit the last couple of weeks when very little rain has fallen across northern and central New Jersey,” Robinson said. “But they did benefit from some heavier rains earlier this month and from quite heavy rains in the northern tier of states where a lot of the reservoirs sit back in June.”

What’s more, even though there has been a spate of more than seven days of temperatures above 90 degrees, Robinson said he doubts the state will break last summer’s record as the hottest ever recorded in the Garden State.

It won’t be of lack of trying–which brings him to the bad news: It looks like another heat wave will hit by the end of the week, Robinson said.

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