Thunderstorms possible at the Jersey Shore Wednesday evening

    Thunderstorms associated with a cold front are expected to track across New Jersey this evening, forecasters say.

    The activity will be fueled by a steamy air mass, although the severe threat is “rather low,” according to a forecast discussion issued by the National Weather Service office in Mount Holly, NJ. Forecasters are not ruling out isolated severe weather.

    At the Jersey Shore, the thunderstorms approaching from the west may weaken as they encounter lower instability after sunset, the forecast discussion states.

    Some of the thunderstorms could produce locally gusty winds, frequent lightning, and very heavy rain, according to a Hazardous Weather Outlook issued by the service. 

    (Photo: Allenhurst Beach Club looking south into Asbury Park by Tom Berg Photography)

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