Heavy rain and winds began sweeping through the area Tuesday night, causing holiday travel head aches for some early Wednesday.
Forecasters say it will be very warm and humid Monday with a high around 89 degrees. There is also a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2 p.m.
The tornado touched down at 9:17 a.m. in Berkeley Heights in Union County. Forecasters say the twister was on the ground for about 10 minutes and cut a path of about 50 yards wide and 4.8 miles long through New Providence and Summit.
Forecasters say rain Monday morning will taper off to showers before finally ending in the afternoon. A few spots could also have a thunderstorm.
The heat is expected to continue through Sunday. There’s a chance for strong to severe thunderstorms on Sunday night or Monday.
Temperatures are expected to hit a low of 27 Thursday night. Friday will be mostly sunny with a cold wind and a high of 36 degrees.
A winter weather advisory is in effect from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday for much of the Tri-State Area. In New York City you can expect wind gusts up to 30 mph on Saturday, and perhaps up to 40 mph on Sunday.
New York and New Jersey were gearing up for wintry weather into Thursday. However, heavy rain was the real story.
Fall doesn’t start for five days, but the Tri-State is already experiencing autumn chills on Sunday.
Fog this morning will give way to cloudy skies and cooler temperatures.
Scattered showers are plaguing the Tri-State on Sunday morning and are expected to continue into the workweek.
Moms in the Tri-State will get great weather for Mother’s Day with temperatures reaching a high of 73 degrees on Sunday.
The Tri-State gets an early Mother’s Day gift of fair skies and mild temperatures on Saturday.
A high pressure system will hang around all throughout Sunday in the Tri-State, keeping temperatures warm.
Saturday’s weather will be picture perfect in the Tri-State as a high pressure system continues to take up much of the region.