A flip-flopping forecast for NJ: Dry Thursday, wet Friday

Kat: Showers become widespread by late afternoon

Saturday evening First Alert forecast (04/21/2018)

Skies stay mostly cloudy through the day. There is a breeze too, adding the extra chill. Lows Wednesday morning were in the low to mid 50s.

The weekend weather couldn't be better - pleasant mornings and comfortably warm afternoons are in store!

Mainly sunny conditions are expected for the weekend, as well, but it will be even warmer. Highs should reach the upper 60s to near 70, with light winds from the northwest and west around 5 to 10 miles per hour.

Tomorrow night: Decreasing clouds. Saturday night our low temperatures will fall into the mid to upper 30s with patchy clouds. Showers arrive around daybreak. In the meantime, we are getting off to a quiet start this Thursday morning with skies gradually clearing. They exit during the midday hours. The remaining showers this afternoon and early evening will not produce almost as much rainfall, ranging between a tenth and a quarter of an inch.

Wednesday will be dry and mild, with highs in the upper 60s, followed by a few showers and cooler weather on Thursday.

Chief Meteorologist Ross Janssen says that rain showers will be scattered over the area into Wednesday, but should begin to dry out by the afternoon.

The cold front will bring cooler temperatures throughout the day on Sunday. Temperatures rise to the middle 50s.

MON/TUE/WED: A general warming trend to start the first half of next week. High pressure will set up shop in the Mid-Atlantic Region and it will pump warmer air into New England. Tuesday we will be filled with sunshine and only a few passing clouds. By early next week, temperatures will climb into the low 70s. Highs will be in near or just above 80 degrees.

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