Most of the area escaped damage from the line of strong to severe thunderstorms that came through yesterday evening, however there were some scattered reports of wind damage including injuries in Rockaway in Morris County when a tree hit a house.
Very warm to hot day today with some afternoon thunderstorms. Saturday looks a tad less hot and humid but thunderstorms chances will persist. Sunday into Monday looks like will have the best weather before shower chances increase again from Tuesday through most of next week. Looking at the long range models it appears that we will go from a hot and dry pattern to a warm and humid one with more chances of rain as we head into August.
Forecast: Today, Mostly cloudy with a chance of afternoon thunderstorms, some storms may have gusty winds and heavy rain, hot and humid with highs in the low 90s.
Tonight, mostly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms, lows in the low 70s.
Saturday, partly sunny with a chance of thunderstorms, high in the upper 80s.
Sunday and Monday, mostly sunny, high in the mid 80s.
Tuesday through Thursday, partly cloudy with chance of thunderstorms each day, highs mostly in the mid-upper 80s.
Marine Forecast: Today, west wind around 10 knots, seas around 3 feet. chance of thunderstorms.
Outlook: Sub-advisory winds and seas through next week, chance of thunderstorms, Saturday and again Tuesday through Thursday of next week.