Sunny and warm Wednesday ahead; tracking potential storms for Thursday
New Jersey can look forward to mostly sunny and warm weather for Wednesday.
Storm Watch Team meteorologists are tracking potential storms on Thursday to kick off the first day of autumn.
OVERNIGHT: Clouds Tuesday evening give way to mostly clear overnight skies. Lows around 61 degrees.
WEDNESDAY: Warmer and more humid than Tuesday. Daytime highs around 84 degrees. Sunshine will fade behind some clouds as a system moves in from the Great Lakes. Overnight lows around 67 degrees.
THURSDAY: First day of autumn. Overcast skies with early rain showers and storms. News 12 forecasters say the bulk of the weather will happen between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Heavy rain, lighting and gusty winds are expected. Daytime highs around 77, overnight lows around 53.
FRIDAY: Gusty winds with a fall-like feel. Mix of sun and clouds with daytime highs around 66 degrees. Overnight lows around 49.
SURF REPORT: Hurricane Fiona is now considered a major hurricane with 115 mph winds. The storm will cause conditions at the Jersey Shore to be rough. Risk of rip currents may be an issue.