Heat and humidity baking most of NJ - My9 New Jersey

Heat and humidity baking most of NJ

Posted: Updated:

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jerseyans are dealing with another round of oppressive heat and humidity.

Most of the state was under excessive heat warnings or heat advisories on Tuesday afternoon, as temperatures soared into the mid-90s and humidity levels started rising. The National Weather Service said a record temperature was tied when it hit 100 degrees in Newark, matching the mark set in 1988 and 1997

The heat index was around 100 degrees in most areas on Tuesday afternoon, and is expected to be near 105 degrees on Wednesday.

But forecasters say relief is on the way.

Thunderstorms will likely hit the region by late Wednesday afternoon, and temperatures should be closer to normal on Thursday.


Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.


Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices