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Coastal flood and flood advisories for South Jersey

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Saturday, November 01, 2014 08:43 am

The National Weather Service has issued flood advisories for Atlantic and Cape May counties as a result of heavy overnight rain and persistent, gusty northeast winds./NWS The National Weather Service has issued flood advisories for Atlantic and Cape May counties as a result of heavy overnight rain and persistent, gusty northeast winds./NWS The National Weather Service has issued flood advisories for Atlantic and Cape May counties as a result of heavy overnight rain and persistent, gusty northeast winds.

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Scary northeast combination of wind, rain and snow for Halloween

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, October 31, 2014 12:32 pm

This year’s Halloween weekend weather forecast contains a scary combination of gale force winds, winter-like cold, mountain snows and wind-swept rain. Fortunately, South Jersey escapes most of the wrath of a developing low pressure system that promises to bring mountain snows to portions of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and northern Maine. This year’s Halloween weekend weather forecast contains a scary combination of gale force winds, winter-like cold, mountain snows and wind-swept rain. Fortunately, South Jersey escapes most of the wrath of a developing low pressure system that promises to bring mountain snows to portions of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and northern Maine. This year’s Halloween weekend weather forecast contains a scary combination of gale force winds, winter-like cold, mountain snows and wind-swept rain.

Fortunately, South Jersey escapes most of the wrath of a developing low pressure system that promises to bring mountain snows to portions of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and northern Maine.

However, we won’t escape the wind and the rain. Here is the latest:

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UPDATE: Halloween frights and temperatures chills this Friday

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, October 29, 2014 03:11 pm

You may want to pack an extra layer of clothes under your child’s costume on Halloween on Friday, Oct. 31, because the latest forecast calls for cooler temperatures than previously anticipated. While you are at it, keep an umbrella at hand just in case./Weatherbell.com You may want to pack an extra layer of clothes under your child’s costume on Halloween on Friday, Oct. 31, because the latest forecast calls for cooler temperatures than previously anticipated. While you are at it, keep an umbrella at hand just in case./Weatherbell.com You may want to pack an extra layer of clothes under your child’s costume on Halloween on Friday, Oct. 31, because the latest forecast calls for cooler temperatures than previously anticipated. While you are at it, keep an umbrella at hand just in case.

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Antares rocket explodes seconds after launch

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, October 28, 2014 06:32 pm

NASA  reported that no injuries occured, but there was significant property and vehicle damage on Tuesday, Oct. 28 when an Orbital Sciences Antares rocket exploded and disintigrated just 3-4 seconds after launch from NASA's Wallops Island, Virginia launch facility. The rocket's path into space was expected to be viewed from across South Jersey.

The rocket carried a science experiment developed by Ocean City High School students.

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Early Halloween outlook for South Jersey

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, October 28, 2014 01:43 pm

Uncertainty over the interaction with a Great Lakes low and a developing low pressure system south of New England has in changing forecasts for Halloween and the possibility of the year’s first snow flakes. Uncertainty over the interaction with a Great Lakes low and a developing low pressure system south of New England has in changing forecasts for Halloween and the possibility of the year’s first snow flakes. Uncertainty over the interaction with a Great Lakes low and a developing low pressure system south of New England has in changing forecasts for Halloween and the possibility of the year’s first snow flakes.

You may want to keep an umbrella handy and suggest a sweatshirt underneath your child’s costume this year.

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Rocket launch viewable from South Jersey is rescheduled for Tuesday

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, October 27, 2014 07:34 pm

Monday night’s scheduled 6:45 p.m. launch of a Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket was scrubbed because of boat moved into restricted waters along Antares’ flight trajectory./NASA Monday night’s scheduled 6:45 p.m. launch of a Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket was scrubbed because of boat moved into restricted waters along Antares’ flight trajectory./NASA Monday night’s scheduled 6:45 p.m. launch of an Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket was scrubbed after a boat moved into restricted waters along Antares’ flight trajectory. Fortunately, Orbital Sciences has a backup plan in its hopes to launch a Cygnus cargo spacecraft on a resupply mission to the International Space Station.

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Indian summer, Halloween and then the first snowflakes?

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, October 27, 2014 07:16 am

Warm southwest winds will allow South Jersey temperatures to soar into the upper 70s on Tuesday, Oct. 28 before the winds of change usher in howling winds and December-like cold for next weekend. Warm southwest winds will allow South Jersey temperatures to soar into the upper 70s on Tuesday, Oct. 28 before the winds of change usher in howling winds and December-like cold for next weekend. Warm southwest winds will allow South Jersey temperatures to soar into the upper 70s on Tuesday, Oct. 28 before the winds of change usher in howling winds and December-like cold for next weekend.

Meanwhile, meteorologists are watching several weather models that indicate just enough moisture could merge with overnight sinking temperatures to produce the first snowflakes of the 2014-15 season next weekend.

Here is the latest South Jersey weather trends with thoughts about Halloween weather:

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Update: Clear South Jersey sky for Monday evening rocket launch

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Sunday, October 26, 2014 06:37 pm

Seasonably warm temperatures and a clear sky awaits those interested in watching 110-foot-tall Antares rocket streak through the sky shortly after sunset this evening in the sky south of South Jersey. Antares has been poised for its nighttime run on the launching pad for the past few days./NASA Seasonably warm temperatures and a clear sky awaits those interested in watching 110-foot-tall Antares rocket streak through the sky shortly after sunset this evening in the sky south of South Jersey. Antares has been poised for its nighttime run on the launching pad for the past few days./NASA Seasonably warm temperatures and a clear sky awaits those interested in watching 110-foot-tall Antares rocket streak through the sky shortly after sunset on Monday, Oct. 27 evening in the sky south of South Jersey.

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Indian summer and 70s approach South Jersey

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, October 24, 2014 11:47 am

In the summer it makes a miserable. But in the fall it gives us a reason to smile. In the summer it makes a miserable. But in the fall it gives us a reason to smile. In the summer it makes a miserable. But in the fall it gives us a reason to smile and, for some, and chance to rejoice in warmth.

The same weather condition that makes us curse at prolonged hazy, hot and humid conditions in the summer is about reward South Jersey a refreshing taste of Indian Summer.

But just how warm will it get and just what does the term Indian summer mean anyways?

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Update: Clear skies expected for Monday’s rocket launch

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:35 pm

There’s good news for South Jersey sky watchers now that NASA and Orbital Sciences Corporation have announced launch times and viewing altitudes for Monday’s resupply mission to the International Space Station./NASA There’s good news for South Jersey sky watchers now that NASA and Orbital Sciences Corporation have announced launch times and viewing altitudes for Monday’s resupply mission to the International Space Station./NASA There’s good news for South Jersey sky watchers now that NASA and Orbital Sciences Corporation have announced launch times and viewing altitudes for Monday’s resupply mission to the International Space Station.

If you live in South Jersey, along with the rest of the Middle Atlantic States, you’ll have a good chance of seeing the Antares rocket roar into space.

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