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What freeze? 2014 still poised to become warmest year on record

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, October 20, 2014 08:00 pm

 

While residents in portions of Atlantic, Cape May and Burlington counties endured their first freeze of the fall of 2014, NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center announced that last month was the warmest September on record for the planet./NCDC While residents in portions of Atlantic, Cape May and Burlington counties endured their first freeze of the fall of 2014, NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center announced that last month was the warmest September on record for the planet./NCDC While residents in portions of Atlantic, Cumberland and Burlington counties endured their first freeze of the fall of 2014, NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center announced that last month was the warmest September on record for the planet.

Despite a year in which winter held on with a vengeance in the Northeast, 2014 has been a warm year so far, according to National Climatic Data Center figures.

In fact, it may end up the warmest year on record, the NCDC said.

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Freeze warning in effect for South Jersey

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, October 20, 2014 06:19 am

In case you haven not peeked outside yet, the combination of no wind and a clear, starlit sky allowed temperatures to freefall overnight across much of South Jersey. As a result the National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for much of South Jersey, including Burlington, Cumberland and Atlantic counties./NWS In case you haven not peeked outside yet, the combination of no wind and a clear, starlit sky allowed temperatures to freefall overnight across much of South Jersey. As a result the National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for much of South Jersey, including Burlington, Cumberland and Atlantic counties./NWS  In case you haven’t peeked outside yet, the combination of no wind and a clear, starlit sky allowed temperatures to freefall overnight across much of South Jersey.

As a result the National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for much of South Jersey, including Burlington, Cumberland and Atlantic counties.

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South Jersey sky watch: meteors, an eclipse and a rocket launch

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Saturday, October 18, 2014 07:58 pm

The South Jersey skies will come alive – weather permitting – over the next several days with an annual meteor shower, a not-so-often partial solar eclipse and a rocket launch. The South Jersey skies will come alive – weather permitting – over the next several days with an annual meteor shower, a not-so-often partial solar eclipse and a rocket launch. The South Jersey skies will come alive – weather permitting – over the next several days with an annual meteor shower, a not-so-often partial solar eclipse and a rocket launch.

Here’s when to look toward the sky:

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Follow Hurricane Gonzalo assault on Bermuda on your desktop

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, October 17, 2014 02:29 pm

You can watch at 125-mph Hurricane Gonzalo – the most power Atlantic Ocean Hurricane of the 2014 season  - prepares to hit Bermuda this afternoon, thanks to a video feed provided by the National Weather Service. You can watch at 125-mph Hurricane Gonzalo – the most power Atlantic Ocean Hurricane of the 2014 season - prepares to hit Bermuda this afternoon, thanks to a video feed provided by the National Weather Service. You can watch at 125-mph Hurricane Gonzalo – the most power Atlantic Ocean Hurricane of the 2014 season - as he prepares to hit Bermuda this afternoon, thanks to a video feed provided by the National Weather Service.

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South Jersey weekend weather forecast: Enjoy it, fall weather comes Sunday

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, October 17, 2014 01:05 pm

Headed to varsity football action under the Friday night lights? Joining tens of thousands at the Cranberry Festival in Chatsworth? Catching the last weekend of racing action at NJMP or joining thousands of people at Sunday’s County Living Fair in Batsto? Headed to varsity football action under the Friday night lights? Joining tens of thousands at the Cranberry Festival in Chatsworth? Catching the last weekend of racing action at NJMP or joining thousands of people at Sunday’s County Living Fair in Batsto? Headed to varsity football action under the Friday night lights? Joining tens of thousands at the Cranberry Festival in Chatsworth? Catching the last weekend of racing action at NJMP or joining thousands of people at Sunday’s County Living Fair in Batsto? Well, you couldn’t have picked a better weekend to enjoy.

Well, kind of, sort of.

Thanks to a cold front that will usher in mostly sunny, dry and getting-cooler-by-the-hour conditions, the weekend may be the last hurrah of summer. Here’s the latest:

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Strong cold front could bring heavy rains to South Jersey

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, October 14, 2014 04:38 pm

The same cold front that is going to punt monster Hurricane Gonzalo into the middle Atlantic, could deliver heavy rains and strong winds to South Jersey, according to the National Weather Service. Here is the latest timing and rain totals: The same cold front that is going to punt monster Hurricane Gonzalo into the middle Atlantic, could deliver heavy rains and strong winds to South Jersey, according to the National Weather Service. Here is the latest timing and rain totals: The same cold front that is going to punt monster Hurricane Gonzalo into the middle Atlantic, could deliver heavy rains and strong winds to South Jersey, according to the National Weather Service.

Here is the latest timing and rain totals for South Jersey:

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Relive the 80s on Tuesday?

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Sunday, October 12, 2014 08:49 pm

Just a few days after the South Jersey mainland high temperature stayed in the 50s on Saturday, Oct. 11, a summer-like feel will be return on Tuesday, Oct. 14. Are you ready for the 80s? Just a few days after the South Jersey mainland high temperature stayed in the 50s on Saturday, Oct. 11, a summer-like feel will be return on Tuesday, Oct. 14. Are you ready for the 80s? Just a few days after the South Jersey mainland high temperature stayed in the 50s on Saturday, Oct. 11, a summer-like feel will be returning on Tuesday, Oct. 14.

Are you ready for the 80s?

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Two hurricanes, no worries

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Sunday, October 12, 2014 07:51 pm

A somewhat quiet late Atlantic Ocean hurricane season roared to life over the weekend. First Hurricane Fay formed in the middle Atlantic. Then Tropical Storm Gonzalo awoke east of the Caribbean Sea, destined to reach hurricane status by Tuesday afternoon./Shore Weather Today A somewhat quiet late Atlantic Ocean hurricane season roared to life over the weekend. First Hurricane Fay formed in the middle Atlantic. Then Tropical Storm Gonzalo awoke east of the Caribbean Sea, destined to reach hurricane status by Tuesday afternoon./Shore Weather Today A somewhat quiet late Atlantic Ocean hurricane season roared to life over the weekend. First Hurricane Fay formed in the middle Atlantic. Then Tropical Storm Gonzalo awoke east of the Caribbean Sea, destined to reach hurricane status by Tuesday afternoon.

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South Jersey Friday night football forecast: Rainy, chilly

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, October 10, 2014 09:41 am

 

A misery-filled stalled front promises a chilly and rainy arena for tonight’s Friday night high school football games. Worse yet, rain and clouds could stay in place long enough on Saturday to keep temperatures from reaching 60 degrees in South Jersey for the first time in months. A misery-filled stalled front promises a chilly and rainy arena for tonight’s Friday night high school football games. Worse yet, rain and clouds could stay in place long enough on Saturday to keep temperatures from reaching 60 degrees in South Jersey for the first time in months.

A misery-filled stalled cold front promises a chilly and rainy arena for tonight’s Friday night high school football games. Worse yet, rain and clouds could stay in place long enough on Saturday to keep temperatures from reaching 60 degrees for the first time in months in South Jersey.

Here’s the latest:

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New report: South Jersey tidal flooding almost a daily event by 2045

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, October 08, 2014 01:44 pm

The Atlantic City Downbeach area is one of the communities highlighted in a new report that claims rapidly rising ocean waters could chase home owners from their residences even before they pay off their current mortgage./Encroaching Tides, published Oct. 7 by the Union of Concerned Scientists The Atlantic City Downbeach area is one of the communities highlighted in a new report that claims rapidly rising ocean waters could chase home owners from their residences even before they pay off their current mortgage./Encroaching Tides, published Oct. 7 by the Union of Concerned Scientists The Atlantic City Downbeach area is one of the communities highlighted in a new report that claims rapidly rising ocean waters could chase home owners from their residences even before they pay off their current mortgage.

That’s the claim made in a 63-page report, “Encroaching Tides,” released Tuesday, Oct. 7 by the Union of Concerned Scientists.

Sea levels are rising so quickly in Cape May, Atlantic City and Sandy Hook, that tidal flooding could become nearly a daily occurrence in less than 30 years.

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