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Fall forecast could mean energy savings for Middle Atlantic, South Jersey residents

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Sunday, September 21, 2014 08:37 pm

If you like saving money on your home heating bills, then there is much good news in the combined fall weather forecasts coming out of the AccuWeather, Weather Channel and National Weather Service prediction camps. If you like saving money on your home heating bills, then there is much good news in the combined fall weather forecasts coming out of the AccuWeather, Weather Channel and National Weather Service prediction camps. If you like saving money on your home heating bills, then there is much good news in the combined fall weather forecasts coming out of the AccuWeather, Weather Channel and National Weather Service prediction camps.

If their fall weather forecasts hold true, then the Middle Atlantic and New England states could begin a long-awaited returned to near- and above-normal temperatures. And that is very welcomed news following a rather chilly 12-period that began last November in which temperatures ranged to as much as 5 degrees colder than normal.

Here are their fall weather forecasts in a nutshell for a fall season that begins at 10:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 22:

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A taste of fall, summer for South Jersey weekend

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Thursday, September 18, 2014 09:39 pm

An area of high pressure that will drive 30-degree temperatures deep into the northeast, will give South Jersey residents a taste of both fall- and summer-like temperatures this weekend./Weatherbell Analytics, www.weatherbell.com An area of high pressure that will drive 30-degree temperatures deep into the northeast, will give South Jersey residents a taste of both fall- and summer-like temperatures this weekend./Weatherbell Analytics, www.weatherbell.com An area of high pressure that will drive 30-degree low temperatures temperatures deep into the Northeast will also give South Jersey residents a taste of both fall- and summer-like temperatures this weekend.

And it happens as the first official day of autumn is ready to fall off the desktop calendar.

Here is the latest:

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Meteorological fall off to a warm, dry start

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, September 16, 2014 07:00 pm

Despite cold temperatures that sank into the lower 40s during the early morning hours of Monday, Sept. 15, South Jersey and the rest of the Northeast has posted a rather warm start to the final three months of the year./Northeast Regional Climate Center Despite cold temperatures that sank into the lower 40s during the early morning hours of Monday, Sept. 15, South Jersey and the rest of the Northeast has posted a rather warm start to the final three months of the year./Northeast Regional Climate Center Despite cold temperatures that sank into the lower 40s during the early morning hours of Monday, Sept. 15, South Jersey and the rest of the Northeast has posted a rather warm start to the final three months of the year.

All but two of the 35 reporting locations posted a warmer-than-normal start to meteorological fall – September, October and November – according to the Northeast Regional Climate Center.

See where how Atlantic City performed by clicking here:

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Atlantic City goes dry again, weather speaking

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, September 16, 2014 08:00 am

A sluggishly moving, elongated area of high pressure will do more than just bring seasonably cool conditions to the Middle Atlantic States this week. It could bring dry conditions through the rest of the work week, the upcoming weekend and well into next week as well. A sluggishly moving, elongated area of high pressure will do more than just bring seasonably cool conditions to the Middle Atlantic States this week. It could bring dry conditions through the rest of the work week, the upcoming weekend and well into next week as well. A sluggishly moving, elongated area of high pressure will do more than just bring seasonably cool conditions to the Middle Atlantic States this week.

It could bring dry weather and virtuatlly eliminate any chance of rain  through the rest of the work week, the upcoming weekend and well into next week as well.

Here is the latest:

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Weather trivia: the storm South Jersey residents once feared the most

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, September 15, 2014 02:21 pm

It swept 30 sailors to their deaths and caused millions of dollars in damage. The category I Vagabond Hurricane of 1903 used to be the storm Atlantic City and South Jersey residents feared the most./NHC It swept 30 sailors to their deaths and caused millions of dollars in damage. The category I Vagabond Hurricane of 1903 used to be the storm Atlantic City and South Jersey residents feared the most./NHC It swept 30 sailors to their deaths and caused millions of dollars in damage. The category I Vagabond Hurricane of 1903 used to be the storm Atlantic City and South Jersey residents feared the most.

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Update: Cold blast takes the heat out of South Jersey

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Sunday, September 14, 2014 07:26 pm

Temperatures in the lower 40s greeted much of South Jersey shortly after 7 a.m., Monday, Sept. 15. Unfortunately, it set the tone for what is expected to be a week that features cooler-than-normal temperatures through Sunday at least./Rutgers Temperatures in the lower 40s greeted much of South Jersey shortly after 7 a.m., Monday, Sept. 15. Unfortunately, it set the tone for what is expected to be a week that features cooler-than-normal temperatures through Sunday at least./Rutgers You were correct if you felt that the weather on Sunday, Sept. 14 felt much more like the beginning of October, rather than the middle of September. However, Sunday was just the beginning of what could be an October-like weather week for South Jersey. The weateher on Monday morning began a parade of several cooler-than-normal days with wake-up temperatues that sank through the lower 40s across much of South Jersey. Here is the latest:

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Weather forecast could spoil many Saturday plans

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Thursday, September 11, 2014 09:28 pm

South Jersey residents will not be as lucky this weekend now that weather forecasts indicates Saturday afternoon rains could spoil events that have been anticipated for the past year./Weatherbell Analytics, www.weatherbell.com South Jersey residents will not be as lucky this weekend now that weather forecasts indicates Saturday afternoon rains could spoil events that have been anticipated for the past year./Weatherbell Analytics, www.weatherbell.com South Jersey residents will not be as lucky this weekend now that weather forecasts indicates Saturday afternoon rains could spoil events that have been anticipated for the past year.

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Tropics heating up just in time for the peak of the hurricane season

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, September 10, 2014 01:49 pm

Hurricane watchers are monitoring the development of two systems in the Atlantic Ocean just as the peak of the hurricane season – Sept. 10 – is occurring./NHC Hurricane watchers are monitoring the development of two systems in the Atlantic Ocean just as the peak of the hurricane season – Sept. 10 – is occurring./NHC Hurricane watchers are monitoring the development of two systems in the Atlantic Ocean just as the peak of the hurricane season – Sept. 10 – is occurring.

One of those systems, a broad area of low pressure located in the eastern Atlantic, has a 70 percent of development by the end of the weekend, the National Hurricane Center says. However, more storms are sure to follow as other waves of activity get set to launch off the western African coast.

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Rare September nor’easter to bring rain, breezy conditions

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, September 08, 2014 11:57 am

Meteorologists are watching and overnight battle between two pressure systems to determine how much rain and wind will arrive Tuesday, Sept. 8 in South Jersey, courtesy of a rare September nor’easter. Meteorologists are watching and overnight battle between two pressure systems to determine how much rain and wind will arrive Tuesday, Sept. 8 in South Jersey, courtesy of a rare September nor’easter. Meteorologists are watching and overnight battle between two pressure systems to determine how much rain and wind will arrive Tuesday, Sept. 8 in South Jersey, courtesy of a rare September nor’easter.

You’ll want to arm your children with rain gear as a result. Here is the latest:

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Another arctic air invasion comes with a twist for South Jersey

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Sunday, September 07, 2014 06:27 pm

An impending arctic invasion will do much more than drop Midwest daily high temperatures to a range that is some 30 degrees colder than normal. The cold air outbreak will give South Jersey residents a chance to do something they haven’t done in years. Guess what you might have to do by the middle of the month?/Weatherbell Analytics, www.weatherbell.com An impending arctic invasion will do much more than drop Midwest daily high temperatures to a range that is some 30 degrees colder than normal. The cold air outbreak will give South Jersey residents a chance to do something they haven’t done in years. Guess what you might have to do by the middle of the month?/Weatherbell Analytics, www.weatherbell.com An impending arctic invasion will do much more than drop Midwest daily high temperatures to a range that is some 30 degrees colder than normal. The cold air outbreak will give South Jersey residents a chance to do something they haven’t done in years. Guess what you might have to do by the middle of the month?

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