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South Jersey faces warmth, heavy rain, near-freezing temperatures through Wednesday

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Sunday, April 13, 2014 06:16 pm

 Following one of the best weather weekends in several months, South Jersey weather watchers face a day of warmth, a day of heavy rain and possibly freezing temperatures. And that is all happening by Wednesday evening. /Weatherbell Analytics, www.weatherbell.com Following one of the best weather weekends in several months, South Jersey weather watchers face a day of warmth, a day of heavy rain and possibly freezing temperatures. And that is all happening by Wednesday evening. /Weatherbell Analytics, www.weatherbell.com Following one of the best weather weekends in several months, South Jersey weather watchers face a day of warmth, a day of heavy rain to be followed by possible freezing temperatures. And that is all happening by Wednesday evening.

Check out the wild ride ramping up for the first half of the upcoming work week along with maps, rain forecasts and temperature outlooks:

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Rain could hold off until after sunset in South Jersey

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, April 11, 2014 10:40 am

weathermap While temperatures are soaring up into the 70s for the first time in months, today’s rain could hold off until after sunset in South Jersey, according to future radar simulation forecasts. Better yet, the rest of the weekend looks dry through Monday./Weatherbell Analytics, www.weatherbell.com While temperatures are soaring up into the 70s for the first time in months, today’s rain could hold off until after sunset in South Jersey, according to future radar simulation forecasts.

Better yet, the rest of the weekend looks dry through Monday. Here's the forecast for Friday, April 11 and the rest of the weekend including rainfall and temperature graphics:

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Experts predict quiet 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, but…

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Thursday, April 10, 2014 11:20 am

According to By Philip J. Klotzbach and William M. Gray of Colorado State University, early-spring conditions and a likely El Nino effect will limit the potential for an active 2014 Hurricane Season./NWS According to By Philip J. Klotzbach and William M. Gray of Colorado State University, early-spring conditions and a likely El Nino effect will limit the potential for an active 2014 Hurricane Season./NWS A leading pair of national hurricane experts have predicted a quieter-than-normal 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season, but warns that only one land-falling storm could turn a quiet year into a disaster for coastal residents.

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Fantastic home-opening weather, rest of the work week

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, April 08, 2014 08:10 am

weather map / NWS Now that Monday’s rain clouds are drifting out to sea, the stage is set of a fantastic home-opener for the Philadelphia Phillies. But the best news is: The rest of the week gets even better for the Phillies and the rest of us as well thanks to a high pressure system that will take home over the southeast for the next few days./NWS Now that Monday’s rain clouds are drifting out to sea, the stage is set of a fantastic home-opener for the Philadelphia Phillies.

 But the best news is: The rest of the week gets even better for the Phillies and the rest of us as well thanks to a high pressure that will take home over the southeast for the next few daysl.

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Snow, temperatures neared historic levels in March in New Jersey

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, April 07, 2014 02:39 pm

For three weeks, Wildwood Crest became snow capital of New Jersey while one of the most disruptive winters in recent memory continued to deliver cold and possibly historic weather, a leading state climatologist says./R.J. Liberatore Jr. For three weeks, Wildwood Crest became snow capital of New Jersey while one of the most disruptive winters in recent memory continued to deliver cold and possibly historic weather, a leading state climatologist says./R.J. Liberatore Jr.

For three weeks, Wildwood Crest became the snow capital of New Jersey while one of the most disruptive winters in recent memory continued to deliver cold and possibly historic weather, a leading state climatologist says.

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Sunday’s forest fire leads to air quality alert

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, April 07, 2014 10:09 am

Smoke from Sunday’s forest fire in Burlington County has prompted the National Weather Service Mount Holly Forecast Center to issue a air quality alert for the northern two-thirds of New Jersey./NWS Smoke from Sunday’s forest fire in Burlington County has prompted the National Weather Service Mount Holly Forecast Center to issue a air quality alert for the northern two-thirds of New Jersey./NWS Smoke from Sunday’s forest fire in Burlington County has prompted the National Weather Service Mount Holly Forecast Center to issue a air quality alert for the northern two-thirds of New Jersey.

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Rain targets another NASCAR race

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Saturday, April 05, 2014 08:04 am

For the fourth time in the first seven races of the 2014 Sprint Cup series season, the biggest challenge facing NASCAR drivers doesn’t come from the likes of Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kyle Busch or Jimmy Johnson. It comes from Mother Nature, instead. She has disrupting plans for Sunday’s Duck Commander 500./Weatherbell Analytics, www.weatherbell.com For the fourth time in the first seven races of the 2014 Sprint Cup series season, the biggest challenge facing NASCAR drivers doesn’t come from the likes of Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kyle Busch or Jimmy Johnson. It comes from Mother Nature, instead. She has disrupting plans for Sunday’s Duck Commander 500./Weatherbell Analytics, www.weatherbell.com For the fourth time in the first seven races of the 2014 Sprint Cup series season, the biggest challenge facing NASCAR drivers doesn’t come from the likes of Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kyle Busch or Jimmy Johnson.

It comes from Mother Nature, instead. She has disrupting plans for Sunday’s Duck Commander 500.

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1925 Miami Tornado remains South Florida’s deadliest

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, April 04, 2014 11:36 am

While everyone knows Miami faces an annual threat from land-falling hurricanes, a different kind of terror fell from the sky on April 5, 1925. During the afternoon, South Florida’s deadliest tornado formed over the Everglades en route to Biscayne Bay. Before it broke apart, the 1925 Miami Tornado killed five people and injured dozens during an afternoon of terror./Kansas State University While everyone knows Miami faces an annual threat from land-falling hurricanes, a different kind of terror fell from the sky on April 5, 1925. During the afternoon, South Florida’s deadliest tornado formed over the Everglades en route to Biscayne Bay. Before it broke apart, the 1925 Miami Tornado killed five people and injured dozens during an afternoon of terror./Kansas State University While everyone knows Miami faces an annual threat from land-falling hurricanes, a different kind of terror fell from the sky on April 5, 1925.

During the afternoon, South Florida’s deadliest tornado formed over the Everglades en route to Biscayne Bay. Before it broke apart, the 1925 Miami Tornado killed five people and injured dozens during an afternoon of terror.

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Bad-news, good-news forecast leads to pleasant spring weekend for South Jersey

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Thursday, April 03, 2014 12:33 pm

If you are the type of person who prefers to hear the bad news before the good, you’ll like this weekend’s weather forecast. And all of those people who have outdoor events and chores planned will like it even better. But first the bad news…/NWS If you are the type of person who prefers to hear the bad news before the good, you’ll like this weekend’s weather forecast. And all of those people who have outdoor events and chores planned will like it even better. But first the bad news…/NWS If you are the type of person who prefers to hear the bad news before the good, you’ll like this weekend’s weather forecast.

And if you have outdoor events or chores planned, you'll like it even better.

But first the bad news …

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South Jersey faced a frigid march through March 2014

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, April 01, 2014 12:40 pm

The growing list of consecutive colder-than-normal months in South Jersey marched on strongly last month, according to preliminary climate figures posted by the National Weather Service’s Mount Holly Forecast Center./Northeast Regional Climate Center The growing list of consecutive colder-than-normal months in South Jersey marched on strongly last month, according to preliminary climate figures posted by the National Weather Service’s Mount Holly Forecast Center./Northeast Regional Climate Center The growing list of consecutive colder-than-normal months in South Jersey marched on strongly last month, according to preliminary climate data figures posted by the National Weather Service’s Mount Holly Forecast Center.

In fact, March 2014 felt more like January at times, according to a National Weather Service’s statistical snapshot.

While we long for warmer days, here is a brrrrr-utal look back at a month of weather most of us would like to forget:

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