Near record-low temperatures possible for tomorrow

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The arctic blast of cold air that pushed today’s late-season snowfall through South Jersey may be frigid enough to set record-low temperatures Tuesday morning, according to the National Weather Service./NWS The arctic blast of cold air that pushed today’s late-season snowfall through South Jersey may be frigid enough to set record-low temperatures Tuesday morning, according to the National Weather Service./NWS The arctic blast of cold air that pushed today’s late-season snowfall through South Jersey may be frigid enough to set record-low temperatures Tuesday morning, according to the National Weather Service.

 While the snow fell on Monday, March 3, temperatures dropped from the 30s through the 20s. By late morning, temperatures had dropped to 17 degrees or less in most areas of South Jersey.

But the freefall isn’t finished yet, however.

Temperatures will continue falling through the overnight hours, dropping to near the single digits by midnight, the National Weather Service said.

When children wake up to go to school on Tuesday, March 4, the temperature could hover around 8 degrees or colder, the National Weather Service said.

The official low temperature for Tuesday, March 4 is 5 degrees as recorded at the Atlantic City International Airport in Egg Harbor Township where official weather records are kept.

However, a northerly wind at 7-10 miles could create wind chill values as low as 3 degrees below zero, according to the most recent National Weather Service forecast.

Though the sun will return on Tuesday, cold conditions will remain throughout South Jersey. Atlantic County mainland high temperatures are expected to only reach about 30 degrees on Tuesday and that’s about 20 degrees colder than normal for early March in South Jersey.

 Will March offer a warm up?

Find out if March weather will be different than the colder-than-normal weather that has plagued South Jersey by clicking on National Weather Service issues March outlook

 


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