South Jersey faces the dog day of May on Monday

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South Jersey weather fans will start off the work week by facing one of the warmest days in nine months on Monday, May 12 when mainland high temperatures leap well into the 80s./National Weather Service. South Jersey weather fans will start off the work week by facing one of the warmest days in nine months on Monday, May 12 when mainland high temperatures leap well into the 80s./National Weather Service. South Jersey weather fans will start off the work week by facing one of the warmest days in nine months on Monday, May 12 when mainland high temperatures leap well into the 80s. Enjoy it while you can, however. A rainy pattern takes hold before the end of the week, sending temperatures back to below seasonal levels.

Here’s is your Monday outlook with a glance down the road toward midweek and next weekend:

South Jersey weather: Monday, May 12

Mostly sunny conditions will allow Monday’s high temperature to soar into the middle-80s, according to the National Weather Service Mount Holly Forecast Center.

While warmer temperatures will be found to the west of Route 50, folks living along the Garden State Parkway and Route 9 in Galloway, Egg HarborTownship and Northfield should be able to join in on the heat, according to the National Weather Service.

A high pressure system off of the east coast of the United States will push up summer-like warmth on Monday, May 12.National Weather Service A high pressure system off of the east coast of the United States will push up summer-like warmth on Monday, May 12.National Weather Service All of the heat is caused by the counter-clockwise rotation of warm air around an offshore high pressure system.

There is a slight chance – about 20 percent – of showers and thunderstorms during the evening hours.

Monday’s overnight low drops to a summer-like 62 degrees.

Tuesday cool down leads to rainy period

Tuesday’s mainland South Jersey temperatures will only reach 76 degrees in advance of a cold front that will introduce greater chances of rain beginning Tuesday evening.

The odds of rain increase each day until showers and thunderstorms with possible heavy rainfall arrives Thursday and Friday in South Jersey, according to the National Weather Service.


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