More rain on the way for South Jersey, hundreds without power

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A stubborn stationary front that is draped across the Middle Atlantic States will bring more rain to South Jersey later this afternoon and again early Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service./Weatherbell Analytics, www.weatherbell.com A stubborn stationary front that is draped across the Middle Atlantic States will bring more rain to South Jersey later this afternoon and again early Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service./Weatherbell Analytics, www.weatherbell.com Don’t put that umbrella away just yet.

A stubborn stationary front that is draped across the Middle Atlantic States will bring more rain to South Jersey later this afternoon and again early Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service.

Future simulated weather radar forecasts indicate heavy rain and thunderstorms could develop near the end of the afternoon rush hour across a large portion of South Jersey.

This afternoon’s rain forced the Greater Egg Harbor Regional School District to change its graduation plans for Absegami, Oakcrest and Cedar Creek high schools.

Today’s thunderstorms will move through quickly and clear later this evening, setting up for a dry and sunny Friday with a high temperature of 81 degrees.

However, another impulse of moisture will move along the front. Saturday could start out rainy through noon, according to the National Weather Service.

Saturday morning’s low temperatures will drop to 54 degrees on the South Jersey Mainland.

Hundreds still without power

The severe thunderstorms that moved through South Jersey around 3 a.m. Thursday, June 19 left more than 3,400 Atlantic City Electric customers without power. As of 1 p.m. June 19, about 724 customers remained in the dark. Atlantic City Electric said there were still 68 power outages across South Jersey.

 


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