Weather Service issues severe thunderstorm watch

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The Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for most of the Middle Atlantic States, including all of New Jersey and South Jersey, until 9 p.m. this evening.

The combination of a humid atmosphere, high summertime temperatures in the 90s

The combination of a soupy air mass, high temperatures and the lower-90s and an approaching cold front could trigger severe thunderstorms later this evening.

As of 1:30 p.m., heavy thunderstorms were beginning to form across central Pennsylvania.

The rain looks like it will approach South Jersey during the late evening and overnight hours.

Everything should clear up in time for the morning commute, according to the National Weather Service.


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