South Jersey faces another round of possible thunderstorms this afternoon, evening

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Another round of strong thunderstorms containing gusty winds and small hail is possible during the afternoon and evening hours of Wednesday, July 9, according to a hazardous weather outlook posted by the National Weather Service./Weatherbell Analytics, www.weatherbell.com Another round of strong thunderstorms containing gusty winds and small hail is possible during the afternoon and evening hours of Wednesday, July 9, according to a hazardous weather outlook posted by the National Weather Service./Weatherbell Analytics, www.weatherbell.com Another round of strong thunderstorms containing gusty winds and small hail is possible during the afternoon and evening hours of Wednesday, July 9, according to a hazardous weather outlook posted by the National Weather Service.

Here is the outlook for this afternoon:

High temperatures and humid weather conditions will move through the area in front of a a slow-to-arrive cold front that is currently sloshing its way though Central Pennsylvania.

The cold front will combined with the heat of the day to create the potential for thunderstorms across the Delaware and South Jersey area, the National Weather Service said.

“The highest threat for strong storms is across Delmarva and southern New Jersey,” the National Weather Service said in issuing the hazardous weather outlook.

Only one-tenth, to one-quarter of an inch of rain is expected, according to the National Weather Service. However, stronger thunderstorms could produce more rainfall.

The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook for Wednesday, July 9 for South Jersey./NWS The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook for Wednesday, July 9 for South Jersey./NWS South Jersey current conditions

At 10:45 a.m., many South Jersey mainland temperatures were around 79-80 degrees and beginning to make their climb through the 80s toward a forecast high of 91.

Though a pocket of rain was moving through EggHarborCity and Weekstown, the main area of rain was moving northeast out of Delaware Bay toward the marshes of Cumberland County.

Future simulated rainfall shows the potential for storms to move up along the coast between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. today. A second batch of storms would arrive later this evening after sundown.

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