Strong thunderstorms could rock Sunday morning in South Jersey

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Strong thunderstorms passing through the area might take away any chance of sleeping in late on Sunday, July 27, according to the National Weather Service Strong thunderstorms passing through the area might take away any chance of sleeping in late on Sunday, July 27, according to the National Weather Service  Strong thunderstorms passing through the area might take away any chance of sleeping in late on Sunday, July 27, according to the National Weather Service. A hazardous weather outlook has been posted for Sunday morning for potentially strong thunderstorms, according to the National Weather Service.

South Jersey Sunday morning light show

Strong thunderstorms and heavy rain will move across South Jersey around 6 a.m. on Sunday, July 27./Weatherbell Analytics, www.weatherbell.com Strong thunderstorms and heavy rain will move across South Jersey around 6 a.m. on Sunday, July 27./Weatherbell Analytics, www.weatherbell.com A line of heavy showers and thunderstorms should be moving across the South Jersey landscape at just about the time most people are rolling over to get a few more winks of sleep.

According to future simulated radar, heavy bands of rain will move across the Delaware River into western portions of South Jersey around 6 a.m.

The StormPredictionCenter gives Philadelphia a 30 percent chance of severe weather. Further east in South Jersey, the chance of severe weather drops to 15 percent.

Either way, the rain should clear the coast by 7 a.m.

The day will turn out mostly cloudy but some rain could return during the afternoon hours.

Later in the day, locations in North Jersey, Delaware and Maryland will get a second round of heavy rain and thunderstorms. However, those storms were forecast to split apart and avoid South Jersey, according to future simulated radar.

The chance of rain remains through Monday morning, according to the National Weather Service.

Total rain accumulation in South Jersey will most likely reach more than half and inch.

Sunday’s forecast by the numbers:

Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 8 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2 a.m. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 10 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

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