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‘Tumbleweed Tuesday:’ One Day of Sun Before Rain, Low Temps

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A storm moves out into the Atlantic Ocean, as seen in Normandy Beach. (Photo: Daniel Nee)
A storm moves out into the Atlantic Ocean, as seen in Normandy Beach. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Locals will get one day of good, post-Labor Day Weekend beach weather before things turn rainy and chilly, forecasters said.

“Tumbleweed Tuesday,” as it’s known along the Jersey Shore as a testament to sparsely-populated beaches and roads the day after Labor Day, will largely outshine most of the holiday weekend itself. It will be sunny, with a high of 83-85 degrees. A southwestly sea breeze will eventually kick in, between 14-20 m.p.h.

But it will be the last true beach day for a while. Showers and thunderstorms will move in Tuesday night, according to the National Weather Service, and linger into Wednesday. Showers and thunderstorms are forecast to continue into Wednesday night, and the daytime will reach just 70 degrees.

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For the remainder of the week, the sun will return, but the temperatures will be unseasonably low. On Thursday, the NWS is calling for partly sunny skies and a high of 74 degrees, and a shower is possible. On Friday, the sun will return in full, but the high will be 74 degrees again. Weekend highs will barely break the 70 degree mark, forecasters say.


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  • Rthom

    Daniel nee may win the Pulitzer Prize for this riveting story. I guess he’s too busy trying to find the next negative article about Democrats to write about all the improvements in the brick schools and how the projects were done under budget. maybe quit pretending to be impartial and write a real story.

    • Nan

      What improvements? Still a partisan effort resulting in the same situation as the Hatfields and the MCoys.