I recorded 1.85 inches of rainfall. Most of North Jersey recorded 1.25-2 inches so some areas the forecast panned out and some areas did not.
We already hit the high temps for the day around 4 am and now temperatures are falling and will continue to fall through the day. Some areas went up to 70 due to a warm front moving north of us from the powerful storm over the Ohio Valley. Now the cold front has come through with very gusty winds out of the west at 20-30 mph gusts to 45 at times. It was 68 when I woke up now its 62 and may fall
Lows tonight will go down into the mid 40s to around 50 in Newark.
Tomorrow through Sunday highs will struggle to reach 60 and lows will be in the low to mid 40s with upper 40s for Newark.
Monday and Tuesday a cold front will approach with possible showers , more of a nuisance than anything with highs in the mid 60s both day before another shot of Polar Air comes in for the remainder of next week
All these storms and cold fronts that have been coming thorough the area the past few weeks are slowly setting up our winter pattern. A very big step towards the winter pattern will take place later next week that may make your Halloween feel quite cold.
Today’s cold front was a baby step that will make our temperatures around average to slightly below for the next 7 days
We have had a bit of a SE ridge this fall and thus far overall its been a relatively mild fall because of that. Overall the autumn so far is about 2 degrees above average, not terribly warm but above average overall. This SE ridge has forced a storm track well NW of us meaning we are on the eastern warm and humid side of the storms
If you look at the image in the right top corner you see a red line going through the Great Lakes, that is a powerful cold front that will bring down a deep trough and possibly the first true feel of winter. This trough and polar Vortex will squash the SE ridge (the High Pressure just off the SE coast ) by next weekend.
That black line over NE PA and North Jersey is the freezing line by next Saturday , if that happens that would translate to highs in the upper 40s to around 50 and lows in the 30s. Also notice the SE ridge is now well off the coast and very weak then by Sunday another cold front is shown coming through which would make Halloween a very cold one if indeed this does happen