Forecast: Dousing rains, warmer temps expected Thursday

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New Jersey is expected to see a very heavy rainfall Thursday, with unseasonably warm temperatures.

News 12 New Jersey Meteorologist Dave Curren says that there is the potential for a thunderstorm Thursday and for some flooding.

The National Weather Service issued flood watches for a majority of the state, along with flash flood watches for areas in northern New Jersey. Coastal Flooding is also a possibility.

Strong winds may also be an issue Thursday. Curren says there is the potential for wind gusts of around 40 mph.

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Wednesday’s overnight hours should see temperatures in the mid-40s, with the potential for rain.

Heavy rain should begin by around 7 a.m. Thursday and should last through the afternoon. High temperatures Thursday are expected to reach the upper-50s. Temperatures should begin to cool down by Thursday night.

Friday should see a mix of sun and clouds with temperatures in the upper-30s.

Stay with News 12 for the latest weather information.

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