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RED BANK: STRONG WIND & RAIN FORECAST

Residents of the Greater Red Bank Green should be prepared for strong winds and heavy rain Wednesday night and early Thursday, according to the National Weather Service

Southerly winds of 25 to 35 miles per hour, and gusts of up to 50 mph, are are expected to buffer the region as part of a storm, the NWS reported early Wednesday. That could lead to downed trees and power outages, it warned

Overnight rainfall, possibly accompanied by thunder, could total up to two inches, bringing coastal flooding, the NWS said.

Check out the extended forecast below. (Photo by John T. Ward.  Click to enlarge.)

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RED BANK: WARM WEEK TO START NEW YEAR

A blanket of clouds caught the light of the setting sun Sunday, New Year’s Day, as seen from the Red Bank Middle School.

After a holiday break, kids return to school Monday in unseasonably warm weather, with temperatures rising to the high-50s, according to the National Weather Service. Daytime peaks of 50 or higher are expected through Thursday, though sunshine will be elusive.

Check out the extended forecast below. (Photo by John T. Ward.  Click to enlarge.)

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