Fair Haven and other towns on the Greater Red Bank Green were abuzz with the sound of power saws Tuesday morning as residents worked to clear downed trees and limbs following Monday evening’s brief, intense storm.
A brief, intense storm Monday evening blew a tree down onto an apartment building on Spring Street in Red Bank, above, and left numerous power outages across the Greater Green, according to the JCP&L service map, at right.
More thunderstorms, some severe, were possible overnight, according to the National Weather Service. (Photo by John Tyler. Click to enlarge.)
An excessive heat warning is in effect from noon Friday through Sunday, when heat-index values are expected to reach dangerous levels, according to the National Weather Service.
Though the Greater Red Bank Green will be cooler relative to nearby areas, “feels-like” combinations of air temperature and humidity are expected to exceed 100 degrees Friday, and could reach 110 Saturday, the NWS forecasts.
Red Bank’s Office of Emergency Management is monitoring the situation and “taking necessary precautions to prepare and respond,” according to an announcement on the borough website. Fair Haven’s OEM plans to open Bicentennial Hall, on Cedar Avenue, as a cooling station for residents who need relief, from noon Friday until 8 a.m. Monday.
Check out the extended forecast, as well as some tips on keeping cool and safe, below.
With the brickwork of the Urban Outfitters building across the street reflected in glass, workers applied brick to the facade of 7 Broad Street in Red Bank Tuesday. And over on Wallace Street, a mason repointed existing brick above Rocky’s Barber Shop.
The Greater Red Bank Green, along with the entire eastern and central parts of the United States, is expected to feel like a brick oven in coming days. According to the National Weather Service, dangerously hot conditions will arrive Wednesday, with “feels like” temperatures getting as high as 106 degrees. Excessive heat will may return Friday and persist through the weekend. Read the NWS heat advisory for more details.
Wednesday night, there’s also a chance of thunderstorms accompanied by high winds, lightning and flash flooding.
Check out the extended forecast below. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.)
Hot enough to fry an egg on the sidewalk? How about poach or boil? This display of fresh eggs on Prospect Avenue in Little Silver may be put to the test in coming days, as heat and thunderstorms threaten the Greater Red Bank Green.
The National Weather Service forecasts peak daytime temperatures near or above 90 degrees through the rest of the week, soaring to 95 by Saturday, with showers and thunderstorms likely Wednesday and Thursday.
Meantime, Tuesday looks to be mostly sunny with highs around 90. Check out the extended forecast below. (Photo by Trish Russoniello. Click to enlarge.)
A brief, powerful storm Tuesday evening damaged a tree on Broad Street in Red Bank, above. Dozens of homes in Red Bank, Shrewsbury, Little Silver and Rumson were without electricity early Wednesday as a result of damage, according to Jersey Central Power & Light’s outage map, at right.
Though there’s a slight chance of thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon, the Greater Red Bank Green will see plenty of sunshine Wednesday and again Thursday, Independence Day, with peak temperatures in the mid-80s both days, according to the National Weather Service.
Check out the extended forecast below. (Photo by Trish Russoniello. Click to enlarge.) Read More
The first of two Red Bank Dog Days of Summer scheduled for this season drew several hundred canines and their handlers to Marine Park on a slightly muggy evening Monday. The next one is slated for August 12.
Speaking of muggy, residents of the Greater Red Bank Green awoke to growling skies Tuesday morning, as a summer rain rolled in for what looked to be a day of scattered showers, according to the National Weather Service. Check out the extended forecast below. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.)
A pickup truck plows through the flooded, and newly rebuilt, intersection of East Bergen Place and Hudson Avenue in Red Bank Tuesday evening.
The heavy downpour caused “major” plumbing and drainage issues during the opening act at the Count Basie Basie Center for the Arts, prompting the cancellation of a concert by bluesman Buddy Guy, said a venue spokesman. The show was rescheduled for November 11.
More heavy rain looms as a possibility Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. Check out the extended forecast below. (Photo by Trish Russoniello. Click to enlarge.)
By JOHN T. WARD
It was a day unlike any ever seen before or since in Red Bank, turning hordes of area residents and visitors into Anglophiles, at least for a late-spring morning.
Imagine: an estimated 200,000 people jamming downtown Red Bank and the roadways through Little Silver, Fair Haven, Rumson and Sea Bright to catch a glimpse of king and queen of England.
After a soggy Mother’s Day, the new workweek starts off Monday with rain, possibly heavy at times, on the Greater Red Bank Green, according to the National Weather Service.
From there, it’s more of the same of what we’ve seen lots of lately: alternating clouds, sun and rain. Check out the extended forecast below. (Image by NWS. Click to enlarge.)
After a gray, rather soggy weekend, the new work week buzzes to life Monday under mostly sunny skies, with peak temperatures in the high 60s, according to the Weather Channel.
It’ll be even warmer Tuesday. Check out the extended forecast below. (Photo by Trish Russoniello. Click to enlarge.) Read More
According to the National Weather Service, after a sunny start Monday morning, skies will turn cloudy, possibly bringing rain overnight. From Tuesday through most of Thursday, gray skies will linger, but with the likelihood of rain below 50 percent, the NWS forecasts.
Check out the extended forecast below. (NWS graphic. Click to enlarge.)
According to the National Weather Service, several rounds of showers and thunderstorms will impact the region into the evening. Damaging winds are possible.
The weekend will bring a mix: sun, clouds, wind, and maybe a trace of rain. Check out the extended forecast below. (Image by NWS Mt. Holly. Click to enlarge.) Read More
Shortly after 1 a.m., the National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for the region that includes eastern Monmouth County, with the threat also expected to end by 7 a.m. (Tornado preparation info is here.)
In addition, the NWS warned of strong winds, with gusts of up to 50 miles per hour, between noon and 10 p.m. “With the ground saturated from previous rain, trees and power lines will be more susceptible to the adverse effects of strong winds,” the NWS warned.
Any way you look at it, the forecast suggested a bumpy start to the workweek. Check out the extended forecast below.
As spring colors begin popping up, the Greater Red Bank Green is in for a few days of seasonal weather, starting with possible April showers warm air Monday, according to the National Weather Service. Check out the detailed forecast below.
A sure sign that spring is nigh: Strollo’s Lighthouse in Red Bank opened Friday for another season of serving Italian ice and other frozen treats. A good time to get in line might be 5:58 p.m. Wednesday, the official start of spring.
Meantime, the Greater Red Bank Green is in for some mild weather, according to the National Weather Service. Check out the extended forecast below. (Photo by Trish Russoniello. Click to enlarge.) Read More
By JOHN T. WARD
Returning home after a year’s service in Vietnam, Jim Black remembers landing on American soil after midnight. There was no welcoming committee, no formal expression of gratitude. U.S. authorities made sure the repatriations took place under cover of darkness, in part to shield soldiers from war protesters, he said.
It left Black and others other veterans feeling slighted, he said. It wasn’t that he and his fellow soldiers wanted a parade, but “just don’t hate me,” he said, choking up a bit.
That’s why a free art school for military veterans in Red Bank means so much to him: it makes him and other vets feel “welcomed” at last, he told redbankgreen Friday.
Roads on the Greater Red Bank Green could be a bit slippery Friday morning, when about an inch of snow was expected to fall by 10 a.m., according to the National Weather Service.
The weekend brings off-and-on chances of rain and sleet, with little accumulation. Check out the extended forecast below. (NWS image. Click to enlarge.)
Wind gusts of up to 60 miles per hour are possible, bringing the possibility of downed trees, limbs and power lines, the NWS said. As of 5:45 a.m., Jersey Central Power & Light was reporting no outages on the Green.
Check out the extended forecast below. (Click to enlarge.)