RED BANK: SUMMER STORMS SOAK THE GREEN

red bank stormThunderstorms dropped heavy rain  on the Greater Red Bank Green Wednesday afternoon, setting off fire alarms and leaving wide puddles for pedestrians and cyclists to navigate.

The closing hours of July, 2019, appeared to be equally soggy, with thunderstorms likely through 11 p.m., some of them severe, according to the National Weather Service. Check out the extended forecast below. (Photo by John T. Ward.  Click to enlarge.)

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ON THE GREEN: RAIN IN FORECAST

sb moon 022216One of those light blobs seen from the Rumson-Sea Bright Bridge Monday night is Earth’s moon.

And now, shining a blobby light on the near-term weather outlook… the National Weather Service forecasts a high temperature of about 40 degrees and a 40-percent chance of rain on the Greater Red Bank Green Tuesday, with a 100-percent chance of showers Tuesday night. Expect moderate-to-heavy rain late Wednesday possibly accompanied by thunderstorms and wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour, the NWS says in a hazardous weather outlook (Photo by Trish Russoniello. Click to enlarge)

 

ON THE GREEN: FOG, SUN & THUNDERSTORMS

rb fog 082415Sunrise as seen through heavy fog from the First Presbyterian Church at Tower Hill in Red Bank Monday morning. The National Weather Service forecasts a mostly sunny day, with temperatures topping out in the mid-80s, followed by a 50-percent chance of thunderstorms after 8 p.m. (Photo by Trish Russoniello. Click to enlarge)

 

QUICK STORM SOAKS REGION

A brief summer deluge, accompanied by lightning and thunder, drenched the Green Monday morning. The rainstorm caused flooding at backed-up sewer drains and set off a number of false fire alarms and limited driver visibility, as on Bellevue Avenue in Rumson, above.

The National Weather Service says more rain is possible throughout the day. (Click to enlarge)

WET, WINDY ONE IN STORE

img_3581100709Clouds gather over downtown Red Bank in this view east along West Front Street last Saturday. (Click to enlarge)

Lots of wind, some rain and possibly some boomers will roll through our area today, the National Weather Service forecasts.

Gusts could get up to 48 miles an hour, the agency says.
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