BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — A coastal flood advisory is in effect through noon today as the remnants of Tropical Storm Olga will bring heavy rain and thunderstorms to the Jersey Shore, according to the National Weather Service.
Up to 1 inch of rain may fall in a short period of time, resulting in localized flooding of roadways, particularly where fallen leaves are blocking storm drains, the service said. A round of heavier rain and gusty winds may affect the region as a cold front moves through this afternoon.
High tide along the Belmar beachfront will be at 7:04 a.m. and along the Shark River at about 7:30 a.m. today, October 27.
Here is the latest forecast from the National Weather Service:
Today: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 5 p.m., then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5 p.m. Some storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 68. Breezy, with a southeast wind 20 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7 p.m. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 55. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday: Sunny, with a high near 63. North wind around 10 mph.
Monday night: A chance of drizzle or light rain after 3 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northeast wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday: A chance of drizzle or light rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
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