MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – The National Weather Service out of Mount Holly, NJ, has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for the rest of the afternoon.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected to increase in coverage and intensity toward evening.

The potential for heavier downpours and isolated severe storms should peak during the early evening.

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Seek shelter immediately during threating weather. While driving do not take roads prone to poor drainage or flooding and be on the alert for flash flood warnings.

Forecast:

Sunday Afternoon - Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Sunday Night - Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Monday - Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 69. East wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Monday Night - Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 63. East wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Tuesday - Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 70. North wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tuesday Night - A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 20%.