After staying the 70s for the bulk of the day, skies cleared out in the afternoon allowing the temperatures to jump into the mid 80s by late afternoon. Some areas in New Jersey even reached 90 degrees. Dew Points are around 70 degrees this evening making if feel more like the middle summer instead of middle of September. By daybreak, fog could develop in some suburbs across the region. Overnight lows will be in the low to mid 80s.
On Wednesday, skies will become partly sunny. The southwesterly flow associated with a late season Bermuda high will allow temperatures to reach into the low 90’s for the city. With dew points in the upper 60s, it could feel like its in the mid 90s during the afternoon. In Connecticut, the state has an air quality alert has been put in place. Whenever this is done, state officials expect that ground ozone level could exceed unhealthy levels. A shower could develop inland as the cold front start moving east from the Ohio Valley
On Thursday, the cold front will be closing in and there could be a good chance that some thunderstorms that could potentially be strong to severe during the afternoon. Temperatures will be in the mid 80s before the storms come.