New Brunswick, N.J. (July 10, 2020) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick climatologist David A. Robinson is available for interviews on Tropical Storm Fay as it approaches New Jersey.

“Tropical Storm Fay could deposit several inches of rain across a good portion of the state,” said Robinson, New Jersey State Climatologist and a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Geography in the School of Arts and Sciences. “If the rains do not become excessive, they will prove beneficial in alleviating the increasing dry conditions across much of New Jersey in recent weeks. While some areas have received drenching thunderstorm rain of late, it most often takes a tropical system to provide a statewide soaking during the warm season.”

Robinson, who oversees the Rutgers NJ Weather Network and helps coordinate the New Jersey Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network, is available to comment at david.robinson@rutgers.edu

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