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Most of the snow will fall in the evening hours.
Several inches of snow are expected Wednesday and Wednesday night in Somerset County, according to the National Weather Service. According to the NWS, reports are currently calling for rain and snow, mostly rain, throughout the day, with more snow in the evening and after midnight. Mitchell Gaines, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Mount Holly, said they are expecting a mixture of rain and snow, with rain mostly in the afternoon before it switches back to some snow in the evening. Snowfall Wednesday into Thursday will probably be about 3 inches. Gaines said the chance of rain and snow showers will linger through Thursday, and the storm should wind down throughout the day. In addition to the possible snow, Gaines said, …
Areas close to New York City could see flooding, National Weather Service reports.
Santa may have left plenty of goodies under the tree, but Mother Nature is about to leave a mess outside in Northern New Jersey. According to the National Weather Service, Morris, Passaic and Bergen counties can expect anywhere from 3 to 5 inches of snow to blanket the area, with precipitation first appearing between 1 and 4 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. Compounding the snowfall, meteorologist David Stark said, is the potential of up to a quarter-inch of ice. The storm, which may also bring wind gusts of up to 45 miles per hour, won’t lighten up until sunrise Thursday, Stark said. Essex and Union counties can expect more of a freezing rain and rain mix, which may begin as snowfall, Stark said. Those areas could also see mild to moderate …
Most areas see light accumulation, slick driving conditions.
Many North Jersey residents woke up Tuesday morning to a rare white Christmas. The first measurable New Jersey Christmas snowfall in a decade was expected to produce 1 to 2 inches in some areas by Tuesday morning, according to the National Weather Service. A winter weather advisory was issued Monday into early Tuesday morning with snow and freezing rain expected. Precipitation began as snow in most areas Monday night at about 7 p.m., causing slick and hazardous driving conditions on some roads. Storms on Wednesday and Saturday could produce more snow, according to the NWS. How does the scene look in your neighborhood? Tell us in the comments and upload photos to this article.
Winter weather advisory issued by National Weather Service Tuesday.
As snow continued to fall throughout the northern part of New Jersey Tuesday afternoon, the evening commute looked to be a possibly dangerous and messy trip for many. A winter weather advisory was issued by the National Weather Service and is in effect until 7 p.m. for multiple counties, including Morris, Somerset, Warren and Sussex. “This winter weather advisory means that periods of snow will cause travel difficulties,” the alert from the NWS said. “Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibility. Use extra care while driving.” The advisory said that the precipitation will be mainly snow, mixing with rain at some locations. Accumulations were predicted to reach between 2 to 4 inches. The snow was expected to continue through the …
The weekend will be mostly cloudy with highs in the 50s.
Residents in New Jersey and New York can breathe a sigh of relief this weekend, as power restoration continues following Hurricane Sandy. The National Weather Service says some areas will experience colder temperatures, but no severe weather or flooding is expected. According to the forecast, scattered precipitation is possible in the interior northeast, eastern Great Lakes and central Appalachians. Rain and light snow could fall due to a cooler air mass, the weather service said. Any wintry precipitation should be less than two inches. Expect lows in the 30s, with temperatures climbing into the 40s and 50s throughout the weekend. In the event of any significant rainfall, you can watch flood gauges in the area.
Families head outside for some sledding and fun.
The first snowstorm of 2012 made for some slippery conditions on Saturday as snow, rain and sleet kept most people within the warm confines of there own homes. While some people only ventured out to clear their sidewalks and driveways, others decided to take advantage of all the snow, making their way outside for some sledding and fun, despite businesses and other locations around town remaining empty throughout the morning.
Area hit with first snowstorm of 2012.
Bookmark this post to keep up to date on snow news throughout the weekend Update: The first snowstorm of 2012 is out of the way and now the end of the weekend lies ahead. As of late Saturday night, the National Weather Service was calling for a slight chance of rain after 4 p.m. on Sunday. The NWS was also predicting slight chance of rain or freezing rain before 4 a.m. on Monday. Update: As of mid-day Saturday, the National Weather Service updated its forecast to predict snow would continue until about 1 p.m. on Saturday. The NWS estimates 2 to 4 inches of total accumulation. We'll be updating this post with any updates and advisories affecting the Morris, Somerset and Sussex areas throughout the weekend. Got some news to share? Tell us …
Let us know what it looks like outside your home.
The first significant snowfall of 2012 has blanketed the region, but the accumulations were expected to vary from 2 to as much as 8 inches in parts of Northern New Jersey. Let us know what it looks like outside your home. Do the roads need to be plowed? Have you lost power? Upload photos or video and tell us in the comments what the conditions are like in your neighborhood. For a list of postponements and cancellations due to the storm, head here. This post is shared by several Patch sites in Morris, Somerset and Sussex counties. Comments below may be by readers of any of those sites.
It might be the first arctic blast of the season.
We had a tropical storm in August, snow in October and ice last week—and now the first real wintry mix may actually be coming. According to the National Weather Service, the prediction is for snow to begin after 1 a.m. Saturday, with an accumulation of about 1 to 2 inches possible. On Saturday, snow is expected before 10 a.m., turning to sleet after 10 a.m. with a slight chance of rain or snow after 1 p.m. The total accumulation possible is 1 to 3 inches, with some ice. So, Bridgewater, will this turn into the first big storm of the season, or just a little bit of rain? And how will you prepare for it?