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Precipitation expected to begin Wednesday, linger until Thursday, meteorologist says.
What many hope will be the final snowfall of the winter season is expected to be mild in accumulation but heavy in wind gusts, according to the National Weather Service. A low-pressure system making its way through the Mid-Atlantic is approaching New Jersey and will bring approximately two inches of precipitation to the northern portion of the state Wednesday through Thursday, National Weather Service meteorologist Mitchell Gaines said. Snowfall is expected to begin early Wednesday, then mix with rain in the afternoon and return to snow by night, Gaines said. Winds will gust between 20 and 25 miles-per-hour, Gaines said, but could climb to as high as 40 miles-per-hour at times. Lingering rainfall will end by Thursday morning, Gaines said.
What you need to know -- and upload your blizzard photos here!
Check out Patch's snow photos, and upload your photos to this article. Meteorologists are predicting this Nor’easter will bring more than a foot of snow and heavy winds to Maplewood and the rest of Essex County through Saturday afternoon. Below Patch is compiling a list of closures, delays and things you should know throughout town. Please add any information you have in the comments. The township will send out email alerts as needed and will post updated information on the township website. The township encourages residents to stay off the roads as much as possible so the roads can be cleared. But remember it's the weekend! Enjoy the snowy Saturday! AND share your pictures with the community here! Important information: For …
A massive winter storm cut off the area and threatened food supplies.
Think this is bad? For the sake of comparison -- or to remind ourselves what a difference a century makes -- we're retelling the story of the Blizzard of '88. 1888, that is. Fifty years later, the Blizzard Men and Ladies gathered to retell the story of the Blizzard of '88. They were the survivors of a storm that hit the New York metropolitan area in March of 1888. The weekend of March 10 and 11 was mild. According to The New York Herald, John J. Meisinger, buyer at Ridley's department store in Manhattan, was a local laughingstock. He had purchased a carload of unsold snow shovels for $1,200. When the shovels were delivered to his store, the temperature was 50 degrees. Then, overnight, two storms converged and the temperature plummeted. …
Prepare for winter storm Nemo with these essential safety recommendations.
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Stormy weather leads to fender-benders throughout county.
Updated 4: 30 p.m. During this December storm, accidents and weather conditions are closing roads throughout Essex County. In Livingston, there was a four-car accident reported around 3:30 p.m. northbound on Eisenhower Parkway causing lane closures near the Roseland border, police said. Also reported, on East Hobart Gap Road a car hit a tree near Meadowbrook Road in Livingston. In South Orange, police have closed the "S" curves on South Orange Avenue through the South Mountain Reservation that stretching from South Orange into Millburn at about 3:45 p.m. Bloomfield Avenue is reportedly very congested Trains and buses are cross-honoring today. How was your commute home today? Did you experience any delays from closed roads or traffic …
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 …
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.
Still waiting to hear from the local chambers of commerce regarding Halloween events....
The robocalls and e-mail messages are coming through: No school tomorrow for the South Orange-Maplewood School District. A teacher who declined to be named remarked, "No school on Halloween! This is a teacher's dream come true!" The full e-mail message from Superintendent of School Dr. Brian Osborne read: Due to down power lines throughout South Orange and Maplewood, and hazardous conditions persisting from yesterday's storm, all South Orange-Maplewood schools are closed tomorrow, October 31, 2011. Offices will remain open and twelve month employees will have a regular working day. As of right now, the Maplewood Chamber of Commerce reports that the Halloween Parade & Costume Contest in Maplewood Village is on. They will consult with …
Temperatures are in the 90s today.
If you've been waiting for summer heat, the wait is no more. Temperatures were in the 90s on Monday, making it one of the hottest days of the summer. Temperatures topped up around 95 degrees by Monday afternoon in the area. The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for some areas of New Jersey. There is an air quality alert in effect until 10 p.m. for the region, and there is a chance of thunderstorms for Monday evening. The American Red Cross offers these tips to deal with the heat: How are you beating the heat? A trip to the pool? Going to the beach? Send us your photos to firstname.lastname@example.org or post them at right when you're logged in to the site.