Incoming snow squall to quickly reduce visibility in portion of Jersey Shore

    5 p.m. radar.

    5 p.m. radar.

    The National Weather Service says a “dangerous” snow squall is on the move at 5 p.m. today and heading toward a portion of the Jersey Shore.

    A Special Weather Statement was issued at 4:53 p.m. advising that the squall would impact Ocean County to Cape May County.

    The squall extended from central Burlington County to northern coastal Cape May County and was heading east at 25 miles per hour just before 5 p.m. 

    “Visibilities will drop quickly to less than a quarter of a mile in this dangerous squall,” the statement said, adding that up to an inch of snow could fall in 10 to 20 minutes. 

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    “Rapid changes in visibility and potentially slick roads are likely to lead to accidents,” it continued. 

    The advisory is in effect until 5:45 p.m.

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