Light snow possible overnight at the Jersey Shore

    The first snowfall of 2015 in Ocean Beach 2 on January 6. (Photo: JSHN contributor Shane Skwarek‎)

    The first snowfall of 2015 in Ocean Beach 2 on January 6. (Photo: JSHN contributor Shane Skwarek‎)

    Jersey Shore residents might be waking up tomorrow to just enough snow to spark the holiday spirit.

    A band of snow will likely develop over the Delmarva around midnight before spreading northeastward overnight through the Jersey Shore as an arctic cold front arrives, according to the National Weather Service.

    The service is calling for an inch or less snow for most of the Shore and possibly two inches in a band from Atlantic City to the south. 

    High temperatures at the Jersey Shore tomorrow will mainly be in the 20s during the day and 10 to 15 degrees at night. Adding in winds gusting up to possibly 45 miles per hour tomorrow night, wind chill values will possibly drop to around 0 degrees. Winds will begin to diminish throughout the day on Friday.  

    But the cold will be short-lived. 

    A warm front will begin approaching the area with moisture on Friday night. Temperatures will be cold enough for snow, but as warmer air moves in, the precipitation is likely to transition to freezing rain then sleet and finally rain by Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Rain is likely to stick around all weekend. 

    High temperatures on Saturday at the Jersey Shore will climb to around 50 degrees before reaching possibly the middle 50s on Sunday, according to NOAA.

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