Snow starts falling in northwest New Jersey

Snow has started to fall across northwest New Jersey as travelers take to the roads and head for airports for their Thanksgiving getaway.

Hundreds of children got an early start to the holiday after their schools closed Wednesday because of the snow.

A winter storm warning is in effect for northwest New Jersey, the interior of northeast New Jersey and the Raritan Valley. Forecasters are predicting the possibility of 4 to 10 inches of heavy, wet snow.

A winter weather advisory in Mercer and Middlesex counties calls for 2 to 4 inches.

Forecasters say coastal sections could see an inch or less.

Transportation Department plow and salt spreading crews are deploying.

Some flights arriving at Newark airport are delayed by more than three hours.

Here’s what to expect:

Sussex County

Newtown – 8-12 inches

Warren CountyWashington – 6-10 inches

Hunterdon CountyFlemington – 4-6 inches

Morris CountyMorristown – 4-8 inches

Somerset CountySomerville – 3-5 inches

Middlesex CountyNew Brunswick – 1-3 inches

Mercer CountyPrinceton – 1-3 inches

Monmouth CountyFreehold – 1 inch

Ocean CountyLong Beach Island – mainly rain

Burlington CountyMount Laurel – 1 inch

Camden CountyCherry Hill – 1 inch

Gloucester CountyWest Deptford – 1 inch

Salem CountyPennsville – 1 inch

Cumberland CountyMillville – rain

Atlantic CountyAtlantic City – mainly rain

Cape May CountyCape May – rainOcean City – rain

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