Winter storm expected to bring 4-8 inches of snow to New Jersey

 Marco Iuele inspects a salt spreader while shopping at Meadowlands Hardware, Jan. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Marco Iuele inspects a salt spreader while shopping at Meadowlands Hardware, Jan. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Storm forecast

The latest winter storm will bring snow all of New Jersey tonight and tomorrow morning. The lightest amounts of 4-6 inches of snow are expected in Salem, Cumberland, Cape May and Atlantic counties. The rest of the state is expected to get 6-8 inches by Friday morning. 

Travel tomorrow morning won’t be fun because of 15-25 mph winds (with 35 mph gusts possible) will lessen visibility and make temperatures feel below zero. The coldest air will be in North Jersey.

Overnight lows will be 10-15 degrees across the state with highs on Friday 15-20 degrees. Sunshine and warmer temperatures are expected on Saturday in New Jersey. Highs will be in the 30’s.

Announcements

N.J. Gov Christie declares a State of Emergency and will close all state offices on Friday, Jan 3. The Gov’s office is warning residents that this storm could result power outages. (read more)NJ TRANSIT ALERT: NJ TRANSIT will offer systemwide cross-honoring through the end of the service day Friday, January 3..

A Coastal Flood Warning will be in effect Friday 5 a.m. – 1 p.m. for all points north of Atlantic County. Moderate flooding is possible with the Friday morning high tide along theAtlantic Coast, the Raritan Bay & Delaware Bay. (read more)

Weather links:NBC10 Weather radar511NJ Weather-related traffic alerts

NJ Transit

PATCO

@GarySzatkowski – The guy to follow on Twitter for the latest on the storm. He is the National Weather Service Meteorologist in Mount Holly, N.J.

Read the NWS in-depth storm report 

 

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