Wintry mix makes for messy travel conditions in New Jersey

A wintry mix of sleet, snow and freezing rain has created some messy travel conditions across New Jersey. But officials say no major problems are being reported.

Snow began falling across the state early Saturday but then turned to freezing rain by late morning. The precipitation had mostly turned to rain by Saturday afternoon as temperatures reached into the upper 40s.

The National Weather service said 3 to 5 inches of snow had fallen in northern areas, while 1 to 2 inches were on the ground in central Jersey. Most of southern Jersey saw a coating of snow.

Major roads, including the Garden State Parkway and the New Jersey Turnpike, were in good shape.

Temperatures are expected to be around 50 on Sunday before cold air returns Sunday night.

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