Thursday, January 24, 2013
Cold temperatures to last through the weekend
The powerful storm that was expected to hit our area starting tomorrow looks to have weakened and the National Weather Service (NWS) is predicting much less snowfall to cover our area. According to the most recent predictions from the NWS the storm is expected to arrive Friday afternoon and go through Friday night but there should only be a maximum of four inches falling on the ground. Many areas may see only an inch of snow or less depending on where they are in the path of the storm. The snowfall may not be as bad as what was originally predicted but the temperatures over the next few days will remain at or below the freezing mark. Starting tomorrow the high is expected to be around 25 before dropping down near 19 degrees tomorrow …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement due Monday night’s snow fall and today’s icy road conditions.
Monmouth County residents woke up this morning to the first snow of 2013. According to the National Weather Service (NWS), anywhere from a half-inch, to an inch and a half of snow fell Monday night, causing hazardous road conditions this morning. At 8:30 a.m. the NWS reported that it was 18 degrees in Holmdel and Hazlet, but with the wind chill, it felt more like 6 degrees outside. Due to the drop in temperature, the NWS has issued a Special Weather Statement for much of New Jersey, including Monmouth County. The Special Weather Statement asks residents to watch out for icy road conditions this morning, suggesting that drivers use extra care while on the roads and to leave plenty of space between your vehicle and the one ahead of you. …
Monday, December 10, 2012
No Snow in the forecast
The wet weather that arrived this weekend looks to continue into Tuesday according to the National Weather Service (NWS) but after that the sun should make an extended appearance in our area. Starting today the rain will continue but with a high of 65 degrees it will at least be a warm day after the predicted fog clears up. The low temperature for tonight will drop into the mid 40s as the rain is expected to continue at least through the day tomorrow. The high temperature will be around 48 degrees Tuesday before dropping down to a low of 31 degrees Tuesday night. Mostly sunny weather is predicted for Wednesday with a high of 46 before dropping down to a low of 30 for Wednesday night. There will be a slight increase on Thursday with a …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
The National Weather Service warns there could be more power outages and further damage from lingering storm debris.
The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning and a coastal flood warning for our area Wednesday, as a "powerful nor'easter" moves up from the Carolinas. Though this storm is not expected to have near the magnitude of Hurricane Sandy,nor'easters can pose serious threats. Click here to learn more. The National Weather Service is predicting that areas significantly affected by Sandy last week will be more susceptible to high winds, citing the possibility of more downed trees and increased power outages. The high wind warning is in effect from 6 a.m. Wednesday to 6 a.m. Thursday. Winds are expected from the north between 30-40 mph with gusts up to 65 mph. "This is a particularly dangerous situation," the service said, "…
Saturday, September 8, 2012
Watch covers most of the local area
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for most of the state until 10 p.m. The track of the storms and their potential damage is not yet known but the watch covers all of Monmouth and Ocean Counties as well the surrounding counties. There is also a Hazardous Weather Outlook for much of New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania through tonight. The outlook includes the potential for powerful thunderstorms that will come with a strong cold front crossing the area later today. In addition to the risk of thunderstorms the NWS said tornadoes are also possible. The line of storms is also capable of causing hail, lightning and heavy rain. The bulk of the storm looks likely to affect our area this afternoon and into…
Monday, June 25, 2012
A severe thunderstorm watch ended 8:45 a.m., but more rain may fall.
Storms are expected through 2 p.m. Monday. Earlier, the National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for central New Jersey and Sandy Hook that soaked the area. It ended at 8:45 a.m. Around 8 a.m., the National Weather Service said there a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds of 60 mph were moving from Colonia to Trenton, or along a line extending from Perth Amboy to Trenton. Looking forward:
Friday, January 20, 2012
The National Weather Service is calling for snow in our area.
Monmouth County residents could see wintry weather over the next 48 hours, and for the first time since October 2011 it could cover the ground. The National Weather Service in Mount Holly issued a Winter weather warning for the area, beginning with rain and sleet tonight and very early Saturday morning and quickly turning to snow. One to three inches of snow are expected to accumulate, varying throughout the region. The snow will mix in with rain and sleet and "spread over the region" Saturday morning. But the snow may not last on the ground for very long; the weather service is calling for rising temperatures by Sunday, which will turn snow into rain. The National Weather Service says a Winter weather advisory means travelers should …