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Precipitation expected to begin Wednesday, linger until Thursday, meteorologist says.
What many hope will be the final snowfall of the winter season is expected to be mild in accumulation but heavy in wind gusts, according to the National Weather Service. A low-pressure system making its way through the Mid-Atlantic is approaching New Jersey and will bring approximately two inches of precipitation to the northern portion of the state Wednesday through Thursday, National Weather Service meteorologist Mitchell Gaines said. Snowfall is expected to begin early Wednesday, then mix with rain in the afternoon and return to snow by night, Gaines said. Winds will gust between 20 and 25 miles-per-hour, Gaines said, but could climb to as high as 40 miles-per-hour at times. Lingering rainfall will end by Thursday morning, Gaines said.
Was your street cleared? Any trouble spots?
Despite warnings of blizzard conditions and power outages, Teaneck was left largely unscathed from the powerful winter storm that dumped heavy snow across the region. Township officials reported no widespread electric outages or downed trees. Crews mobilized ahead of the storm by salting roadways, and worked overnight to clean up around a foot of snow, officials said. On the Teaneck Patch Facebook page, residents reported that they were largely pleased with the town's progress in clearing roadways. Were you satisfied with the town's response to the snow storm? Vote in the poll and share your views in the comments section.
Motorists flock to local service stations ahead of winter storm
Some Teaneck gas stations were already jammed Friday morning with motorists filling up before a major winter storm was expected to slam the region. The Exxon station at Queen Anne Road and West Englewood Avenue only had premium gas available, a station attendant said. Another delivery was possible later in the day. A long line of cars started forming around 6 a.m., the worker said. On Teaneck Road, U.S. Gas near Amsterdam Avenue was packed with cars around 9 a.m. Another service station, near Bedford Avenue, also had a line of cars. The worst of the storm is expected to hit Friday evening, according to a blizzard warning issued by the National Weather Service. Up to 14 inches of snow is possible. Where are you getting gas? Long line…
Approaching winter storm prompts cancelations
Teaneck's public school district will operate on a half-day schedule Friday because of a forecasted winter storm, the district announced. Saturday Academy classes are canceled for Feb. 9 and there will be no afternoon pre-k, according to the district. The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning starting 6 a.m. Friday for eastern Bergen County. More than a foot of snow could fall in the area, with the heaviest snowfall coming Friday evening. Click to sign up for breaking storm updates. Follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.
Snow is likely to start hitting the area early Friday morning.
A "significant winter storm" is expected to hit Bergen County from early Friday until Saturday afternoon and could cause blizzard conditions, according to the National Weather Service. The NWS issued a winter storm watch from Friday afternoon through Saturday afternoon, predicting 6-12 inches of snow and some ice from sleet and freezing rain. Visibility could be limited to several hundred feet due to heavy snow, sleet and freezing rain. Driving conditions may be "dangerous." Winds are expected to blow at 20 or 30 miles per hour, with gusts hitting as much as 50 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service. The gusts may bring down some tree limbs and could cause power outages. The storm could be even worse, according to Mark …
Areas close to New York City could see flooding, National Weather Service reports.
Santa may have left plenty of goodies under the tree, but Mother Nature is about to leave a mess outside in Northern New Jersey. According to the National Weather Service, Morris, Passaic and Bergen counties can expect anywhere from 3 to 5 inches of snow to blanket the area, with precipitation first appearing between 1 and 4 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. Compounding the snowfall, meteorologist David Stark said, is the potential of up to a quarter-inch of ice. The storm, which may also bring wind gusts of up to 45 miles per hour, won’t lighten up until sunrise Thursday, Stark said. Essex and Union counties can expect more of a freezing rain and rain mix, which may begin as snowfall, Stark said. Those areas could also see mild to moderate …
Snowfall of 3 to 5 inches possible overnight, according to weather service advisory
Just a day after classes resumed, Teaneck Public Schools will operate on a delayed opening Thursday morning. A blast of wintery weather Wednesday led to the district-wide late opening, according to the school district website. Click for detailed information on school opening times. Teaneck schools were closed for a week when Hurricane Sandy slammed the region, downing trees and knocking out power to thousands across town. Although normally closed Thursday and Friday for teachers convention, the district announced classes would be in session after the annual event was cancelled because of Sandy. Wednesday's winter storm led to scattered power outages around the area and made for treacherous driving conditions. Thursday morning is …
Winter blast forecasted to impact the area through early Thursday afternoon
A winter storm expected to hit the area with high winds and snow through Thursday would delay Teaneck's recovery from Sandy and may cause more power outages in the storm-battered region, officials said Wednesday. Teaneck Township Manager William Broughton said public works crews moved quickly to clear scores of downed trees after Sandy hit last week, but the snow presented a minor setback. "It will definitely delay recovery efforts," Broughton said. Thanks to the DPW's efforts, no major roadways remained blocked by downed trees in Teaneck, he said. The remaining work involved repairing sidewalks, clearing tree stumps and collecting smaller debris. The township was ready to handle the snow and DPW staff had been kept on duty to prepare …
The weekend will be mostly cloudy with highs in the 50s.
Residents in New Jersey and New York can breathe a sigh of relief this weekend, as power restoration continues following Hurricane Sandy. The National Weather Service says some areas will experience colder temperatures, but no severe weather or flooding is expected. According to the forecast, scattered precipitation is possible in the interior northeast, eastern Great Lakes and central Appalachians. Rain and light snow could fall due to a cooler air mass, the weather service said. Any wintry precipitation should be less than two inches. Expect lows in the 30s, with temperatures climbing into the 40s and 50s throughout the weekend. In the event of any significant rainfall, you can watch flood gauges in the area.