Thursday, February 7, 2013
More than a foot of snow possible, according to National Weather Service.
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Thursday, February 7
CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST STORM UPDATES A blizzard warning has been issued for eastern Bergen County starting early Friday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Snow accumulation of 10 to 14 inches is possible along with wind gusts up to 45 mph, the weather service said. The heaviest snow is expected to hit Friday evening into Saturday morning, forecasters said. Visibility of one quarter mile or less is possible at times. The weather service warned of the potential for treacherous driving conditions and localized power outages brought on by the winter storm. Public Service Electric and Gas said it was preparing for storm, including readying "all available personnel" and arranging for contractors and tree crews to help…
Friday, August 10, 2012
Hazardous weather outlook includes storms, gusty winds for the Bergen County area.
Friday, August 10, 2012
Showers and thunderstorms are predicted for Friday afternoon into most of Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. Storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rainfall, according to the weather service. Chance of precipitation for Friday afternoon and evening is at 80 percent. The weather service calls for hazardous weather outlook for Friday and Saturday for the north Jersey area with the main threat being damaging winds. Friday afternoon - Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. High near 83. Southeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Friday night - Occasional showers and …
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Teaneck largely unscathed by powerful storms. More than 10,000 PSE&G customers lose power across New Jersey.
Scattered electrical outages were reported in a dozen Bergen County towns after a thunderstorm moved into the area Thursday night. According to PSE&G's outage map, up to 2,000 customers were without power across Bergen County late Thursday. Up to 500 Teaneck customers were out when the storm first hit, but service had since been restored in the township. Outages were also reported in Bogota and Hackensack at the height of the storm. Statewide, more than 10,000 PSE&G customers were without power late Thursday. "The state’s largest utility has all available personnel and supplies on hand to restore power. Crews will be working through the night," PSE&G said in a statement. While forecasts warned of damaging winds, large hail and lightning, …
National Weather Service warns that an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out
Damaging winds and heavy rainfall are expected to roll into Northern New Jersey Thursday starting at 7 p.m., according to The National Weather Service. Thunderstorms bringing damaging winds up to 58 mph and quarter-sized large hail were expected to last until about 10 p.m., according to the hazardous weather warning and forecasts issued early this morning and an advisory this afternoon. "An isolated tornado cannot be ruled out," the alert advised. Storm conditions are expected to dissipate as the week ends, with the chance of showers and thunderstorms decreasing to 20 percent by Friday night. The temperature is forecasted to pick-up slightly on Friday, peaking in the low-to-mid 90s. Bergenfield Police took to Twitter to advise the public …
Friday, July 13, 2012
Sensitive groups should exercise caution today
Ozone levels are expected to rise today, July 13, to levels dangerous for sensitive groups, the state Department of Environmental Protection has announced. Sensitive groups include the elderly, the very young and those who suffer from asthma and other respiratory conditions. These groups are advised to avoid strenuous activity during the afternoon and early evening hours. All residents are advised to avoid if possible activities that would add to air pollution today, such as vehicle use, mowing lawns, painting and wood burning. The Air Quality Index is forecast to be 105 today. The high temperature is expected to be 92 degrees. For more air quality information, click here. - Follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter or subscribe to our free …
Monday, June 25, 2012
Up to 500 customers were without power, according to PSE&G website.
Heavy rain and thunderstorms hit the Teaneck-area Monday afternoon, leading to flooding and at least one temporary road closure. Flooding forced police to block Teaneck Road, near Route 4, around 4:15 p.m. The roadway was later reopened after a vehicle was removed from the high water. Windsor Road, under Route 4, also experienced flooding. Skies were clear shortly after the blast of stormy weather hit, but the National Weather Service issued a flood advisory for the area until 5 p.m. Limited power outages were reported around Bergen County, with up to 500 customers out in Teaneck, according to a utility company outage website. In Bergenfield, police reported a lightning strike near borough hall knocked out phone service to the building. …
Monday, April 23, 2012
No major weather-related incidents reported in the area.
The flood watch for parts of North Jersey has expired, with only a slight chance of rain through late Monday possible, according to the National Weather Service. Forecasters had warned of potential flooding in urban areas or those with poor drainage. Heavy rains soaked the area overnight Monday, but no major weather-related incidents were reported. Public Service Electric and Gas said about 300 customers were without power across its service area. There were no reported outages in Teaneck early Monday. The utility asked residents not to touch downed wires and report outages to 1-800-436-PSEG. The state’s Office of Emergency Management was monitoring storm conditions Sunday, the agency said in a news release over the weekend. “We are …
Saturday, February 25, 2012
Slight chance of snow and rain this afternoon.
High winds could cause power outages and bring down tree limbs across northeastern New Jersey Saturday, the National Weather Service says. The NWS has issued a wind advisory for interior northeast New Jersey until 6 p.m. Saturday. Westerly winds between 20 and 30 miles per hour are expected, with some gusts reaching 50 miles per hour. Drivers are asked to take caution, especially on elevated roads and bridges. Residents who otherwise leave unsecured items outdoors, such as trash cans, should note that they can be easily blown about by the level of winds that are expected. The forecast also notes a slight chance of snow and rain between 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday. Limited power outages were reported around Bergen County late Saturday morning, …
Friday, January 20, 2012
Several inches of snow are possible, according to the National Weather Service.
Teaneck is expected to see its first significant snowfall since October late Friday night into Saturday. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for the area with as many as four to seven inches of snow possible and temperatures dipping into the mid-teens. The NWS warns that the potentially dangerous weather conditions and “significant snowfall” may cause “very hazardous travel conditions.” The winter storm watch continues into Saturday afternoon. Here is the weekend forecast for Teaneck as of Friday morning: Friday: Sunny, with a high near 33. North wind between 10 and 15 mph. Friday Night: Snow, mainly after 1am. Low around 23. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow …