Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Forecast shows a break from snow early on
Washington's Birthday may have been chilly and sunny, but Tuesday looks to be rainy but warm. The high temperature for Tuesday is expected to be around 52 degrees before a low of 29 at night but there is no snow in the forecast for much of the area. There is expected to be less than half an inch of precipitation during the day and night. Once the rain clears on Wednesday the temperature is predicted to set at a high near 40 before a low of 22 on an otherwise breezy day. Thursday looks to be much of the same with a high near 37 and a low near 23. A possible storm at the end of the week could bring rain or snow on Friday and Saturday. The National Weather Service is predicting a chance of precipitation both days with highs in the 40's and …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
The watch begins 3 pm on Friday, with snow falling during the evening at a rate of one to two inches an hour.
4 PM UPDATE: A winter storm watch is now in effect from 3 pm Friday to 6 am Saturday for our area, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Predicted snow accumulations are 6 to 10 inches. Snow early on Friday is forecast to change to rain during the daylight hours, then back to heavy snow late in the day on Friday and into the evening. A snowfall rate of one to two inches an hour may happen during the heaviest snowfall. Winds of 30 to 40 mph will produce drifts as well. There is also a small chance of a thunderstorm during the storm. Expect temperatures in the 25 to 30 degree range. --------------- It's still early, but the preliminary forecasts of snow from what could be the Big Storm of 2013 are in the five to ten inch range, …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Total snowfall depends on track of the storm
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm watch for much of the local area as a potentially powerful storm makes its way up the east coast. According to the watch the storm will likely develop near the Carolinas tomorrow and work its way to our area through Friday night. The storm will likely bring a mix of potentially heavy snow, sleet and rain as it moves on its path. The amount of snow could vary depending on the track and speed of the storm but the most recent forecast predicts between 5 and 10 inches. The heaviest snow will likely fall in northwestern New Jersey and into the Poconos according to the watch. Our area should start to see the snow Friday morning before mixing with the sleet and rain Friday night into …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the area.
The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning for the Manalapan and Englishtown area tonight and into tomorrow morning. Winds between 20 and 30 miles per hour with gusts up to 60 are expected Wednesday evening. NWS predicts that the gusts may bring down trees, impacting power lines. The warning is in effect from 7 p.m. to 4 a.m. Thursday. There is a chance of showers and thunderstorms Wednesday before 10 p.m. and showers throughout the evening with a low aroudn 48 degrees. Thursday is expected to be partly sunny with the temperature dropping to about 39 degrees by 5 p.m. Overnight, there will be a low of about 29 degrees. According to the alert, the fog warning issued earlier today has been canceled.
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 issued the statement due to Monday night’s snowfall 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 Manalapan, 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. Temperatures …
Friday, December 28, 2012
Snow expected to fall across the area
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for much of south and central New Jersey with varying amounts of snow expected to fall across the area. According to the National Weather Service anywhere from two to four inches could fall with the warning going into effect from 6 a.m. on Saturday morning until 7 p.m. Saturday night. The predicted storm could also include some rain mixed in which "would cut down on the accumulations," the advisory said. Our area should feel the full brunt of the storm later Saturday morning as it works its way up from Maryland and Delaware. With low temperatures in the mid 30's expected the storm could also make for a mess on the roads with snow and reduced visibility posing dangers for …
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, October 24, 2012
Could bring strong storms next week
The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management (OEM) and the National Weather Service are closely monitoring Tropical Storm Sandy to see what impact it might have on the area as it moves up the coast. While the track of the storm has yet to be finalized Monmouth County officials are also urging residents to be prepared for what may be heading our way. "We have seen the damage that a hurricane can cause and I hope that residents will take precautions as we monitor the progression of this storm," Freeholder Lillian G. Burry said. " Sheriff Shaun Golden said the storm could potentially affect the length of the east coast from Florida to New York. On its Facebook page the OEM reports, "There is a potential for a very powerful and dangerous …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Showers and thunderstorms likely to last through Wednesday
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a tornado watch for the entire state, including Monmouth and Ocean Counties. The watch is in effect until 7 p.m. tonight. After a beautiful start to the week the National Weather Service (NWS) is predicting plenty of wet weather for the next few days. Starting from Monday night into Tuesday morning there is at least a 40 percent chance of scattered showers before the bulk of the storm is scheduled to arrive in central New Jersey. The NWS predicts the showers could develop into thunderstorms after 2 p.m. which could bring "gusty winds and heavy rain." With temperatures in the 80's and wind getting as high as 26 MPH it should make for an interesting day on the roads. Wind gusts could also get up…