Wintry Blast Expected for Sections of New Jersey and Pennsylvania
NEW JERSEY – The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for portions of New Jersey and Pennsylvania for Tues., Jan. 12.
A Hazardous Weather Outlook notes the possibility of significant weather changes, which will occur intermittently through Saturday.
Though not expected to be widespread, snow is expected for Northern and Northwest New Jersey, and for Northeast, East Central and Southeast Pennsylvania through tonight.
The National Weather Service is also currently reporting that the entire Eastern Seaboard is under a Gale Warning from Maine to South Carolina, and a portion of Georgia.
Light snowfall is expected to begin at approximately 11:30 p.m. today in Northwest New Jersey, forecasted for about one hour, and then another round from about 1:45 until 2:15 p.m. Snow showers will return tonight, but both the morning and the afternoon weather will result in less than an inch of precipitation.
Over the next 24 hours, the total accumulation will be about one-half inch or less of snow for the area.
Those in the Poconos may expect close to an inch of precipitation.
The chance of precipitation expected this afternoon is 80 percent, and for tonight 50 percent, per Weather Underground’s local forecast.
Wednesday’s forecast will kick off with partly cloudy conditions and a high of 27, and low of 16.
The weather will remain consistent through Fri., Jan 15, with the lows at 31 and highs expected of 41. On Friday night, freezing rain and rain are forecasted, with that chance of precipitation predicted at 90 percent. There will be less than an inch of precipitation. On Saturday, rain is expected to continue, with a high of 41 degrees and again, 90 percent chance of precipitation.
The weather outlook for Northwest New Jersey through Thurs, Jan. 21 consists of temperatures in the teens and low 20’s overnights, with highs during the daytime hours, not exceeding freezing until Jan. 21, when the temperatures are expected to climb to a high of 35 degrees.
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