By Jeff Goldman | NJ Advance Media to NJ.com | Posted January 17, 2019 at 07:43 | Updated January 17, 2019 at. 08:11
The latest forecast update for a large winter storm is expected to hit New Jersey at weekends, including heavy snowfall with accumulation in the northwestern state of up to 10 inches and dangerous ice conditions that could turn off power for long periods and make travel treacherous. said National Weather Services Thursday morning.
The snow prediction is the first to be offered by the weather service for the weekend storm. The Sussex and Warren counties are likely to get the most snow in 6 to 10 inches, with lower snow costs gradually moving further south, where the snow will blend in with rain and rain in a wintery blend as the temperature swings around the freezing mark on Saturday night. Sunday. However, the rainy line can still move as the storm gets closer to the state, the weather says. Winter weather advice for the storm is expected to be issued later Thursday or early Friday.
Snow depth total weather forecast for Thursday night storm from National Weather Service.
Snow depth overall forecast for Thursday night storm from National Weather Service.
Before the attention changes fully to the weekend storm, much of New Jersey can expect snow or a wintery blend that starts Thursday night, which could create a messy morning commute on Friday.
While North Jersey comes from 1 to 2 inches between the end of Thursday night's highest commuting period and rush hour Friday, the rest of the state is likely to receive a mix of rain and snow according to the National Weather Service. Areas close to the coast, especially in South Jersey, should only get rain.
In places that become snow, untreated roads will be problematic during Friday morning's trip to work.