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5.0" Snow Wednesday; West Essex Weather for Tuesday, Feb. 4

By CAROLYNE VOLPE CURLEY

February 3, 2014 at 11:43 PM


Updated as of  3:51 p.m. Tuesday 
Snow accumulations have dropped to 5.0" 

The current temperature is 32°  
 

TUESDAY
  • Tuesday beginning at 9 p.m., there will be a widely scattered chance of Snow.  
WEDNESDAY
  • At 12:18 p.m. Tuesday, the National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Warning for northeast New Jersey, including West Essex. The Warning is expected to be in effect Wednesday from 12 a.m. until 6 p.m. The Warning was issued because of the likelihood of heavy snow, sleet and freezing rain. 
     
  • Beginning at midnight on Wednesday morning, there will be a Likely to Definite chance of Snow, Freezing Rain and Sleet until 3 p.m.Scattered snow should continue until 6 p.m.
     
  • Total Accumulation:  5.0" by 1pm

  • Low:  10°
    6am to 7am
     
  • High:  34° 
    4pm to 5pm
  • 12am to 12am
    CALM:  1–3 mph, Light air
  • Partly Cloudy
     
  • Sunset: 5:18 p.m. 


 
Radar as of 3:30pm Tuesday Credit: Wunderground
 
  • 9pm to 12am 
    27% widely scattered chance of Snow
FORECAST
February 5
The temperature drops throughout the day
  • High: 34° ~ Wind chill:  28° 
    Low:  26° ~ Wind chill:  21°
     
  • 12am to 3am
    85% highly likely chance of Snow 
    New accumulation: 0.3" by 1am 
     
  • 3am to 12pm
    Heavy Fog
    100% DEFINITE chance of Snow, Freezing Rain and Sleet
    New accumulation: 3.8" by 7am ~ Total Accumulation: 4.1" by 7am
     
  • 12pm to 3pm
    Heavy Fog
    66% likely chance of Snow, Freezing Rain and Sleet
    New accumulation: 0.9" by 1pm ~ Total Accumulation: 5.0" by 1pm
     
  • 3pm to 6pm
    Heavy Fog
    51% scattered chance of Snow and Freezing Rain
February 6
  • Low:  20° ~ Wind chill:  10°
    High: 29° ~ Wind chill:  21°
     
  • All seems clear
February 7
  • Low:  16° ~ Wind chill:    9°
    High: 29° ~ Wind chill:  23°
     
  • All seems clear
February 8
  • Low:  15° ~ Wind chill:   8°
    High: 30° ~ Wind chill:  23°
     
  • All seems clear
February 9
  • Low:  22° ~ Wind chill:  15°
    High: 32° ~ Wind chill:  23°  
     
  • 6am to 12pm
    32% widely scattered chance of Snow
     
  • 12pm to 12am
    54% scattered chance of Snow
February 10
  • Low:  19° ~ Wind chill:   5°
    High: 27° ~ Wind chill:  15°  
     
  • 12am to 6am
    52% scattered chance of Snow
     
  • 6am to 12pm
    33% widely scattered chance of Snow
Update from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Weather Service station located in Fairfield's Essex County Airport.  
 

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