SOMERSET, NJ - A winter weather advisory remains in effect until 1 pm Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.
Snow accumulations of one to three inches and light ice accumulations are still expected.
UPDATE 8 am Jan. 19: The National Weather Service updated its forecast and is predicting snow accumulations of two to four inches starting from 1 pm this afternoon. Up to two-tenths of an inch of ice is also expected.
Weather forecasters are warning that snow and ice will hit the area this weekend and Gov. Phil Murphy declared a State of Emergency for the entire state starting Saturday 12 pm.
Heavy mixed precipitation is predicted, bringing snow total accumulations of four to seven inches and ice accumulations of up to one inch, according to the National Weather Service.
Snow is expected to start at noon on Saturday and last through Sunday afternoon, according to the NWS.
Officials say travel will be difficult and power outages are possible due to a combination of strong winds and ice accumulations. Wind chills are expected late Sunday into Monday as temperatures drop significantly following the storm.
PSE&G customers can call 1-800-436-7734 or send a text alert via texting OUT to 4PSEG (47734) to report outages.
Customers are urged to report an outage by either calling 1-800-436-7734 or sending a text alert via texting OUT to 4PSEG (47734), TAP here to check for outages.
The Township of Franklin recent launched Radio Station WRBX 655 AM 1630. Residents can tune in for important notices about emergencies, TAP here to listen.