Fresh Gale Wind Gust Advisory Wednesday; West Essex Area Weather for Mar. 26

March 25, 2014 at 10:56 PM

Updated as of 8:26am Wednesday 
The current temperature is 31°  ~ Wind chill: 22°

At 3:59 p.m. Tuesday, the National Weather Service issued a Wind Advisory for northeast New Jersey, including West Essex. The Advisory is expected to be in effect from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. Wednesday. The advisory was issued because of the likelihood of strong gusty winds which could affect travel and impact power lines. At this time wind gusts are expected to be in the range of 46 mph, which are classified as Fresh Gale and difficult to drive against. 

  • Low:  25°  ~ Wind chill: 12°
    6am to 9am 
  • High: 35°  ~ Wind chill: 23°
    3pm to 6pm 
  • 12am to 2am
    CALM:  2–3 mph, Light air
  • 2am to 4am
    BREEZY: 5–7 mph, Light breeze
  • 4am to 6am
    BREEZY: 9–11 mph, Gentle breeze
    WIND GUSTS: BREEZY: 21 mph, Fresh breeze
  • 6am to 9am
    BREEZY: 13–17 mph, Moderate breeze
    WIND GUSTS: STRONG WINDS: 40 mph, Fresh Gale, Difficult to drive against
  • 9am to 8pm
    BREEZY: 18–24 mph, Fresh breeze
    WIND GUSTS: STRONG WINDS: 46 mph, Fresh Gale, Difficult to drive against
  • 8pm to 12am
    BREEZY: 12–17 mph, Moderate breeze
    WIND GUSTS: WINDY: 25–30 mph, Strong breeze
  • Mostly Sunny
  • Sunset: 7:15 p.m. 

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Radar as of 9:50pm Tuesday  Credit: Wunderground
  • 12am to 5am
    40% scattered chance of Snow
    New Accumulation: 0.3" by 6am ~ Total Accumulation: 0.3" by 6am

March 27
  • Low:  17°  ~ Wind chill:   
    High: 42°  ~ Wind chill: 35°
  • Mostly Sunny
  • no precipitation
March 28
  • Low:  34°  ~ Wind chill: 28°
    High: 55°
  • Cloudy
  • 6am to 6pm
    64% likely chance of Rain 
  • 6pm to 12am
    50% scattered chance of Rain
March 29
  • Low:  42°
    High: 54°
  • Cloudy
  • 12am to 12pm
    32% widely scattered chance of Rain
  • 12pm to 12am
    68% likely chance of Rain
March 30
  • Low:  41°  ~ Wind chill: 35°
    High: 53°
  • Partly Cloudy
  • 12am to 6am
    68% likely chance of Rain
March 31
  • Low:  37°  ~ Wind chill: 34°
    High: 58°
  • Mostly Sunny
  • no precipitation
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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