Snow and Freezing Rain Expected Starting Tonight

Credits: Brenda A. Nemcek

EDISON, NJ – The Edison Office of Emergency Management issued a weather advisory for Friday evening through Saturday for snow and freezing rain.

A significant coastal storm is likely to track up the east coast and bring a mix of rain, snow and sleet to the region. Precipitation will likely mix with or change to rain on Saturday. Several inches of snow accumulation are possible late Friday night and Saturday away from the coast.

Impacts to Edison

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Snow, rain and mixed precipitation Friday and Saturday may lead to slick and snow covered roads. The Edison OEM is also watching a system that is anticipated to impact New Jersey Sunday and Monday, and will provide forecast details as they develop.

A winter weather advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities

Edison residents are encouraged to go to Nixle and sign up to receive emergency notifications.

National Weather Service Forecast

Friday Night - Snow, mainly after midnight. Low around 29. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

Saturday - Rain, snow, and freezing rain before 1pm, then rain likely between 1pm and 4pm, then snow likely after 4pm. High near 37. North wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Saturday Night - Snow likely before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Sunday - Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. West wind 8 to 15 mph.

Sunday Night - A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Monday - A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 50%.


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