Weather

July 27, 2018

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - The latest National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm watch until 10pm Friday in the area. A flood advisory is in effect until 5:45 p.m.. Radar has indicated 60 mph wind gusts. Damage to roofs, siding, trees, and power lines is possible.  The forecast ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for this area from 11 am this morning through 12 am Wednesday. Thunderstorms producing heavy rain could result in flash flooding across along and near the Interstate 95 corridor in New Jersey and southeastern ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - According to township and county officials the following roadways are closed due to flooding: Blackwells Mills Road between South Middlebush and VanCleef South Middlebush Road between Bennetts Lane and Hill Top Canal Road between Route 518 and Copermine Road Griggstown ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - St. Matthias canceled its annual carnival for the second night in a row due to inclement weather according to its website. As of right now, the carnival is scheduled to open Thursday at 6 pm.   Attendees can purchase a bracelet for $25 for unlimited rides on either Thursday or ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - A line of heavy thunderstorms roared through South Plainfield this evening with a resident capturing a funnel cloud twisting down west and north of Spring Lake Park. The photo captures the funnel cloud which can be seen in the  left-hand side of the photo. The photo ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - A line of intense thunderstorms is expected to move into the region from the northwest late Tuesday afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service. There are indications that storms may repeatedly move over the same areas, especially during the evening hours, ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - South Middlebush Road is closed between Clairmont Road and Skillmans Lane due to flooding, according to an alert from Somerset County.  Old York Road between Bridgewater and Branchburg is also closed due to flooding, according to an alert from Somerset County.  The ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Last night the National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch warning for the region. Multiple delays due to flooding have been reported in the area.  Canal Road is closed between the Griggstown Causeway and Route 518 due to flooding, according to the township.  Somerset ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - A flash flood watch will be in effect from 2 a.m. Monday morning through Monday evening 6 p.m. according to the National Weather Service.  "A line of strong thunderstorms is expected to move through the area late tonight and Monday morning," the NWS alert reads. "Widespread ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - This is no April Fool's joke, snow is in the forecast. Snow accumulation of three to five inches is expected, with locally six inches possible, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). "A brief wintry mix in some areas develops and quickly changes to snow ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - All public schools in Franklin Township are closed. St. Matthias School.  The Board of Education meeting scheduled for this evening has been rescheduled for next Wednesday, March 28, 2018.  It will be held in the cafeteria of Franklin High School, with the public session ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Nor' easter Toby, the fourth to hit the region in two weeks has caused the closure of schools, government, and nonprofit entities. As a result, TAPinto Franklin Township has put together a list of things you need to know to brave the storm.  1) New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - In preparation for the upcoming winter storm, Public Service Electric and Gas has asked us to pass along the following information to assist PSE&G in preparing for the upcoming storm. As with the last winter storm, this upcoming storm comes with a high risk of heavy snow ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The area is looking at back to back storms which can dump up to 12 inches of snow over the next two days.  The first event to be postponed is the school safety meeting, according to an alert sent out from the township. The new date is  Thursday, March 29,  at 7:00 PM at ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - With the official start of spring upon us, winter does not want to let go of its hold -- another nor'easter is headed our way.  The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the area predicting five to eight inches, with localized amounts up to 12 ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Total snow accumulations of five to eight inches, with localized amounts up to 12 inches, and ice accumulations of one-tenth of an inch are possible, according to the most recent forecast from the National Weather Service. Snow is expected to start falling Tuesday night, ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory from 8 p.m. Monday night to 10 a.m. Tuesday morning. Two to three inches of snow is expected to fall, according to the NWS.  Later this afternoon light rain or a mix of rain and snow is expected to fall, ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Nor’ easter Quin left hundreds of thousands without power over the last few days, some say Franklin had close to 4,000.  As of 12 p.m. March 9, the number was cut down to 502, according to Lauren Ugorji, PSE&G spokesperson.  “Our OEM officials have been in contact ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - If you see a downed tree in a public area the best way to report it would be to contact the township directly via its website, according to Franklin's Economic Development Director, Vincent Dominach. "A tree that falls on someone's property is their responsibility," ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The second nor' easter in less than a week has paralyzed much of Central New Jersey and Franklin Township.  Township officials issued a Nixel alert encouraging people to "avoid any unnecessary travel' so clean up crews can address downed trees and wires.  "Crews are ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – Although Somerset County residents awoke to clear streets and sidewalks this morning, the area remains under a Winter Storm Watch until 3 a.m. Thursday. The National Weather service increased the expected snowfall for the area, reporting that the heaviest snowfall will ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Today the National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Warning and snowfall totals of eight to 12 inches are expected.  The Winter Storm Watch is expected to start at 7 p.m. this evening and last through 3 a.m. Thursday, according to the NWS.  Related ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Predicted snow totals have nearly been doubled according to the National Weather Service. Yesterday the NWS issued a Winter Storm Watch predicting snowfall between four to eight inches. Today the NWS upped the ante by issuing a Winter Storm Warning and snowfall totals of ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Mother Nature continues to remind us that winter isn't over -- the National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Watch for the area with a forecast of 4 to 8 inches of snow on Wednesday. The storm watch is in place from  Tuesday evening through late Wednesday ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, N.J. - As expected March is roaring into town bringing possible strong wind gusts of up to 55 mph, according to the National Weather Service.  A wind advisory is in effect from 11 a.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday, according to the NWS.  "Strong winds with gusts of 40 to 50 ...

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It might be time to break out the shovels and salt again.  The National Weather Service (NWS) is predicting three to six inches of snow to fall from Saturday afternoon through late Saturday night. There is a potential for short periods of heavy snow Saturday night, which could lead to poor ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - A flood watch warning has been issued from this evening through Sunday evening for Somerset County, according to the National Weather Service.  According to the alert, low-lying flooding is likely where the heaviest rain occurs. Streams, creeks, and rivers could be ...

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A winter weather advisory is in effect from 4 a.m. Wednesday morning to 2 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.  Snow is expected before 11 a.m. and then a switchover to freezing rain is anticipated between 11 a.m. and noon, according to the National Weather ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - It appears the storm will be delayed and start Wednesday morning instead of Tuesday evening.  Snow will start to fall Wednesday morning and accumulations of two to five inches are expected, according to the National Weather Service.  Original article: A winter ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ — Due to expected sleet and freezing rain, all after-school activities for Monday, Jan. 8, have been canceled, the Franklin Township Public School District has announced. The C.A.R.E. Program will operate on its normal hours. C.A.R.E. parents and guardians are encouraged to ...

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