ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ - The Essex County area and all of New Jersey will be subject to more adverse weather conditions over the next few days, according to data from the National Weather Service.

Freezing rain will likely occur on Tuesday night heading into Wednesday morning, creating icy and potentially dangerous road conditions. Light rain will continue on Wednesday afternoon and into the evening, with snow and sleet expected to accumulate on Wednesday night. Thursday morning and during the day will also see an 80 percent chance of light snow.

The National Weather Service predicts a respite for Friday, with sunny skies during the day and a clear sky at night. Area municipalities have already responded to the inclement weather, with Caldwell canceling its council business meeting and Roseland canceling a caucus meeting on Tuesday night. Fairfield’s Board of Adjustment also canceled its Tuesday meeting and the Environmental Commission meeting on March 4.

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According to the Livingston website, Livingston usually gets about 25″ of snow. So far this year, Livingston has had 45″ of snow. Last year, Livingston had a total of 67.2″ of snow.

The West Caldwell Police have issued an advisory telling residents that there will be no overnight on street parking permission granted this evening (March 3 into March 4), due to the impending weather. They ask that residents make alternate arrangements to park and have said that those in violation are subject to a summons and/or tow.

The North Caldwell Police issued a similar advisory telling residents that over night parking permissions will not be granted tonight due to the expected snow and to facilitate snow removal. Vehicles must be removed from Borough roadways. If a person is not able to park in a driveway, they are asked to park in the Pool Parking Lot adjacent to Borough Hal. Residents with sidewalks and walkways are reminded that snow and ice must be cleared within 24 hours after the last snow fall.  

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