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June 9, 2021

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ — A flash flood warning is in effect for Somerset and Union Counties until 6:15 p.m. as thunderstorms carrying heavy rain hit the area, the National Weather Service announced. The state semifinal baseball game between Watchung Hills and Ridge has been stopped multiple times ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook for Northern NJ and Southeast NY. The primary threats are gusty winds and lightning strikes for Monday, June 7 into tonight.  Temperature Monday will approach 90. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are not expected ...

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WARREN, NJ — Wind gusts of up to 60 mph and penny-sized hail are in the forecast for the region Friday afternoon, the National Weather Service said. A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect until 4:30 p.m., the Weather Service said. Forecasters said to expect damage to trees and power ...

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Raised beds and elevated gardens provide easier access to gardens and can increase space available for growing vegetables and flowers. You will enjoy convenience and easy access when including one or more in your landscape or on your patio, deck, or balcony. Providing proper care for these ...

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UPDATE: Take cover. At 6:08 pm, the National Weather Service its severe thunderstorm warning to last until 7:15. According to the update wind gusts of 60 mph could be expected and damage to roofs, siding, trees, and power lines is possible. SOMERSET, NJ - The National Weather Service has issued ...

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NEWARK, NJ — When Judy Rodriguez was a sophomore at Elizabeth High School, her history teacher gave her a key piece of information that would empower her, then one day power New Jersey. "She gave us an aptitude test, and the result for me was that I would be good at the STEM (science, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Signs of spring are slowly popping up throughout New Jersey which means the hot and humid days of summer – and the non-stop running of home and office cooling systems – are just around the corner.  According to Mike Iarrapino, owner of Edison Heating and Cooling, spring is ...

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Bright yellow daffodils, colorful tulips and fragrant hyacinths brighten our spring gardens. Give them the care they need to extend their spring display and keep them coming back for years. Hybrid tulips and hyacinths are short-lived stars of the spring garden. They bloom profusely the first ...

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NEW JERSEY, NJ - The time to spring the clocks ahead has arrived. Garden State residents are either annoyed about the loss of an hour of sleep tonight or excited about the prospect of longer days. Daylight Saving Time officially begins at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 14. The process of changing clocks ...

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Struggling in the COVID-19 economy, customers wait as state and utility companies face March 15 deadline. Special to TAPinto.net. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage.

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ — Fast winds could blow around unsecured objects, knock down tree limbs and cause power outages Monday afternoon into Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service said. Northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph are anticipated to gust at up to 50 mph, the Weather Service said in a ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for New Jersey, starting from 4am on Thursday morning until 10am on Friday.  The anticipated coastal low is in the process of forming and will likely position itself slightly farther out to sea than models indicated ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – What a difference a day makes. Or two.  After the mix of sleet, ice, and a lot of rain from the Monday night storm, we got to enjoy a beautiful day on Tuesday to allow a lot of the existing snow to melt away.  This was a wonderful hint of warmer early spring days ahead.  Not so ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – Some positive news on the weather for a change.  The coastal storm forecast for tonight into tomorrow has moved much closer to the coast, and further inland.  This has allowed both warmer temperatures to influence, and dry sections to begin to infiltrate the storm.  This has ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ – Another winter weather advisory has been posted by the National Weather Service that will commence Monday afternoon through early Tuesday morning. A second coastal storm will make its way into New Jersey Monday afternoon, following that same path as Saturday night’s weather ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ – The latest in the series of storms on what has previously been dubbed a conveyor belt will be making its appearance on Saturday evening.  The latest models have all come into agreement that the coastal low will form in the Mid-Atlantic region and track up the New Jersey coast ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for tonight until Noon on Thursday.  Temperatures will stay below or near freezing, and the cold air will meet up with a system moving from west to east. Light snow will start in mid-evening and is expected to ...

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WARREN, NJ-  Snow. It can be heavy. The Warren Township Committee reminds residents of the importance of protecting their roof from collapsing due to the weight of snow.  Mayor George Lazo commented, “Observing the guidelines below will keep our dwellings and those who reside in them ...

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  EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – It has been quite a while since the snow patterns have been this consistent for a period as long as what has been occurring in February.  After the quick but steady thumping experienced on Sunday, there is another small storm that will make its way through our area on ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ – Confidence remains high that a significant coastal storm will leave all of New Jersey with measurable, and in most areas plowable snow by the end of Sunday.  The Saturday models have brought some previously mentioned variables into play, and with that, some adjustments to the ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Say it isn't snow Mel! Milltown Mel announced via a social media post he would be doing what the rest of New Jersey residents have been doing for the past 10 plus months; quarantining. Yes, that means there will not be the usual Groundhog Day celebration in Milltown on Tuesday, ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - The snow continues to fall over mid to north New Jersey as the nor'easter is not slowing down on the region Monday. New Jersey has been in a state of emergency since Sunday afternoon. Central New Jersey also expects large snow accumulation, potentially upwards of 2 feet, ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Forget about placing bets on whether Tom Brady will win another championship on February 7. The big bet is whether Milltown Mel will see his shadow on Tuesday. Yes, it is Groundhog Day once again and those furry forecasters are getting their game faces on for their moment in the ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - North Plainfield Borough offices will be closed on Monday, Feb. 1 due to the snow storm. North Plainfield public schools will follow a remote schedule until lunch on Monday. All afternoon and evening activities in the schools are canceled.  The Borough requests that cars ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The first flakes of the monster storm have arrived in south and central New Jersey.  It will be very light to flurries for most of the day and early evening before exploding into blizzard conditions for the majority of New Jersey through Tuesday morning. As noted previously, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – After two years of little to no snow, mother nature has said enough is enough.  The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for all but the farthest northern counties of New Jersey, and it is likely to encompass the entire state by the time the first flakes ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – As expected, the Friday storm passed far to our south, and as that occurred, the big chill arrived to spend part of the weekend with us.  We will continue to see the coldest temps in two years for the next day or two.  This extreme cold is actually helping to feed into the ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ – For those waiting for the big snowstorm we have been deprived of over the past couple of years, the wait will need to continue.  Two storm systems developing this week will provide some white winter weather for a good part of New Jersey, but neither storm is showing much ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Things can fall into place -- and you can start living your dream -- just ask Christine Kohl, who recently opened The Tile Lady Designs by Christine located behind Berkeley Car Wash at 620 Springfield Ave. in Berkeley Heights. Christine Kohl -- known as "Christine the Tile ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Somerset County and most of New Jersey ahead of a coastal storm that is expected to deliver a mix of light snow, sleet and rain on Sunday.  At 9:30 a.m. the grass and roads are already snow covered in Warren ...

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