ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Winter continues its relentless assault, with nor’easter number four expected to impact New Jersey Tuesday night and Wednesday.
Heavy mixed precipitation is expected with snow accumulations of 8 to 14 inches in our area by Wednesday evening when the fourth Nor’easter of the year hits. #foureaster is trending, and Winter does not want to let go of its hold. Plan on difficult travel conditions, including during the evening commute on Wednesday. Significant reductions in visibility are expected.
A winter storm warning is in effect from 6 p.m. Tuesday evening to 2 a.m. Thursday. Snow mixed with sleet and perhaps freezing rain at times is predicted to develop by Tuesday evening, then change to all snow overnight and continue heavy at times Wednesday, according to an alert from the National Weather Center.
Roads may become impassable if 1 to 3 inches per hour if snowfall rates develop as expected Wednesday afternoon. Power outages are possible. Northeast to north winds may gust 20 to 30 mph at times.
Roselle Park reports that all municipal parking lots will be open and free for public parking as the storm begins and for 24 hours afterward.
Keep vehicles off of the roadways whenever possible during the storm, allowing plows to clear the roads, curb to curb. Remember to clear all snow and ice for your vehicle, sidewalks and fire hydrants.
In Roselle, bulk pickup will be done tomorrow morning as scheduled commencing at 5 a.m. All 3rd Ward residents recyclables will also be picked up on Wednesday.
Be prepared in case of power outages. Charge your electronics, get batteries, flashlights, and candles ready.
To report a power outage go to the PSE&G power outage map http://outagecenter.pseg.com/external/default.html or contact PSE&G at 1-800-436-7734
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