Weather

July 17, 2021

SCOTCH PLAINS-FANWOOD, NJ — Union County is under a flash flood warning until 5:30 p.m. and a severe thunderstorm watch until 11 p.m., the National Weather Service said.  Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, heavy rain and frequent lightning, it said. A flash flood ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ — It could feel as hot as 102 degrees on Tuesday, the National Weather Service predicts. A heat advisory is in effect from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m., with the highest temperatures and heat indices between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., the weather service said. The National Weather ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- In light of the ongoing heat wave, the Township of Scotch Plains and the Borough of Fanwood have set up cooling stations at which residents can beat the heat. The Township of Scotch Plains has set up a cooling station in the Municipal Building Courthouse. It will be ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ — A flash flood warning is in effect for Union County until 6:15 p.m. as thunderstorms carrying heavy rain hit the area, the National Weather Service announced. A flash flood warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. “Turn around, don't drown when ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Union County until 8 p.m. Monday night. Heat index values will be up to 100 degrees, it said, and the hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses. The National Weather Service offers the ...

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SILVER SPRING, MD - The National Weather Service declared Sunday, June 6 an "Ozone Action Day." This air quality alert is for Northern NJ including Eastern Passaic County, Bergen County, Hudson County, Essex County and Union County. Ozone levels are forecast to reach the unhealthy for sensitive ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect from now until 8:00 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Motorists are advised to drive carefully, and stay off the roads if possible, as flooding has started on main roads. Thunderstorm Watch in the following New Jersey ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — The National Weather Service predicted showers and thunderstorms in Scotch Plains before 10 p.m. on Wednesday, and were right on target “Some storms could be severe, with large hail, hail, damaging winds, gusty winds and heavy rain. Expect damage to trees and power lines,” ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- High winds knocked down trees near Portland Ave. Westfield Road and caused power outages in the area near Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School on Sunday evening. A wind advisory remains in effect until 6:00 p.m. Monday, according to the National Weather Service. Gusty winds ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ — A wind advisory is in effect for the area from 8 p.m. Friday night until 6 a.m. Saturday, the National Weather Service announced. Winds could gust at 45 mph, the service predicted. “Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, 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 ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS-FANWOOD, NJ -- The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for portions of central, northern, and southern New Jersey. Snow will begin Thursday morning before 8 a.m. and is expected to continue into Friday. Snow could be heavy at times in the morning and ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood is currently under a Winter Weather Advisory (from the National Weather Service) for freezing rain starting sometime Monday and continuing into Tuesday morning. The chance of precipitation during the day on Monday is 70% with a low of about 30 ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ — You may want to make sure you have some rock salt left. The National Weather service predicts 2 to 3 inches of snow will fall between 10:00 p.m. Wednesday and 10:00 a.m. Thursday. The winter weather advisory issued Wednesday afternoon says to prepare for slippery ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ — Mother Nature again coated Scotch Plains-Fanwood in snow Sunday, just days after a blizzard had already dropped nearly 20 inches of fluff. Here’s how we measured up compared to neighboring towns, according to the National Weather Service measurements' reported ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- For the second time in a week, Scotch Plains-Fanwood was blanketed by freshly fallen snow. We can expect it to stick around for a while, since temperatures are expected to remain on the low 30s (and sometimes lower overnight) for most of the week. TAPintoSPF.net ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- For the second time in a week, Scotch Plains-Fanwood was blanketed by freshly fallen snow. We can expect it to stick around for a while, since temperatures are expected to remain on the low 30s (and sometimes lower overnight) for most of the week. TAPintoSPF.net ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Following a relatively snowless winter of 2020 (before the pandemic), Scotch Plains-Fanwood is getting a taste of what winters used to be like. If weather forecasters are correct, the area is about to get several inches more snow on top of what's already on the ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains Municipal Building is open after a 90-minute delay this morning to allow employees extra time to make a safe commute. The township reports that the Scotch Plains DPW has been working diligently to clear the roads from snow, but there is still more work to be ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- The Borough of Fanwood reports that plowing and salting are underway now that the snowfall has subsided. Motorist are till urged to stay off the roads unless absolutely necessary.   Please be advised not to shovel or blow snow onto the streets as this violates a town ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- More than a foot of snow fell on Fanwood and Scotch Plains on Monday afternoon. The snow storm resulted in a shut down of most businesses in the area and across the state. On Tuesday, February 2 all grades in the Scotch Plains-Fanwood SPFK12 School system will be ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy declared a state of emergency that took effect in the Garden State at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday. All state offices for non-essential weather related personnel are closed on Monday. All six COVID-19 mega vaccine sites will also be closed on Monday. New ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The New Jersey State Police are urging New Jersey residents to prepare for a nor’easter that will affect the entire state. Most of the state will be under a Winter Storm Warning.  The police advise that if you do not need to travel, stay home. The best way to avoid storm-related ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ — The National Weather Service is predicting 6 to 9 inches of snow and winds that could gust at up to 45 mph Sunday night through Monday. Snow is anticipated to start mainly after 2:00 a.m. Sunday with wind chill values dropping to between 10 and 20 degrees, according ...

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State Offices to Close Beginning at 1:00 P.M. Today for Non-Weather Essential Personnel TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy today declared that New Jersey will enter a state of emergency beginning Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 2:00 p.m. in response to the expected winter storm. Hazardous conditions are ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- A reminder to residents from the Scotch Plains Department of Public Property about snow removal: As a reminder to our residents, the Scotch Plains Department of Public Property’s policy is to begin plowing once there are 2-3” of snow on the ground. Each storm is ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood is bracing for the first major snowstorm of the season. According to the National Weather Service, Wednesday night is when most areas of New Jersey will receive the peak impact from this storm. A Winter Storm Watch is in effect from Wednesday, ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — You might want to bring in those Halloween decorations. Strong winds predicted for Monday could blow around unsecured objects and knock down tree limbs, the National Weather Service said. The weather advisory in effect 6:00 a.m. — 6:00 p.m. Monday predicts northwest winds of ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The National Weather Service is predicting showers and possibly a thunderstorm in Scotch Plains-Fanwood on Saturday. Some storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. The chance of precipitation is 80%, and new rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The storm did not stay long, but it did damage during its rumble through New Jersey. Downed trees in both Scotch Plains and Fanwood pulled down wires and left thousands of homes in the area without power.  As of 5:45 p.m., 1,850 out of Fanwood's 3,005 homes were ...

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