Winter Storm: Upgrade to Winter Storm Warning

Winter Storm Warning (shaded in pink) for February 8-9, 2017. Credits: National Weather Service - Philadelphia

SOMERSET HILLS NJ - The winter storm is still heading towards New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.  A wide swath of those three states are now under a Winter Storm Warning from the National Weather Service.  The National Weather Service (NWS) forecast for the Somerset Hills area is as follows.

Tonight, there is chance of rain before midnight, followed by rain and snow between midnight and 4:00 am before it changes to snow.  The rain and snow could be heavy at times, with a low temperature of around 27, and winds out of the Northeast at 5 to 13 mph.  The NWS puts the chance of precipitation at one hundred percent. 

Tomorrow, the snow will continue until around noon, becoming heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible.  The high temperature will be near 32, with a North wind of 13 to 18 mph.  A new snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches is possible, according to the forecast.

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