SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – This morning residents woke up to an icy slush after last night’s latest snow storm. Today there was a bit of a reprieve from the frigid winter weather as temperatures neared 40 degrees. The winter of 2015 is not over as the latest wave of bad winter weather marches back into South Plainfield.
The National Weather Service has issued another Winter Storm Warning that remains in effect from 7 p.m. Wednesday evening through 7 p.m. Thursday.
A steady accumulation of snow is expected with the possibility of heavy snow periods this evening into Thursday.
Estimated snow accumulations are from 4 to 8 inches.
The Winter Storm Warning means that significant amounts of snow is expected. The snow will make travel very hazardous or impossible.
This Afternoon: Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 43. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight: Rain and sleet before 7pm, then sleet between 7pm and 10pm, then snow after 10pm. Low around 24. West wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Thursday: Snow. Temperature falling to around 21 by 5pm. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Thursday Night: A slight chance of snow before 10pm. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -4. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 27. West wind around 8 mph.
Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 9.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.