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5" of Snow, Freezing Rain and Sleet Wednesday; West Essex Weather for Feb. 5

By CAROLYNE VOLPE CURLEY

February 4, 2014 at 10:28 PM


Updated as of 9:47 a.m. Wednesday  

The current temperature is 27°  

For West Essex Area Closings and Cancellations see TAP's articleWednesday, West Essex Area Closings 

WEDNESDAY
  • At 4:01 a.m. Wednesday, the National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Warning for northeast New Jersey, including West Essex. The Warning is expected to be in effect Wednesday from 12 a.m. until 6 p.m. The Warning was issued because of the likelihood of heavy snow, sleet and freezing rain. 
     
    • All State offices - CLOSED 
    • "I encourage all New Jerseyans to drive carefully and remain off the roads if possible"
    • Due to a potential mixture of hazardous travel conditions, fallen trees, power outages and flooding are anticipated
    • Speed Restrictions are in effect on New Jersey highways
       
  • Snow began falling in the West Essex area just after midnight and switched over to Freezing Rain by 5 a.m. There will continue to be a Likely to Definite chance of Freezing Rain and Sleet until 6 p.m.
     
  • Total Accumulation 5.0" by 1pm

  • Low:  26° ~ Wind chill:  17°
    2am to 7am
     
  • High:  31° ~ Wind chill:  28° 
    3pm to 9pm 
  • 7am to 12pm
    BREEZY: 9–11 mph, Gentle breeze
     
  • 12pm to 9pm
    BREEZY: 5–7 mph, Light breeze
     
  • 9pm to 12am
    BREEZY: 8–9 mph, Gentle breeze
  • Cloudy
     
  • 12am to 6pm
    Heavy Fog
     
  • Sunset: 5:19 p.m. 


 
Radar as of 7:40am Wednesday  Credit: Wunderground
 
  • New accumulation: 0.3" by 1am 
     
  • 4am to 12pm
    100% DEFINITE chance of Freezing Rain and Sleet
    New accumulation: 3.8" by 7am ~ Total Accumulation: 4.1" by 7am
     
  • 12pm to 3pm
    88% highly likely chance of Freezing Rain and Sleet
    New accumulation: 0.9" by 1pm ~ Total Accumulation: 5.0" by 1pm
     
  • 3pm to 6pm
    66% likely chance of Freezing Rain and Sleet
FORECAST
February 6
Temperatures drop throughout the day
  • High: 27° ~ Wind chill:  20°
    Low:  18° ~ Wind chill:  13° 
     
  • All seems clear
February 7
  • Low:  15° ~ Wind chill:    9°
    High: 27° ~ Wind chill:  17°
     
  • All seems clear
February 8
  • Low:  14° ~ Wind chill:   5°
    High: 30° ~ Wind chill:  24°
     
  • All seems clear
February 9
  • Low:  22° ~ Wind chill:  14°
    High: 32° ~ Wind chill:  23°  
     
  • 6am to 12pm
    32% widely scattered chance of Snow
     
  • 12pm to 12am
    54% scattered chance of Snow
February 10
  • Low:  19° ~ Wind chill:   6°
    High: 27° ~ Wind chill:  15°  
     
  • 12am to 6am
    52% scattered chance of Snow
     
  • 6am to 12pm
    33% widely scattered chance of Snow
February 11
  • Low:  17° ~ Wind chill:   5°
    High: 24° ~ Wind chill:  13°  
     
  • All seems clear
Update from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Weather Service station located in Fairfield's Essex County Airport.