8.5" Snow Thursday; West Essex Weather for Tuesday, Feb. 11


Updated as of 5:58 p.m. Tuesday

The current temperature is 25° ~ Wind chill:  16° 
Temperatures are expected to remain below freezing until Thursday.
Snow is expected on Wednesday and Thursday.


WINTER STORM WATCH
At 3:22 p.m. Tuesday, the National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Watch for northeast New Jersey, including West Essex. The Watch is expected to be in effect from 10 p.m. Wednesday until 11 p.m. Thursday night. The advisory was issued because of the likelihood of snow and ice accumulation, strong winds, low visibility and dangerously cold wind chill temperatures which will all affect travel. 


 

WEDNESDAY
  • The forecast shows Widely Scattered Snow starting by 10 p.m. and continuing through midnight.
THURSDAY
  • The forecast shows:
    • Scattered Snow continuing until 3 a.m.
    • Likely Snow from 3 a.m. until 6 a.m.
    • Highly Likely Snow 6 a.m. until 9 a.m.
    • Definite Snow until 1 p.m.
    • At 1 p.m., the temperature should rise above freezing, so a Definite mix of Snow and Rain should be expected until it returns to freezing temperatures at 3 p.m
    • At 3 p.m., Snow will be Highly Likely until 6 p.m..
    • Snow is Likely again from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m.
    • Scattered Snow could continue until midnight
       
  • Total Accumulation:  8.5" by midnight 


  • Low:  3° 
    5am to 6am
     
  • High: 24° ~ Wind chill:  14° 
    3pm to 5pm 
  • 11am to 6pm
    BREEZY: 8–11 mph, Gentle breeze 
     
  • 6pm to 12am
    BREEZY: 5–7 mph, Light breeze
  • Sunny
     
  • Sunset: 5:27 p.m. 


 
Radar as of 4:40pm Tuesday  Credit: Wunderground
 
  • All seems clear
FORECAST
February 12
  • Low:    6°
    High: 23° ~ Wind chill:  16°
     
  • 10pm to 12am
    34% widely scattered chance of Snow
February 13
  • Low:  22° ~ Wind chill: 15°
    High: 33° ~ Wind chill: 23°
     
  • 12am to 3am
    Heavy Fog
    58% scattered chance of Snow
    New accumulation:  0.1" by 1 a.m.
     
  • 3am to 6am
    Heavy Fog
    76% likely chance of Snow
     
  • 6am to 9am
    Heavy Fog
    85% highly likely chance of Snow
    New accumulation:  1.4" by 7 a.m.  Total Accumulation:  1.5" by 7 a.m. 
     
  • 9am to 1pm
    Heavy Fog
    92% increasing to 95% DEFINITE chance of Snow 
    New accumulation:  3.4" by 1 p.m.  Total Accumulation:  4.9" by 1 p.m.
     
  • 1pm to 3pm
    95% DEFINITE chance of Snow and Rain
     
  • 3pm to 6pm
    Heavy Fog
    86% highly likely chance of Snow 
     
  • 6pm to 9pm
    Heavy Fog
    68% likely chance of Snow
     
  • 9pm to 12am
    Heavy Fog
    48% scattered chance of Snow
    New accumulation:  3.6" by 12 a.m.  Total Accumulation:  8.5" by midnight 
February 14
  • Low:  26° ~ Wind chill: 17°
    High: 39° ~ Wind chill: 32°
     
  • 12pm to 10pm 
    33% decreasing to 30% widely scattered chance of Rain  
     
  • 10pm to 12am
    30% widely scattered chance of Snow
February 15
The temperature drops throughout the day
  • High:  30° ~ Wind chill: 23°
    Low:   20° ~ Wind chill:  
     
  • All seems clear
February 16
  • Low:   11° ~ Wind chill:  
    High:  27° ~ Wind chill: 23°
     
  • All seems clear
February 17
  • Low:   10° ~ Wind chill:  
    High:  35° ~ Wind chill:  32°
     
  • 6pm to 12am
    30% widely scattered chance of Snow
Update from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Weather Service station located in Fairfield's Essex County Airport.  
 

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