Weather

August 25, 2020

WESTFIELD, NJ — A severe thunderstorm warning in effect for the area expired at 6:45 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Wind gusts of up to 60 mph and penny-size hail were possible, it said.  “Expect damage to trees and power lines,” the weather service said. A severe ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A flash flood warning is in effect for Union County Thursday morning until 11:15 a.m., the National Weather Service said. Thunderstorms are producing heavy rain, the Weather Service said. A flash flood warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. Excessive runoff from ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The mayor is standing by the town’s controversial decision not to pick up residential storm debris following Tropical Storm Isaias. At Tuesday’s online council meeting, Mayor Shelley Brindle acknowledged residents’ objections to the decision, something she said was based on the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The town is collecting storm debris from municipally owned trees only, the mayor said. Mayor Shelley Brindle said Friday that the municipality will not be conducting curbside pickup of storm debris, a service the town has only provided in the “severest of emergencies.” Gov.

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WESTFIELD, NJ — (Updated at 8:30 p.m.) As the town cleans up from Tropical Storm Isaias a series of roads remain blocked due to downed wires and storm debris. As of 8 p.m. Thursday, the following roadways are impassable, according to police: Boynton Avenue (2000 block to Clark Township ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Around 2,000 customers remained without power in Westfield Wednesday and numerous roads were shut as the region continued its recovery from Tropical Storm Isaias. As of 5:15 p.m., 1,645 customers in Westfield were without power with the estimated date of restoration being Monday, ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Tree branches and downed wires littered the town’s streets on Tuesday afternoon, as Tropical Storm Isaias swept through the region.  Unleashing heavy rain and gusts of wind up to 73 mph, the storm left thousands of customers without power with several streets taped off, blocked ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — (Updated at 2:39 p.m.) The town’s Police Department has advised the public to stay off the roadways as a tropical storm bears down on the region. Authorities are reporting trees and branches down throughout Westfield after forecasters predicted winds from 35 to 45 mph with the ...

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Updated at 10:35 p.m. WESTFIELD, NJ — Effective 5 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 4, a statewide State of Emergency has been declared by Gov. Phil Murphy for Hurricane Isaias. Do not be on the roads unless absolutely necessary, said Murphy. All State offices will be closed on Tuesday and only essential ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — (Updated at 6:48 p.m.) The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for parts of northeastern New Jersey, including Union County. The warning issued at 6:21 p.m. remains in effect until 7 p.m. and advises of possible 60 mph winds and hail the size of ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory in the area beginning Sunday at noon and lasting until Monday at 8 p.m. as hot temperatures and humidity are expected to descend. The high on Saturday is expected to reach 94°F. On Sunday, the Weather Service predicts, the ...

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Updated at 4:40 p.m. WESTFIELD, NJ — A flash flood warning for Union County has been extended until 5:30 p.m., the National Weather Service has announced. The warning, which began at 1:30 p.m., is due to heavy rain showers and thunderstorms from Tropical Storm Fay, according to the National ...

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NEW JERSEY — Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur over the next 24 hours, forecasters said on Wednesday. A heat advisory is in effect from noon Wednesday until 6 p.m. Thursday, the National Weather Service said. The advisory applies to parts of Union, Passaic, ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A severe thunderstorm spotted over Edison is headed toward southern Union County, according to the National Weather Service. At 3:26 p.m. the Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning that remains in effect until 4:30 p.m. for the region. Forecasters warned of 60 ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for the region. At 7:51 p.m., the National Weather Service issued the warning for parts of northern and central New Jersey. The warning remains in effect until 8:30 p.m., the weather bulletin said. “Prepare immediately for large ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The town saw snowfall Saturday — a notably unusual occurrence for May. “Holy moly,” said Westfield resident Debby Burslem, while recording video of the snowfall from her back porch. “Look at the sky. … This is incredible.” In fact, it’s historic, according to Bill Goodman, a ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — While TV weather forecasters have been using the dreaded S-word ("snow"), the likelihood that any type of frozen accumulation here is quite low. According to the National Weather Service, tonight we can expect rain, mainly before 3 a.m. with a low around 37 and winds from 7 to 15 ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for the area until 2:30 p.m. The storm may bring with it quarter-size hail and wind gusts of up to 60 mph, according to the National Weather Service. “For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building,” ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Winds could gust at up to 60 mph and thunderstorms could produce heavy rainfall Monday, the National Weather Service predicted Sunday night. A high-wind warning will be in effect from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. Monday, the National Weather Service announced. Widespread power outages are ...

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Updated at 1:40 p.m. WESTFIELD, NJ — Fast winds and a severe thunderstorm are anticipated Thursday afternoon, the Weather Service said. At 1:36 p.m., the National Weather service issued a severe thunderstorm warning in effect until 2: 15 p.m. A wind advisory is in effect until 8 ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects, knock down tree limbs and take down power lines, the National Weather Service advised Thursday morning. A wind advisory is in effect until 8 p.m., a Weather Service alert said. Forecasters said to anticipated winds of 20 to 30 mph ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The area is under a wind advisory from noon until 7 p.m. Friday, the National Weather Service announced. Wind is expected to blow at 20 to 30 miles per how, with gusts of up to 50 miles per hour, the service said. “Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects,” the weather ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Plan on slippery conditions Saturday. The National Weather Service is predicting 2 to 4 inches of snow will fall across the region. The predication came in a Winter Weather advisory issued at 3:54 a.m. Friday. The snow is anticipated to turn to rain mainly before 10 p.m., ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Drivers should beware of windy weather forecast for Thursday, the National Weather Service said. A wind advisory in effect from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday predicts 20 to 30 mph winds with gusts of up to 50 mph, the Weather Service said. “Use extra caution when driving, ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A wind advisory has been issued for the area from 4 a.m. until 1 p.m. Sunday, the National Weather Service announced. Wind gusts of 50 miles per hour could blow around unsecured objects, the Weather Service warned, and tree limbs could be blown down, resulting in a few power ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Now would be a good time to bring in those deck chairs. A National Weather Service wind advisory in effect from noon Wednesday until midnight for Union County and surrounding areas warns of winds from 15 to 25 mph with gusts of up to 50 mph. “Gusty winds could blow around ...

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