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August 9, 2022

WESTFIELD, NJ — PSE&G estimates that 1,428 of its customers in the town are without power Tuesday afternoon. The outage comes amid soaring temperatures. The figures are as of 4 p.m., according to the utility’s outage map, which estimates power will be restored between 5:45 and 9:45 ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — With heat index values projected between 95 and 104 degrees Thursday, the National Weather Service has issued both a heat advisory and an air quality alert for the region. The heat advisory remains in effect from 11 a.m. Thursday to 8 p.m. Friday, and the air quality alert ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Heavy rains from an early afternoon thunderstorm may cause flooding in the area, the National Weather Service said Monday. A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 8 p.m. and a flash flood warning is in effect until 4 p.m. in Union County, the Weather Service ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — People are urged to conserve water and stay cool — including at the town’s designated cooling center — while oppressive temperatures roll through the area through the end of this week. The National Weather Service on Thursday predicted that continuing heat index values in the ...

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NEW JERSEY - With June officially marking the start of hurricane season, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are encouraging residents along the Atlantic Coast to get prepared.  NOAA’s current outlook of the 2022 Atlantic ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A flash flood warning is in effect for Union County until midnight due to strong thunderstorms, the National Weather Service said Wednesday night. Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – People can expect flooding and “excessive rainfall,” in the area, the National Weather Service said Friday afternoon. Strong thunderstorms with wind gusts of up to 40 mph and hail are anticipated to impact the region, including Union County, according to the Weather Service. A ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The heat is on. With temperatures expected to soar, Westfield will be under a heat advisory Saturday from noon until 8 p.m., the National Weather Service said. Heat index values of up to 100 degrees are expected, it said. The National Weather Service offers the following ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Batten down the hatches. Some stormy springtime weather is headed our way Monday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service, which indicated a tornado isn't out of the question in Northeast New Jersey. “Thunderstorms ahead of an approaching cold front on Monday have ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — For a second day, the National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for the area on Friday, April 29, from 9 a.m. until 10 p.m. The alert was issued due to the combination of strong winds, low relative humidity and dry fuels. Any fire can become difficult to contain and ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for all of New Jersey on Thursday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. A Fire Weather Watch will remain in effect on Friday, April 29, from morning to evening, in anticipation of gusty winds and dry conditions. The alert ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — A thunderstorm has knocked out power for about 3,270 customers in at least three Union County towns Thursday evening, according to PSE&G. As of 8:45 p.m., the utility’s outage map shows 1,119 customers without power in Westfield, 436 without power in Scotch Plains and 466 ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Conditions are ripe for a thunderstorm Thursday evening, according to the National Weather Service. In Union County, rain is likely before 8 p.m. with the possibility of a thunderstorm hitting between 8 p.m. and midnight, the Weather Service said. “There is a chance for strong ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Expect up to 3 inches of snow and winds gusting as high as 50 mph, the National Weather Service said early Saturday morning. The winter weather advisory in effect from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. predicts “slippery road conditions.” And the town is preparing. “The Department of Public ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — High winds and rain are likely for Monday evening, forecasters said. The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the region that remains in effect until 4 a.m. Tuesday. The Weather Service predicts winds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts of up to 50 mph. “Gusty winds ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — All Westfield Public Schools and offices will have a delayed opening Friday, Feb. 25, due to inclement weather forecasted Friday night into Saturday morning, the school district told parents Thursday evening. To see your school’s schedule, click here. Mixed precipitation is ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — You should strongly consider sitting out the Friday morning commute, state officials said Thursday. The National Weather Service is predicting 1 to 3 inches of snow and sleet will accumulate between 10 p.m. Thursday and 1 p.m. Friday in Union County and surrounding areas. One ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Hold onto your hat. Another wind advisory has been issued for the area, beginning Saturday at 1 p.m. and ending at midnight. Get ready for winds of 15 to 25 mph, with gusts up to 50 mph, the National Weather Service said. “Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — It’s unseasonably warm Thursday with a high near 67 degrees, but people should prepare for strong winds into Friday morning, according to the National Weather Service. A Weather Service wind advisory in effect at 11 p.m. Thursday predicts winds between 25 and 35 mph with gusts of ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A crash that took out a utility pole on Mountain Avenue Monday afternoon may be the result of drowsy driving, police said. A utility pole was severed and remained hanging in midair, held in place only by the wires attached to it after the driver of a Fiat crashed into it. The ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Rain on Thursday night will change into a wintry mix into Friday with the potential to create slick roads throughout the day, the National Weather Service said. Several hours of freezing rain, sleet and snow are possible as a cold front moves through the region, the Weather ...

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The public has been warned to remove their cars from streets or face ticketing. WESTFIELD, NJ — People in Westfield are starting to dig out from Mother Nature’s latest winter storm — a blast of wind and snow that was predicted to bring 4 to 7 inches of accumulation. The National Weather ...

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WESTFIELD NJ — The Department of Public Works is prepping the roads in anticipation of a storm expected to begin Friday night, the Westfield Police Department said Friday afternoon. A winter storm warning is in effect for the area from 7 p.m. Friday until 7 p.m. Saturday, the National Weather ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Slick conditions are forecast for the Thursday morning commute, forecasters said. A winter weather advisory in effect 5 a.m. – 1 p.m. calls for up to two inches of snow with three inches possible in some places, the National Weather Service said. “Plan on slippery road ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – You’ll want to wear your long underwear Saturday morning and keep salt handy for Sunday. The National Weather Service said that north winds of around 15 mph would produce wind chill values of 5 to 10 degrees below zero late into the morning Saturday. “If you need to be ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — It’s about to get cold — so cold you might want to plan for it. With freezing temperatures in the forecast starting Monday night, the county has called a Code Blue and the National Weather Service is advising the public to take precautions. The Weather Service said wind ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Keep the salt handy. Freezing rain is expected to create a light glaze of ice over surfaces Sunday morning, the National Weather Service said. The service has issued a winter weather advisory for the area from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. “Very slippery sidewalks, roads and bridges ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — In what was the first major snow of the season Friday, schools closed for the day and the National Weather service recorded that 4.9 inches fell overnight. Residents were warned to get cars off the street so the public works department could plow properly. And people without ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — You might want to get the salt and shovels ready and also get your cars off the street. The National Weather Service predicts 3 to 5 inches of snow to fall between 12 a.m. and noon Friday. “Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions will impact the morning ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Police are warning of slick roadways Wednesday morning. Although the road remains open shortly after 8:30 a.m., a traffic investigation continues in the area of the South Avenue Circle and multiple roadways have been impacted by the winter weather, a police dispatcher said. In ...

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