Weather

July 29, 2021

NEW JERSEY — The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for most of New Jersey for Thursday until approximately 9 p.m. Thunderstorms also are expected to move through the state with high winds and heavy rain.  The Tornado Watch includes Burlington, Mercer, Monmouth, Hunterdon, ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — If you’ve noticed haze in the area Tuesday, you can blame Canada’s wildfires, according to the National Weather Service. Levels of particulate matter are anticipated to rise to unhealthy levels for sensitive groups due to a “plume of smoke, associated with the Canadian wildfires” ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Union County is under a flash flood warning until 5:30 p.m. and a severe thunderstorm watch until 11 p.m., the National Weather Service said.  Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, heavy rain and frequent lightning, it said. A flash flood watch will ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — High temperatures and humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur Thursday and Friday, forecasters said. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory that remains in effect from 11 a.m. Thursday until 8 p.m. Friday. The forecast calls for temperatures to feel as high as ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Significant rain and flash flooding are predicted for the region Monday evening into early Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service said. A flash flood watch remains in effect until 10 a.m. Tuesday and a severe thunderstorm watch issued at 1:45 p.m. remains in effect until ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Tropical Storm Elsa is due to arrive in New Jersey tonight. Although Union County is not in the direct path of the storm, there is a chance the cyclone can move and make an impact here.  The National Weather Service has issued a tropical storm warning this morning for Elsa, ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The debut of Downtown Westfield’s Sweet Sounds music festival, which was set for Wednesday night, has again been delayed due to adverse weather. Downtown Westfield Corporation Executive Director Bob Zuckerman said Wednesday afternoon that a series of weather conditions prompted ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for the region for a second time this evening. The National Weather service issued the most recent warning at 9 p.m. It expires at 10 p.m. An earlier thunderstorm warning began at 5:53 p.m. and expired at 6:30 p.m. "Torrential ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Soggy weather in the forecast for Tuesday night has prompted organizers to push back the opening night of Westfield’s Sweet Sounds Music Festival by one day. Two of the three bands initially scheduled to play Tuesday will instead perform on Wednesday night, organizers said. The ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — It could feel as hot as 102 degrees on Tuesday, the National Weather Service predicts. A heat advisory is in effect from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m., with the highest temperatures and heat indices between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., the weather service said. The National Weather Service ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — It’s getting hot on Wednesday — really hot. The National Weather Service has issued an “excessive heat warning” in effect until 8 p.m. Head index values are anticipated to rise to 107 degrees, the Weather Service said. “Extreme heat and humidity will significantly increase the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A heat advisory is in effect here from noon Sunday until 8 p.m. Tuesday, the National Weather Service announced. Heat index values of up to 104 degrees are expected, the service said. “The highest index values will occur during the afternoon and early evening hours,” it ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A flash flood warning is in effect for Union County until 6:15 p.m. as thunderstorms carrying heavy rain hit the area, the National Weather Service announced. A flash flood warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. “Turn around, don't drown when encountering ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Union County until 8 p.m. Monday night. Heat index values will be up to 100 degrees, it said, and the hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses. The National Weather Service offers the following tips ...

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NEW JERSEY — Ozone is forecast to reach unhealthy levels for sensitive groups on Sunday, the National Weather Service said. Young children, the elderly and persons with respiratory diseases such as asthma should avoid strenuous activities during afternoon and early evening hours Sunday, the ...

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Updated at 3:57 p.m. WESTFIELD, NJ — Wind gusts of up to 60 mph and penny-sized hail are in the forecast for the region Friday afternoon, the National Weather Service said. A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect until 4 p.m., the Weather Service said. Forecasters said to expect damage to ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect until 7:15 p.m., and more may be on the way. The National Weather Service predicts showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10 p.m. “Some storms could be severe, with large hail, hail, damaging winds, gusty winds and heavy rain,” it ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — You’ll want to secure those deck chairs. A National Weather Service wind advisory in effect 10 a.m. Friday — 6 a.m. Saturday predicts winds from the west of 25 to 35 mph with gusts of up to 55 mph. An isolated gust of up to 60 mph is possible, the weather service said. “Gusty ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the region Wednesday. The warning remains in effect until 2:45 p.m., the weather service said. “Expect damage to trees and power lines,” forecasters said. The weather service forecast winds at 60 ...

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Updated at 10:10 p.m. WESTFIELD, NJ — Keep those flashlights handy. After a storm blew through town Sunday evening, a wind advisory remains in effect until 6 p.m. Monday, the National Weather Service announced. Winds blowing 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph are expected, and a few ...

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Updated at 11:14 a.m. WESTFIELD, NJ — A wind advisory and fire danger warning are in effect for the area Sunday, the National Weather Service said. The wind advisory remains in effect from noon until midnight Sunday, the National Weather Service reported. Winds could gust at 40 to 50 mph, the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A wind advisory is in effect for the area from 8 p.m. Friday night until 6 a.m. Saturday, the National Weather Service announced. Winds could gust at 45 mph, the service predicted. “Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Fast winds could blow around unsecured objects, knock down tree limbs and cause power outages Monday afternoon into Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service said. Northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph are anticipated to gust at up to 50 mph, the Weather Service said in an wind ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Due to icy, hazardous conditions, all students and staff are on remote learning Friday for the morning session, the school district announced. There will be no afternoon session.  Westfield will get a wintry mix Friday, with snow and sleet accumulation of around an inch possible, ...

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UPDATE: Westfield Schools Go Remote for Second Day Due to Icy Conditions WESTFIELD, NJ — A winter storm dropped 3 to 4 inches of snow on the area Thursday, but town officials reminded residents that it’s not over yet. A National Weather Service advisory in effect until 7 p.m. Friday predicts ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — An impending snowstorm has caused the Westfield Public School District to cancel afternoon sessions and hold morning classes remotely Thursday, the district announced. The National Weather Service is predicting 5 to 9 inches of snowfall between 4 a.m. Thursday and 7 p.m.

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Updated at 5:05 p.m. Town police issued 130 tickets for violations of snow parking rules Feb. 1 – 2. WESTFIELD, NJ — Over the weekend, public works employees trucked away massive piles of snow that had accumulated in the downtown from multiple storms that battered Westfield. Public Works ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Forecasters are predicting a slippery start to the work week. A National Weather Service advisory in effect 7 a.m. Monday to 7 a.m. Tuesday predicts freezing rain will coat surfaces with around one-tenth of an inch of ice. “Pockets of light freezing rain or freezing drizzle ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Freezing rain and sleet Saturday night into Sunday morning could make roads icy, the National Weather Service advised. “Difficult travel conditions are possible due to icy roadways, especially tonight into early Sunday,” the service said Saturday night. It advised drivers to ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A Westfield family took advantage of the winter weather to create a huge snow sculpture of the popular anime character Totoro earlier this week. Cindy Yu along with her husband Joshua Hecker and their two children, Maxwell Hecker, 8, and Julian Hecker, 6, completed the sculpture ...

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