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2.8" Expected for Saturday Afternoon; West Essex Area Weather for Feb. 14

By CAROLYNE VOLPE CURLEY

February 13, 2014 at 11:35 PM


Updated as of 4:23 p.m. Friday 

The current temperature is 38° ~ Wind chill: 30°

West Essex Area Closings 
For a full list see TAP's article: West Essex Area Closings and Cancellations for Thursday and Friday 
 

Governor Chris Christie's State of Emergency and Essex County's Emergency Order remain in effect. 

SATURDAY
  • The forecast shows: 
     
    • 6am - 9am: Heavy Fog, Scattered Snow 
    • 9am - 6pm: Likely Snow
    • 6pm - 9pm: Scattered Snow 
       
  • Total Accumulation:   2.8" by 11pm  

The temperature drops throughout the day
  • High: 39° ~ Wind chill: 31°
    12pm to 5pm
     
  • Low:  28° ~ Wind chill: 24°
    11pm to 12am
  • 5pm to 9pm
    BREEZY: 8-13 mph, Gentle breeze
     
  • 9pm to 12am 
    BREEZY: 6–7 mph, Light breeze 
  • Mostly Sunny 
  • Sunset: 5:30 p.m. 


 
Radar as of 2:10 Friday  Credit: Wunderground
 
  • All seems clear 
FORECAST
February 15
  • Low:   25°
    High:  31° ~ Wind chill: 22°
     
  • 6am to 9am
    Heavy Fog
    46% 
    scattered chance of Snow 
    New Accumulation: 0.1" by 7am
     
  • 9am to 6pm
    65% increasing to 78% likely chance of Snow
    New Accumulation: 1.1" by 1pm  ~ Total Accumulation: 1.2" by 1pm
     
  • 6pm to 9pm
    40% scattered chance of Snow
    New Accumulation: 1.5" by 7pm   ~ Total Accumulation: 2.7" by 7pm 
    New Accumulation: 0.1" by 11pm ~ Total Accumulation: 2.8" by 11pm 
February 16
The temperature drops throughout the day
  • High:  25° ~ Wind chill: 14°
    Low:   17° ~ Wind chill:  4°
     
  • All seems clear
February 17
  • Low:   11° ~ Wind chill:   -1°
    High:  25° ~ Wind chill:  19°
     
  • 6pm to 12am
    34% widely scattered chance of Snow
February 18
  • Low:   21° ~ Wind chill:  12°
    High:  40° ~ Wind chill:  35°
     
  • 12am to 12pm
    55% decreasing to 45% scattered chance of Snow
February 19
  • Low:   28° ~ Wind chill:  22°
    High:  45° 
     
  • All seems clear
February 20
  • Low:   30° ~ Wind chill:  25°
    High:  47° 
     
  • All seems clear
Update from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Weather Service station located in Fairfield's Essex County Airport.