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3.2" Snow Tuesday; West Essex Area Weather for Feb. 18

By CAROLYNE VOLPE CURLEY

February 18, 2014 at 6:00 AM



Updated as of 6:05 a.m. Tuesday

The current temperature is 23°  Snow began falling by 4:53 am. 


WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
At 4:17 a.m. Tuesday, the National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory for northeast New Jersey, including West Essex. The Advisory is expected to be in effect from 4 a.m. until  4 p.m. Tuesday. The advisory was issued because of the likelihood of snow, strong winds and low visibility.

 
TUESDAY
  • The forecast shows: 
     
    • 2am  -   4am:  Scattered Snow
       
    • 4am   -  6am:  Highly Likely Snow
       
    • 6am  -   8am:  DEFINITE Snow     
       
    • 8am  - 10am:  Highly Likely Snow
       
    • 10am -  2pm:  Likely Snow turning into Rain 
       
    • 2pm  -   4pm:  Scattered Rain 
       
  • Total Accumulation:   3.2" by 10am 
     

  • Low:   21° ~ Wind chill:  16°
    12am to 2am
     
  • High:  36° ~ Wind chill:  27°
    1pm to 5pm
  • 12am to 6am
    BREEZY: 4–7 mph, Light breeze 
     
  • 6am to 9pm
    BREEZY: 8–13 mph, Gentle breeze
     
  • 9pm to 12am
    BREEZY: 5–6 mph, Light breeze 
  • Mostly Cloudy
  • Sunset: 5:35 p.m. 



Radar as of 1:00am Tuesday  Credit: Wunderground
 
  • 2am to 4am
    46% scattered chance of Snow
     
  • 4am to 6am
    80% highly likely chance of Snow
     
  • 6am to 8am
    90% DEFINITE chance of Snow 
    New Accumulation: 0.9" by 7am 
     
  • 8am to 10am
    83% highly likely chance of Snow
    New Accumulation: 2.3" by 10am ~ Total Accumulation: 3.2" by 10am
     
  • 10am to 2pm
    75% likely chance of Snow turning to Rain  
     
  • 2pm to 4pm
    45% scattered chance of Rain  
FORECAST
February 19
  • Low:   26° ~ Wind chill:  20°
    High:  44°  
     
  • Cloudy
     
  • 9am to 3pm
    31% widely scattered chance of Rain
February 20
  • Low:   26°
    High:  45° 
     
  • Partly Cloudy 
     
  • 6pm to 12am
    52% scattered chance of Rain
February 21
  • Low:   37° ~ Wind chill:  31°
    High:  53° 
     
  • Mostly Cloudy 
     
  • 12am to 6pm
    67% likely chance of Rain
     
  • 6pm to 12am
    34% widely scattered chance of Rain
February 22
  • Low:   29° ~ Wind chill:  22°
    High:  47° 
     
  • Mostly Sunndy, no precipitation
February 23
  • Low:   28° ~ Wind chill:  23°
    High:  43° 
     
  • Mostly Cloudy, no precipitation
Update from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Weather Service station located in Fairfield's Essex County Airport.