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3.4" Snow Tuesday; West Essex Area Weather for Feb. 17

By CAROLYNE VOLPE CURLEY

February 16, 2014 at 11:32 PM

 

Updated as of 6:39 p.m. Monday

The current temperature is 31°


WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
At 3:25 p.m. Monday, 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: 
     
    • 4am   -  6am:  Highly Likely Snow
       
    • 6am  -   8am:  DEFINITE Snow     
       
    • 8am  -  10am:  Highly Likely Snow
       
    • 10am -   2pm:  Likely Rain 
       
  • Total Accumulation:   3.4" by 10am 
     

  • Low:   14° ~ Wind chill:   8°
    5am to 6am
     
  • High:  30° ~ Wind chill: 28°
    2pm to 5pm
  • 6am to 6pm 
    BREEZY: 6–7 mph, Light breeze 
     
  • 6pm to 12am 
    CALM:  1–3 mph, Light air 
  • Sunnny
  • Sunset: 5:34 p.m. 



Radar as of 5:40pm Monday  Credit: Wunderground
 
  • No precipitation 


FORECAST
February 18
  • Low:   21° ~ Wind chill:  16°
    High:  35° ~ Wind chill:  27°
     
  • 4am to 6am
    80% highly likely chance of Snow
     
  • 6am to 8am
    90% DEFINITE chance of Snow 
    New Accumulation: 1.1" by 7am 
     
  • 8am to 10am
    83% highly likely chance of Snow
    New Accumulation: 2.3" by 10am ~ Total Accumulation: 3.4" by 10am
     
  • 10am to 2pm
    75% decreasing to 70% likely chance of Rain  
February 19
  • Low:   26° ~ Wind chill:  20°
    High:  43° 
     
  • 9am to 3pm
    31% widely scattered chance of Rain
February 20
  • Low:   26°
    High:  45° 
     
  • 6pm to 12am
    52% scattered chance of Rain
February 21
  • Low:   37° ~ Wind chill:  31°
    High:  53° 
     
  • 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° 
     
  • Partly Cloudy, 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.