Heavy rain, dense fog and possible sleet to spoil another NJ weekend

Heavy rain, dense fog and possible sleet to spoil another NJ weekend

Heavy rain, dense fog and possible sleet to spoil another NJ weekend

By Friday morning, temperatures will already be close to 50 and I would not be surprised if some areas to the south of Utica get close to 60 degrees by Friday evening. In Hancock and Washington counties, the flood watch extends from Friday afternoon though Sunday morning.

First off, a Flood Watch has been issued for all of Central NY from tonight through Saturday. In western mountains and in northern ME, from roughly Dover-Foxcroft and Lincoln north, between a couple of inches and half a foot of snow could fall Saturday after the changeover from rain the night before.

"The combination of melting snow and periods of rain should allow rivers and streams to rise, breaking up the ice, and potentially allowing ice jams to form", the weather service said. Ice changes to snow.

Young Men Save Couple Stuck on Train Tracks
Young Men Save Couple Stuck on Train Tracks

Well, Friday is the day. Shamburger says this is because the cold front will hit there sooner.

There's going to be a lot less snow on the ground by Saturday afternoon. "This could produce some snow, sleet and freezing rain", NWS forecasters said. These spots are switching over to snow from midnight to daybreak Saturday as a "flash freeze" occurs.

Colder weather is in the forecast for Sunday and early next work. It is going to happen and we need to focus on moderate rain that is going to move into the region. Partly cloudy skies on Monday with increasing clouds. Accuweather also shows temperatures in the mid 30s as the rain moves out, but suggest the mercury will drop into the 20s by about 8 a.m. with wind chills in the teens.


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