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Incoming Friday ice storm could make traveling dangerous around NJ


Feb 03, 2022, 11:45pmUpdated 4h ago

By: News 12 Staff

Storm Watch Team meteorologists are tracking a winter storm that is expected to bring icy conditions to parts of New Jersey.

The icy weather will make it dangerous to travel around certain parts of the state. The National Weather Service has issued winter weather advisories for parts of northwestern New Jersey.

Thursday night will see periods of freezing rain, with the potential for significant icing. Temperatures will drop into the low-20s.

Friday will start off with a wintry mix in the morning, and then transition into light snow by the afternoon. Roads conditions, particularly in the northern part of the state, may be slick and dangerous at times. There is also the potential for some power outages due to the ice. High temperatures will be in the low-30s. Friday night will see clouds, with a partial clearing by the overnight hours. Overnight lows will be in the low-20s.

The rain and snow will clear out by Saturday. Saturday will see mostly sunny skies, but high temperatures will only be around 34 degrees. Saturday night will remain clear, but temperatures will dip into the upper-teens.

Sunday will see a mix of sun and clouds, with highs around 32 degrees. Sunday night will be partly cloudy, with overnight lows around 15 degrees.

Temperatures are expected to warm up into the 40s for most of the upcoming week.


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