Friday, February 8, 2013
County crews are set in place to tackle the snow when it arrives, officials say.
In the calm before the snow, Camden County officials warned residents to use caution and keep the roads clear when plows roll out to combat what’s predicted to be 2 to 5 inches of snow from Friday’s nor’easter. More than 60 pieces of equipment are on standby to meet the storm head-on during the changeover to snow Friday night, county officials said, and steps are being taken to lessen the storms’ effects. Still, residents should put off driving Friday night, if at all possible, county officials said. “Even though county crews are brining roads in advance of the storm, we still remind motorists to remain cautious and give themselves extra time to reach their destinations tonight,” freeholder Ian Leonard, liaison to Public Works, said in a …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Rain during the day Friday will change to snow around the evening commute, making travel treacherous, the National Weather Service forecasts.
With the National Weather Service (NWS) calling for a nor'easter to bring a mix of rain and snow and hazardous conditions through the Friday evening commute, Camden County officials said they’re prepared to tackle the coming nor’easter head-on as soon as it slams into the area. The NWS Mount Holly office issued a winter weather advisory Thursday afternoon, in effect from 5 p.m. Friday through 6 a.m. Saturday, calling for as much as 5 inches of snow in a storm the weather service warned could be intense Friday night. The worst of the storm should hit right around rush hour, the NWS warning said, with rain changing over to wet snow late in the day Friday. The snow could intensify into Friday night, the NWS warned, with accumulations of 1 to …
The National Weather Service is now predicting 3-5 inches of snow, plus strong winds, during the nor'easter.
Thursday, February 7
The Delaware Valley is bracing for a nor’easter expected to bring snow and extreme wind gusts starting Thursday evening. The National Weather Service (NWS) in Mount Holly forecasts the storm will begin late at night on Thursday, Feb. 7 and continue through Saturday, Feb. 9. The bulk of the storm is expected to hit Friday night, when the combination of heavy snow, wind gusts of 40 mph inland and rush hour could create a dangerous situation. South Jersey may be spared the worse of the storm. At a Wednesday briefing, NWS said the heaviest snowfall—8 inches or more—will be concentrated in the Poconos and northern New Jersey. Camden, Burlington and Gloucester counties are forecasted to get 2-4 inches of snow during the storm. Coastal New Jersey…