Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Precipitation expected to begin Wednesday, linger until Thursday, meteorologist says.
What many hope will be the final snowfall of the winter season is expected to be mild in accumulation but heavy in wind gusts, according to the National Weather Service. A low-pressure system making its way through the Mid-Atlantic is approaching New Jersey and will bring approximately two inches of precipitation to the northern portion of the state Wednesday through Thursday, National Weather Service meteorologist Mitchell Gaines said. Snowfall is expected to begin early Wednesday, then mix with rain in the afternoon and return to snow by night, Gaines said. Winds will gust between 20 and 25 miles-per-hour, Gaines said, but could climb to as high as 40 miles-per-hour at times. Lingering rainfall will end by Thursday morning, Gaines said.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Areas close to New York City could see flooding, National Weather Service reports.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Santa may have left plenty of goodies under the tree, but Mother Nature is about to leave a mess outside in Northern New Jersey. According to the National Weather Service, Morris, Passaic and Bergen counties can expect anywhere from three to five inches of snow to blanket the area, with precipitation first appearing between 1 and 4 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. Compounding the snowfall, meteorologist David Stark said, is the potential of up to a quarter-inch of ice. The storm, which may also bring wind gusts of up to 45 miles per hour, won’t lighten up until sunrise on Thursday, Stark said. Essex and Union counties can expect more of a freezing rain and rain mix, which may begin as snowfall, Stark said. Those areas could also see mild to …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
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Thursday, November 8, 2012
Downed power lines outside the high school undergo repairs.
Despite the snow, Mountain Ave. may be passable by the end of the day. Patch reader Heather Hecking spotted JCP&L crews working to repair the felled power lines outside of Jonathan Dayton High School on Thursday, Nov. 8.
Storm has caused schools to open late.
In an announcement released to parents on Springfield the public school listserv lte last night, Springfield public schools will open late today to accomodate for the storm. According to the announcement, Springfield Public Schools having a 90 minute delayed opening. The announcement comes only after the first day of class following a week of closed schools due to Hurricane Sandy. The "Before-Care" programs for students at Sandmeier and Walton are slated to begin at 8:30 a.m.
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Wednesday, November 7, 2012
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Friday, November 2, 2012
The weekend will be mostly cloudy with highs in the 50s.
Residents in New Jersey and New York can breathe a sigh of relief this weekend, as power restoration continues following Hurricane Sandy. The National Weather Service says some areas will experience colder temperatures, but no severe weather or flooding is expected. According to the forecast, scattered precipitation is possible in the interior northeast, eastern Great Lakes and central Appalachians. Rain and light snow could fall due to a cooler air mass, the weather service said. Any wintry precipitation should be less than two inches. Expect lows in the 30s, with temperatures climbing into the 40s and 50s throughout the weekend. In the event of any significant rainfall, you can watch flood gauges in the area.
Monday, January 23, 2012
In Facebook comments, residents rate snow-clearing efforts with largely poor grades; lack of salting cited as an issue on many streets.
In over 50 comments on Facebook, Springfield residents had mixed feelings about the township's response to the weekend snowstorm. Springfield Mayor Ziad Shehady asked residents to rate the township's snow-clearing efforts from one-10. The overall response indicated that people feel the township's main thoroughfares, such as Morris and Meisel Ave., were cleared adaquately, but that the a number of neighborhood roads were shorted in terms of salt and plowing. A number of residents said that the "top" neighborhood of Springfield, which was particularly hard hit in the October snowstorm, was quickly cleared. Residents pointed to Wabeno and Linden aves as places seeming particularly in need of snow removal. One resident singled out Battle Hill …
Saturday, January 21, 2012
Emergency services say the day has been uneventful.
Thanks to the snow falling lighter than expected and occurring on a weekend, Springfield’s emergency services had a quiet day despite the snowfall. Office of Emergency Management Coordinator John Cottage was out early this morning. He said that the roads were largely clear. “The good news is that it was a Saturday,” Cottage said. “People didn’t have to go to work, so the roads were empty. He noted that the snow was less than predicted, and characterized the accumulation as “basically nothing.” “I did my driveway with a broom,” Cottage said. Cottage said Public Works crews made had already quick work of the snow. The Springfield First Aid Squad also had an uneventful snowfall, with no snow-related emergencies reported.