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UPDATE: How Much Snow Did South Jersey Get Friday?

Totals varied around the region, but most spots saw seven to nine inches.

Moorestown got nearly seven inches of snow during the latest winter storm. Credit: Patch file photo
Moorestown got nearly seven inches of snow during the latest winter storm. Credit: Patch file photo

UPDATE: In addition to Moorestown public schools and Our Lady of Good Counsel School, Burlington County College is closed Friday due to the weather.

The township offices are closed until noon.

Moorestown Police Lt. Lee Lieber, the township's emergency management coordinator, said all roads are open, though some secondary roads may still be in poor condition. Public Works continues to plow and salt where necessary Friday morning. The major roadways are mostly clear. 

"We still would appreciate people stay off the roads," advised Lieber. 

Moorestown Hardware is open, per an email from one of the owners. The store has plenty of ice melt and shovels in stock, and a limited number of sleds left over from the holiday season.

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The overnight storm lived up to predictions and then some, as parts of Burlington, Camden and Gloucester counties all saw up to nine inches of snow on the ground by Friday morning, according to snowfall totals provided by the National Weather Service (NWS).

The high spot in the region was in National Park in Gloucester County, which saw an even nine inches; multiple towns in all three counties got at least eight or more, though.

Major roads, including Routes 130, 73, 70, 38 and 295 were mostly clear by the morning, and the only major traffic incident reported was a traffic signal failure that closed a portion of Route 73 in Marlton for a few hours until it reopened around 8 a.m.

Snowfall totals from the NWS:

Burlington County

  • Mount Holly—8.8
  • Mount Laurel—8.8
  • Cinnaminson—8.7
  • Burlington—8.2
  • Burlington Township—8.2
  • Tabernacle—7.2
  • Moorestown—6.7
  • Florence—6.5

Camden County

  • West Berlin—8.6
  • Blackwood—7
  • Lindenwold—5.7

Gloucester County

  • National Park—9
  • Washington Township—8.1
  • Sewell—5.5

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