Thursday, February 7, 2013
The National Weather Service is now predicting 3-5 inches of snow, plus strong winds.
UPDATE: Snowfall is expected to begin late Friday night or very early Saturday morning, with accumulations of 3 to 5 inches possible, according to the latest forecast from the National Weather Service. The snow should taper off by early Saturday. Click here to find out how NJDOT and NJ Transit are preparing for the storm and how it affects you. ____________________ 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 …
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…
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Get those snow shovels ready—meteorologists are tracking a snowstorm this weekend.
If dealing with freezing cold weather every day this week wasn’t enough—with temperatures floating around in the mid-teens to high 20s—Moorestown can now expect a “plowable” amount of snow on Friday. According to meteorologists with the National Weather Service (NWS) in Mount Holly, a low pressure system is moving over the area Friday bringing even colder temperatures and a snowstorm. Kristin Kline, of the NWS, said officials do not have specific accumulation amounts just yet, but it could be “several inches.” Meteorologists will know more Wednesday and Thursday. The snow is slated to start Friday afternoon and last into the night, Kline said. Cold temperatures will continue throughout the weekend, with slightly warmer temperatures coming …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Moorestown is in for a windy, possibly snowy couple of days, but won't get hit hard by the nor'easter headed toward coastal New Jersey.
As if New Jersey needed another weather event so close to Hurricane Sandy, a nor’easter is barreling toward the Garden State. Moorestown, however, should escape any major effects from the storm, according to the latest data from the National Weather Service. But get ready for a possible wintry mix. The National Weather service issued an advisory for our area from 6 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6 to 6 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 7. Rain, sleet and snow are predicted to start falling Wednesday afternoon, with it turning to all snow by 1 a.m. Thursday. Add in sustained winds of 18-23 mph and gusty winds of nearly 50 mph, and Wednesday could turn into a slippery mess. The high temperature on Wednesday is expected to hit 40 degrees, with 1-2 inches of …
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
The entire state of New Jersey could be severely impacted, meteorologists say.
Over the last 24 hours, the likelihood of a “very dangerous autumn storm system” next week has increased, according to a meteorologist with the National Weather Service (NWS) in Mount Holly. This would affect the entire state, including Burlington County and Moorestown. As of Wednesday, Hurricane Sandy was near Jamaica and moving north toward the east coast of Cuba. Although there is still some uncertainty whether Sandy is headed this way, Mitchell Gaines, NWS meteorologist, said that since Tuesday, the potential for a storm has risen. “There could be strong, damaging winds, heavy rainfall with streams and rivers flooding, and coastal flooding as well,” Gaines said. The timetable for any impact from Hurricane Sandy turning into a potential…
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Thunderstorms and gusts as high as 40 miles per hour are expected later this afternoon.
Heavy winds and showers have already started in some parts of our area, but Moorestown can expect much nastier weather later this afternoon. According to a meteorologist with the National Weather Service (NWS) in Mount Holly, Moorestown, along with the entire state, are under a tornado watch, as well as thunderstorms and potentially damaging winds. “I don’t know if it can get any worse,” said Anthony Gigi, meteorologist. “It’s not going to snow.” Showers and thunderstorms are expected to start after 3 p.m. and could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. The high temperature will be near 80. Winds could hit 20 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Precipitation could be up to a half-inch. A wind advisory remains in effect until midnight. …
Sunday, April 22, 2012
The National Weather Service is advising that the volume of rain expected could flood low-lying areas and inland waterways in our area.
If an average storm typically leaves water in your basement, you might want to have some buckets ready Sunday. "All of the ingredients for heavy rain are coming together for much of the area," reads a report from the National Weather Service. In addition to winds of up to 14 miles per hour, the forecast calls for rainfall approaching 2 to 3.5 inches total in Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey. That volume could prove to be too much for streams and small rivers, which will be on flood watch into Monday morning.
Monday, April 9, 2012
More than two dozen brush fires reported over past three days as a "red flag" warning remains in place.
UPDATE: The New Jersey Forest Fire Service and Burlington County firefighters are working to contain a 600-acre wildfire discovered in a rural area early Monday morning and currently burning in Tabernacle and Woodland townships in the heart of the Pinelands, according to a release from the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Approximately 60 Forest Service personnel have been joined by dozens of Burlington County volunteers to battle the blaze, which is expected to eventually cover some 1,000 acres, and to protect some 25 homes in the vicinity of the fire. Fire mitigation efforts have been employed around each of the homes, including use of backfires, to protect the isolated residences, which are situated in the woods. …
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Burlington County will be wet from rain, not snow, today and tomorrow.
Wet weather is coming our way this evening and there’s a 40 percent chance it will come before nighttime hits. “It’s pretty definite it’s going to be raining,” said Anthony Gigi, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Mt. Holly. At times, Gigi said, rain will be heavy tonight. Thursday, there is a chance of rain in the morning and the rest of the day should be okay, Gigi said. Highs today will be in the upper 40s while highs Thursday will be in the mid-50s. Is there a chance of snow this week? Not just yet, contrary to what neighbors up north might be experiencing. “Not with this system, no,” Gigi said.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
An unseasonably warm winter thus far casts doubt on holiday snow hopes.
Take a cue from Irving Berlin and keep dreaming of a white Christmas, because that’s all you can do this year. If you trust the National Weather Service (and why wouldn’t you?), the best we can hope for is a wet Christmas. “It looks like for South Jersey we’re not expecting much more than rain right now (over the weekend),” said meteorologist Valerie Meola. Meola said the current forecast for Sunday calls for temperatures in the mid-30s to mid-40s, with about a 40 percent chance of rain. She said there’s a slight chance of a wintry mix overnight Saturday, “but it warms right back up … Right now we’re running much too warm (for snow).” No surprise there really. December 2011 has been somewhat unseasonably warm thus far, especially when …