Powerful snowstorm to impact South Jersey on Friday

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The National Weather Service is predicting less than 4 inches of snow for South Jersey. The National Weather Service is predicting less than 4 inches of snow for South Jersey.

A powerful nor'easter is  expected to punish South Jersey with snow, high winds and minor to moderate coastal flooding between the morning of Friday, Feb. 8 and Sunday, Feb. 10.

South Jersey residents can expect heavy rain on Friday that will change over to snow as the nor’easter passes by, according to the National Weather Service.

The storm is expected to drop between 2-4 inches of snow south of Toms River, but will punish portions of New England with more than 2 feet of snow.

Winds are predicted to gust up to 55 mph along the coast of South Jersey and could knock down trees and branches left vulnerable by Friday’s rain. Winds could gust to 40 mph on the South Jersey mainland.

Minor beach erosion is possible, the Weather Service said. The highest tides are predicted to occur around sunset Friday and early Saturday morning.

Powerful winds will impact the South Jersey mainland. Powerful winds will impact the South Jersey mainland.

 

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