Coastal low may drop snow on the South Jersey Tuesday night

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A dominating high pressure system may not be strong enough on Tuesday, Jan. 28 to muscle away all of the moisture connected with a coastal nor’easter, according to the National Weather Service./Weatherbell Analytics, www.weatherbell.com A dominating high pressure system may not be strong enough on Tuesday, Jan. 28 to muscle away all of the moisture connected with a coastal nor’easter, according to the National Weather Service./Weatherbell Analytics, www.weatherbell.com A dominating high pressure system may not be strong enough on Tuesday, Jan. 28 to muscle away all of the moisture connected with a coastal nor’easter, according to the National Weather Service.

As a result, coastal South Jersey communities and most of Cape May County may get a fresh round of snow only a day after 47-degree temperatures melted most of last week’s snowfall.

Saving some for South Jersey

After dropping 6-10 inches of snow over portions of the Carolinas, a coastal nor’easter could have enough energy to drop a round of 1-2 inches of snow across coastal portions of South Jersey, according to the National Weather Service’s Mount Holly Forecast Center.

The high pressure system that was channeling down frigid arctic weather may not be strong enough to push the low out to see fast enough to spare the Jersey Shore, the Weather Service said in issuing a special weather statement on Monday, Jan. 27.

The Canadian weather model indicates 2-3 inches of snow could fall over extreme eastern coastal New Jersey and most of Cape May County.

The snow would begin later in the day, ending late Tuesday night or very early Wednesday morning.

There could be a sharp cutoff, weather models show.

Areas west of Route 54 in Atlantic County could be spared any additional snowfall.

Storm next week?

Long-term models indicate a low pressure system will move up the spine of the Appalachian Mountains a few days after the Super Bowl en route to the Northeast. Some models indicate South Jersey would be on the warm side of the low and receive mostly rain. Others models say otherwise. Everything should become clear over the weekend when the models agree on who gets what and when it lands.

 

 

 

 

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