Winter storm warning for Cape May County, 3-5 inches of snow expected

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The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a winter storm warning for heavy snow in Cape May County, in effect until 6 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29.

Predicted snow accumulation is 3-5 inches. The snow will each into New Jersey early Tuesday evening, Jan. 28. The heaviest snow is expected to occur between 9 p.m. and 3 a.m. Tuesday night. The snow should end by the start of the morning commute on Wednesday.

Roads will become snow covered and slippery due to temperatures well below freezing and accumulating snow. Travel conditions will become hazardous. Snow covered roadways will considerably slow the Wednesday morning commute.

Winds are coming from the north at 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Temperatures will be mainly 10 to 15 degrees while it is snowing.

The NWS warns those in affected areas to avoid any unnecessary traveling and to allow extra time to reach a destination Wednesday morning.

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