Winter weather advisory for South Jersey

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A large nor’easter that will nick the coast of South Jersey today with a round of late-season snow has prompted the National Weather Service Mount Holly Forecast Center to issue a winter weather advisory./NWS A large nor’easter that will nick the coast of South Jersey today with a round of late-season snow has prompted the National Weather Service Mount Holly Forecast Center to issue a winter weather advisory./NWS A large nor’easter that will nick the coast of South Jersey today with a round of late-season snow has prompted the National Weather Service Mount Holly Forecast Center to issue a winter weather advisory.

The advisory is in effect from 4 p.m. this evening through 2 a.m. Wednesday morning for Atlantic, Cape May, southeastern Burlington and Ocean counties in New Jersey.

The advisory calls for 2-4 inches of snow to fall along the immediate coastal areas. Precipitation will begin as rain in some locations before turning over to all snow.

The rain and snow will move in from the southwest during the afternoon hours and become heavier during the evening.

Temperatures are expected to warm into the upper-30s this afternoon but remain about 20 degrees colder than normal for South Jersey in late March.

As temperatures fall during the evening hours, untreated roadways could ice up and become slippery, the National Weather Service said.

Winds will blow out of the northeast at 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph.

The areas along the coast will see the greatest amount of snowfall according to National Weather Service Forecasts/NWS The areas along the coast will see the greatest amount of snowfall according to National Weather Service Forecasts/NWS Quick melt possible

Wednesday’s high temperatures across the mainland could reach 41 degrees under party sunny conditions with gusty winds, 21-25 mph, the National Weather Service said.

As a result, any snow that falls today could be melted in to memory by tomorrow afternoon.

Weekend warmth possible

A warm front will push through the area on Thursday brining a string of days with temperatures near or past 60 degrees, the National Weather Service said.


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