Snow Advisory: Four Inches in Essex County by Friday Morning

Carolyne Volpe Curley / West Essex Now

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"Snowfall rates could range between one half inch and one inch per hour in heavy snowbands. Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions will impact the morning commute. Slow down and use caution while traveling." ~ National Weather Service

Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022

Early this morning, the National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Winter Weather Advisory, which will be in place until noon tomorrow, for the following New Jersey counties:

  • Bergen
  • Essex
  • Hudson
  • Passaic
  • Union

The NWS weather station located at Essex County Airport in Fairfield has issued the following hazardous weather information which now forecasts 4 inches of snow Thursday overnight into Friday morning.

Essex County Storm Forecast

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THURSDAY

10pm to 12am

Winds: Category 1
3mph Calm Air

  • Isolated Snow

FRIDAY

12am to 1am
Winds: Category 1
3mph Calm Air

  • Isolated Snow
    Accumulation: 0.1”

1am to 4am
Winds: Category 1
3mph Calm Air

  • DEFINITE Snow

4am to 7am
Winds: Category 2
5mph Light Breeze

  • DEFINITE Snow
    Accumulation: 3.7”

7am to 10am
Winds: Category 3
11mph Gentle Breeze

  • Scattered Snow
    Accumulation: 0.1”

10am to 1pm
Winds: Category 4
14mph Moderate Breeze

  • Isolated Snow

TOTAL SNOW: 3.9”

1pm to 6pm
Winds: Category 4
15mph Moderate Breeze

6pm to 9pm
Winds: Category 5
21mph Fresh Breeze

Essex County Preliminary Forecast
SUNDAY

7am to 1pm
Winds: Category 3
9mph Gentle Breeze

  • Scattered Snow
    No accumulations forecast at this time.

1pm to 7pm
Winds: Category 2
7mph Light Breeze

  • Likely Rain

7pm to 12am
Winds: Category 1
3mph Calm Air

  • Scattered Rain

MONDAY

1am to 7am
Winds: Category 2
6mph Light Breeze

  • Isolated Snow
    No accumulations forecast at this time.

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Essex County Snowplowers, Snowblowers and Shovelers List

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Shovel Out Your Closest Fire Hydrant

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  1. Remove Ice and Snow in a full 3-foot circle around the hydrant.
  2. Clear a path from the hydrant to the street.

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Carolyne Volpe Curley, a Certified New Jersey Press Journalist since 2012, has appeared on nationally televised productions and interviewed by the international press. Volpe Curley publishes West Essex NOW, a hyperlocal news site covering Essex County, NJ. Volpe Curley graduated from Lafayette College in 1986, with a BA in both English and Government, and a minor in Women Studies and Religion.

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