The latest forecast for a storm expected to hit New Jersey on Sunday now includes the possibility of a wintry mix along the I-78 corridor along with up to 3 inches of snow in parts of northern New Jersey.
“Near the I-78 corridor, temperatures will be marginal with a period of wet snow possible early before a change to rain occurs in the afternoon,” the National Weather Service said in a Saturday morning forecast update. “There may even be a bit of sleet or freezing rain in the transition, but confidence is not high on this and any occurrence should be brief.”
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The best chance for snowpack is for counties north of I-80, the weather service said.
“Near and especially north of the I-80 corridor, snow will last longer before mixing into rain in the afternoon and it is in this area that we still forecast 1 to 3 inches of snow overall with this event.”
Snow could persist into Monday morning, creating conditions for early travel
The rest of the state will remain warm enough to see rain.
AccuWeather.com’s forecast also calls for 1 to 3 inches for northwestern New Jersey.
There is a small chance for some light rain and snow to begin Saturday night in northwestern New Jersey, forecasters say.
But Saturday is expected to remain dry and sunny with increasing clouds throughout the day.
A Coastal Flood Advisory is in effect from 6 a.m. to noon Saturday for parts of Cape May, Atlantic and Ocean counties. Some minor patchy flooding is also forecast in southern Burlington County, as well as the coastal area of Monmouth and Middlesex County.
The risk of coastal flooding will decrease heading into next week, according to the National Weather Service.
This weekend’s highs will be in the upper 30s to the lower 40s, several degrees below normal for this time of year.
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