Western Monmouth Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Blizzard Warning
Statement as of 10:04 PM EST on Ιανουάριος 26, 2015

...Blizzard Warning remains in effect until 6 PM EST Tuesday...

* hazard types...heavy snow with strong winds causing considerable blowing and drifting.

* Snow accumulations...12 to 20 inches.

* Timing...snow will become steadier and heavier overnight through Tuesday morning, then taper off during Tuesday afternoon. The brunt of the storm looks to occur from overnight through about midday Tuesday, where snowfall rates of 2 to 4 inches per hour are anticipated.

* Impacts...extremely dangerous travel developing due to heavy snowfall and strong winds, resulting in whiteout conditions. Secondary and tertiary roads may become impassable. Strong winds may down power lines and tree limbs, resulting in power outages.

* Winds...northeast to north 20 to 30 mph with gusts 40 to 50 mph, with the highest gusts closer to the coast.

* Temperatures...mainly in the upper 20s.

* Visibility...one quarter mile or less at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds and poor visibility are likely. This will lead to whiteout conditions, making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you and make sure your cell phone is fully charged. If you get stranded, stay with your vehicle.

Coastal Flood Warning
Statement as of 09:33 PM EST on Ιανουάριος 26, 2015

...Coastal Flood Warning remains in effect until 7 am EST Tuesday...

* location...coastal areas of New Jersey and Delaware... including Delaware Bay.

* Coastal flooding...moderate flooding is anticipated around the time of tonight's high tide.

* At Sandy Hook... New Jersey (sandy hook bay) high tide occurs at 107 am Tuesday...with a forecast tide level of 7.5 to 8.0 feet above mean lower low water.

* At Seaside Heights... New Jersey (oceanfront) high tide occurs at 1237 am Tuesday...with a forecast tide level near 7.0 feet above mean lower low water.

* At Atlantic City... New Jersey (oceanfront) high tide occurs at 1250 am Tuesday...with a forecast tide level near 7.0 feet above mean lower low water.

* At Cape May... New Jersey (oceanfront) high tide occurs at 124 am Tuesday...with a forecast tide level 7.5 to 8.0 feet above mean lower low water.

* At Lewes... Delaware (delaware bay) high tide occurs at 159 am Tuesday...with a forecast tide level near 7.0 feet above mean lower low water.

* At Rehoboth Beach... Delaware (oceanfront) high tide occurs at 1259 am...with a forecast tide level near 7.0 feet above mean lower low water.

* High tide on the back bays...along Delaware Bay and along Raritan Bay occurs later than the high tide on the oceanfront.

* Impacts...numerous roadways will flood and minor to moderate property damage is likely. The Tides and wave action will result in moderate to severe beach erosion.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal Flood Warning indicates that moderate or major tidal flooding is imminent or occurring. Be prepared for rising water levels and take appropriate action to protect life and property. Follow the recommendations of local emergency management officials.

Do not drive your vehicle through flood waters. The water may be deeper than you think. You will be putting yourself in danger and your vehicle may be damaged...leading to costly repairs.

For a list of the impact of different tide heights in your County...please go to www.Erh.NOAA.Gov/phi/tides.Htm (all in lower case).

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 10:15 PM EST on January 26, 2015

The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 11 hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation is extended to Highway departments...cooperative observers...Skywarn spotters and media for these reports. This summary is also available on our home Page at weather.Gov/phi

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments snowfall of /inches/ measurement

Delaware

...New Castle County... Blackbird 1.2 146 PM 1/26 deos New Castle County Ai 0.5 700 PM 1/26 ASOS

Maryland

...Queen Annes County... Sudlersville 0.2 727 PM 1/26 social media

New Jersey

...Atlantic County... Hammonton 0.8 1130 am 1/26 co-op observer Pleasantville T 700 PM 1/26 trained spotter Atlantic City Intl a T 700 PM 1/26 ASOS

...Burlington County... Florence 1.2 332 PM 1/26 public Tabernacle 1.0 200 PM 1/26 social media Mount Holly WFO 0.6 700 PM 1/26 NWS office

...Camden County... Voorhees 2.0 619 PM 1/26 social media Sicklerville 1.0 529 PM 1/26 NWS employee

...Gloucester County... Turnersville 0.6 1100 am 1/26 trained spotter National Park 0.3 700 PM 1/26 trained spotter

...Hunterdon County... Byram 4.0 936 PM 1/26 social media Readington 2.4 830 PM 1/26 trained spotter Readington TWP 1.9 300 PM 1/26 trained spotter 4 W Washington TWP 1.8 532 PM 1/26 since 7 am

...Mercer County... Ewing 1.2 624 PM 1/26 trained spotter Ewing TWP 1.1 344 PM 1/26 trained spotter

...Middlesex County... Edison 3.5 653 PM 1/26 social media South Plainfield 3.0 846 PM 1/26 trained spotter Old Bridge 3.0 846 PM 1/26 trained spotter East Brunswick 3.0 844 PM 1/26 trained spotter Perth Amboy 3.0 846 PM 1/26 trained spotter Woodbridge 2.0 800 PM 1/26 trained spotter

...Monmouth County... Long Branch 1.0 130 PM 1/26 cocorahs Manalapan 1.0 330 PM 1/26 trained spotter

...Morris County... Lake Hopatcong 3.2 619 PM 1/26 social media Marcella 2.6 435 PM 1/26 trained spotter 2 E Randolph TWP 2.3 835 PM 1/26 cocorahs Randolph TWP 1.6 501 PM 1/26 cocorahs Morristown 1.0 1215 PM 1/26 trained spotter

...Ocean County... Lakehurst 4.0 649 PM 1/26 social media Toms River 2.0 238 PM 1/26 trained spotter Jackson TWP 1.1 147 PM 1/26 public brick TWP 1.0 1102 am 1/26 social media Whiting 1.0 1229 PM 1/26 social media

...Somerset County... Belle Mead 2.7 929 PM 1/26 social media Bridgewater TWP 2.0 1114 am 1/26 public Somerville 1.2 1100 am 1/26 trained spotter

...Sussex County... Byram TWP 4.5 718 PM 1/26 social media Wantage 2.5 815 PM 1/26 trained spotter Hardyston TWP 1.5 458 PM 1/26 cocorahs

...Warren County... Blairstown 4.0 620 PM 1/26 social media Hackettstown 2.6 515 PM 1/26 trained spotter Oxford 2.0 448 PM 1/26 social media Stewartsville 1.6 1200 PM 1/26 trained spotter

Pennsylvania

...Bucks County... Langhorne 1.5 204 PM 1/26 public West Rockhill TWP 1.5 1223 PM 1/26 trained spotter Furlong 1.4 441 PM 1/26 trained spotter Feasterville 0.6 237 PM 1/26 trained spotter Yardley 0.5 1229 PM 1/26 social media

...Chester County... Phoenixville 2.5 728 PM 1/26 social media Spring City 1.9 443 PM 1/26 NWS employee

...Lehigh County... Lower Macungie TWP 3.2 449 PM 1/26 trained spotter Center Valley 2.5 822 PM 1/26 social media Schnecksville 2.0 647 PM 1/26 trained spotter Lehigh Valley Intl a 1.9 700 PM 1/26 ASOS

...Monroe County... Long Pond 3.0 934 PM 1/26 penndot Bartonsville 3.0 727 PM 1/26 social media Tobyhanna 2.8 343 PM 1/26 penndot Stroudsburg 1.5 311 PM 1/26 social media

...Montgomery County... Graterford 2.5 330 PM 1/26 trained spotter Royersford 1.8 530 PM 1/26 trained spotter Gilbertsville 1.8 1248 PM 1/26 trained spotter King of Prussia 1.5 531 PM 1/26 trained spotter Spring Mount 1.5 1100 am 1/26 public Horsham 0.5 1100 am 1/26 public

...Northampton County... Danielsville 2.5 1218 PM 1/26 trained spotter Bushkill TWP 2.0 318 PM 1/26 trained spotter Martins Creek 1.6 253 PM 1/26 trained spotter

...Philadelphia County... Philadelphia Intl Ai 0.3 700 PM 1/26 ASOS Philadelphia oem 0.2 100 PM 1/26 Emergency Mngr