Thursday, February 7, 2013
The National Weather Service is now predicting 3-5 inches of snow, plus strong winds, during the nor'easter.
Thursday, February 7
The Delaware Valley is bracing for a nor’easter expected to bring snow and extreme wind gusts starting Thursday evening. The National Weather Service (NWS) in Mount Holly forecasts the storm will begin late at night on Thursday, Feb. 7 and continue through Saturday, Feb. 9. The bulk of the storm is expected to hit Friday night, when the combination of heavy snow, wind gusts of 40 mph inland and rush hour could create a dangerous situation. South Jersey may be spared the worse of the storm. At a Wednesday briefing, NWS said the heaviest snowfall—8 inches or more—will be concentrated in the Poconos and northern New Jersey. Camden, Burlington and Gloucester counties are forecasted to get 2-4 inches of snow during the storm. Coastal New Jersey…
Friday, January 4, 2013
Burlington County issued a warning for the next two days.
With subfreezing temperatures predicted for the next two nights, and wind chill factors dipping below 20 degrees, the Burlington County Health Department declared a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency. The Code Blue will started at 8 p.m. Jan. 3 and remain in effect through 8 a.m., Saturday. Officials will then review and assess upcoming weather conditions. According to the National Weather Service in Mount Holly, the low on Friday night will be around 25, with a west wind about 10 miles per hour. A Code Blue declaration is made in Burlington County when winter conditions pose a threat of serious harm or death to individuals without shelter. When a Code Blue is enacted it provides for short-term emergency sheltering. Individuals can call …
Friday, December 28, 2012
National Weather Service meteorologists are tracking a snow storm this weekend. County declares Code Blue weather emergency.
Cinnaminson can expect a couple inches of snow tomorrow morning as a weather system is making its way here over the weekend. Meteorologist Mitchell Gaines, with the National Weather Service in Mount Holly, said parts of southeastern Burlington County can expect a coating but other parts of the county can expect about two or three inches. In some parts of the county, that snow will change over to rain from late morning to late afternoon. It should end in the early evening. Cinnaminson shouldn’t see that rain. The temperature will be in the low 30s Saturday morning and rise to the upper 30s in the afternoon. The precipitation should clear up by Sunday with mostly sunny skies and breezy conditions. Temperatures will drop overnight Saturday …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Meteorologists are tracking a winter storm.
It wasn’t a white Christmas, but it may be a white day-after-Christmas. At least for a little bit. Meteorologists from the National Weather Service in Mt. Holly are tracking an east coast storm and say there will be some snow and sleet this afternoon. However, right before the evening rush hour, that precipitation is supposed to change to rain, said Mark DeLisi, meteorologist. The rain could be heavy tonight, officials said. Wind will also be a factor. Gusts could hit 31 miles per hour today but average 13 to 20 mph. Tonight, we should feel an east wind of 16 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. After tonight, there could be up to two inches of precipitation. Tonight’s low will be in the mid- to upper-30s. Rain is likely Thursday …
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Burlington County will be wet from rain, not snow, today and tomorrow.
Wet weather is coming our way this evening and there’s a 40 percent chance it will come before nighttime hits. “It’s pretty definite it’s going to be raining,” said Anthony Gigi, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Mt. Holly. At times, Gigi said, rain will be heavy tonight. Thursday, there is a chance of rain in the morning and the rest of the day should be okay, Gigi said. Highs today will be in the upper 40s while highs Thursday will be in the mid-50s. Is there a chance of snow this week? Not just yet, contrary to what neighbors up north might be experiencing. “Not with this system, no,” Gigi said.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Nine southern and central New Jersey counties are in danger of imminent flooding from more than a day of steady rains.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for nine southern and central New Jersey counties, warning that the night's heavy rainfall could cause rivers and small streams to overflow. Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Atlantic, Cape May, Salem, Cumberland, Monmouth, and Ocean counties are included in the flood warning, set to expire at 4:15 a.m. Thursday. “Given the already saturated conditions from precipitation earlier today, these bands will produce runoff sufficient enough for small streams to exceed their banks,” the warning reads. “In addition, rainfall rates will produce urban and poor drainage flooding in the heavier rain bands.” A flood warning means the National Weather Service predicts flooding is imminent or has …
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Storms in Pennsylvania are making their way to Burlington County.
The heat may have cooled off to a more acceptable 87 degrees, but the humidity rose this afternoon after thunderstorms rolled into our area. This storm is expected to clear out by 3 p.m., according to an official at the National Weather Service (NWS) in Mt. Holly, but more scattered showers could take place this evening and tonight. "The heaviest of the storms are south of us," said Mitchell Gaines, meteorologist-in-training for the NWS. Some South Jersey towns are experiencing tornado watches. Gaines said there should be a gradual clearing out of rain into Wednesday morning. Wednesday should be mostly sunny with a high near 89.
Friday, July 29, 2011
Storms could bring heavy wind to our area.
Our area is under a severe thunderstorm watch until 11 p.m., according to meteorologists at the National Weather Service in Mt. Holly. Some of the storms slated to come through this way could be severe, with damaging winds, heavy rain and frequent lightning. Highs are still in the 90s late this afternoon, with a heat index as high as 101. The low tonight will be in the 70s. “The showers and thunderstorms are expecting to end overnight,” said Lee Robertson, NWS meteorologist. Tomorrow should be mostly sunny with a high near 93.
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Burlington County is also giving away electric box fans for those residents who qualify.
An excessive heat advisory has been issued for our area starting 10 a.m. today through 8 p.m. Sunday. Temperatures are expected to be in the upper 90s all week with heat indices surpassing 100 degrees on some days. The forecast for the rest of the week is as follows: Wednesday: Hot and humid; A slight chance of thunderstorms; Highs in the lower 90s; Heat index around 100 Wednesday night: Mostly clear with a low around 76 Thursday: Highs in the upper 90s; Heat index around 112 in the afternoon Thursday night: Mostly clear with a low around 83 Friday: Highs around 100. Heat index around 110 Friday night: Party cloudy with a low around 80 Meteorologist Jim Poirier, with the National Weather Service in Mt. Holly, said the heat index could hit …
Friday, July 8, 2011
But, it should be clear by morning.
Update: The National Weather Service's Mt. Holly station issued a tornado warning for Burlington County at 5:03 p.m. It is set to expire at 5:30 p.m. ------- Showers and thunderstorms are expected to continue for the rest of the evening, according to a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Mount Holly. Valerie Meola said there is a flash flood watch in effect until late tonight and it encompasses all of South Jersey and some of Central Jersey. At the I-295/42/76 exchange, lanes are already closed due to flooding. There are reports of severe flooding in many residential neighborhoods, as well. "There may be areas that see very little [rain], and areas that see over 2 inches," Meola said. But, tomorrow looks a lot nicer. "Things…