WINTER STORM WARNING ISSUED FOR OCEAN COUNTY

WINTER STORM WARNING ISSUED FOR OCEAN COUNTY

A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for Ocean County and the surrounding area for 2 to 4 inches of snow. While the transition from rain to snow has taken longer than initially anticipated, the precipitation will switch to snow by noon on Monday. Snow will be heavy at times Monday afternoon with accumulations in the 2 to 4 inch range, with locally heavier amounts in the extreme western portions of both Townships. Snow should end around sunset.

When the change over to snow occurs, road conditions will quickly deteriorate. Temperatures this morning fell fast and are currently just around 32 degrees. Also, with temperatures falling well below freezing Monday evening, roads and streets will quickly freeze causing hazardous conditions. Motorists are urged to use extreme caution tonight as there will be numerous icy spots, especially on secondary roads and side streets. Also, sidewalks and paths will be hazardous to walk on tonight. Please exercise extreme caution if you must venture out tonight. It is recommended that only essential travel take place tonight.

Again, a Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Ocean County for 2 to 4 inches of snow. A change over to snow will occur around lunch time and the snow will be heavy this afternoon. Road conditions will quickly deteriorate this afternoon and will be hazardous tonight as temperatures fall well below freezing.

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