N.J. Climate Forecast: Blizzard Warning Expands; School Closings, Snow Totals Increase

A nor’easter snow blizzard will blast and cover N.J. Tuesday as school closings have been now reported, and anticipated snow aggregates have expanded.

The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning in 13 regions for a nor’easter that could cover New Jersey with somewhere in the range of 4 to 24 inches of snow. The blizzard could pack winds that surpass 50 mph, provoking a few authorities to as of now declare school closings.

Storm notices have been issued all through the state as anticipated snow aggregates keep on increasing (see beneath). Various flights at Newark Liberty International Airport have been wiped out. The NWS is asking individuals to remain off the streets.

The snow squall cautioning is in actuality for Sussex, Warren, Morris, Passaic, Bergen, Hudson, Hunterdon, Essex, Union, Somerset, Middlesex, Monmouth and Mercer districts. That notice — and a winter storm cautioning issued for whatever remains of New Jersey — will be essentially from 8 p.m. Monday to 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Here are more subtle elements on the tempest:

Risk TYPES…Heavy snow and solid winds.

ACCUMULATIONS…Snow aggregation of 4 to 6 inches in the southern Jersey Shore territory, somewhere in the range of 18 to 24 inches almost wherever else.

TIMING…Snow starts Monday evening from southwest to upper east over the notice range, turning out to be substantial now and again with snowfall rates of one to two inches every hour late Monday night and Tuesday morning. Snow will lessen by Tuesday evening.

Here are a portion of the potential effects:

IMPACTS…The overwhelming snow will make numerous streets blocked and may create across the board control blackouts because of the heaviness of the snow on tree appendages and electrical cables.

WINDS…Northeast 10 to 20 mph with regular blasts that could surpass 40 mph.

VISIBILITIES…One quarter mile or less on occasion.

TEMPERATURES…From the mid 20s to lower 30s.


A snow squall cautioning implies extreme winter climate conditions are normal or happening. Falling and blowing snow with solid winds and poor visibilities are likely.

The National Weather Service says: “This will prompt to whiteout conditions…making travel to a great degree hazardous. Try not to travel. In the event that you should travel…have a winter survival pack with you. On the off chance that you get stranded…stay with your vehicle.”

This measure of snow over such a wide, vigorously populated territory could convey go to a halt as snow obstructs avenues and roadways and overwhelming snow and wind trigger aircraft deferrals and flight cancelations, as indicated by AccuWeather.

For a huge number of miles of streets in the district, this will be a strangely frosty tempest for the center of March. A great part of the snow that falls will amass on the streets, as indicated by AccuWeather.

Wind blasts can oftentimes best 40 mph at the stature of the tempest, which can’t just make snow squall conditions yet may break tree appendages and debilitate sporadic power blackouts, as indicated by AccuWeather.

Here is the gauge:

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high almost 35. Light and variable wind.

Monday night: Snow likely, basically after 2am. The snow could be substantial now and again. Expanding mists, with a low around 27. Upper east twist 5 to 11 mph. Shot of precipitation is 70%. New snow gathering of 3 to 5 inches conceivable.

Tuesday: Snow, for the most part before 5pm. The snow could be overwhelming on occasion. High close to 32. Blustery, with a north twist around 25 mph, with blasts as high as 36 mph. Shot of precipitation is 100%. New snow collection of 10 to 14 inches conceivable.

Tuesday night: A shot of snow. For the most part overcast, with a low around 22. Northwest twist 10 to 14 mph. Shot of precipitation is 30%. New snow gathering of short of what one inch conceivable.

Wednesday: A shot of snow. For the most part overcast, with a high close to 33. Northwest twist 10 to 17 mph. Possibility of precipitation is 30%. New snow aggregation of not as much as a half inch conceivable.

NJ Transit and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said they are finding a way to get ready for the tempest.

Rail autos and trains have been winterized and NJ Transit has experienced a safeguard support program for radiators and other hardware to get ready for the frosty climate.

Fly motor controlled snow blowers are accessible to expel ice and snow from NJ Transit tracks and basic exchanging zones.

Trains are furnished with snowplows to clear snow from the rails, and rail Operations have 20,000 pounds of salt

Melters can condense 500 tons of snow a hour at the Port Authority airplane terminals, and furrows and many bits of snow gear are accessible for scaffolds and passages.

Huge amounts of salt and sand are accessible for air terminal streets, parking areas, scaffolds and passages

Furrow prepared prepares and snow-liquefying materials can clear the organization’s PATH station tracks and offices.



Below is a list of school closings/delays/early dismissals for Tuesday provided by News12 and other sources; we will add as news comes in.

  • ABC Spectrum Preschool Tennent Closed
  • Ability School Inc Englewood Closed
  • Academy For Children Mountain Lakes Closed
  • Advantage Career Institute Eatontown Closed
  • Ahlus Sunnah School East Orange Closed
  • Asbury Park School District Asbury Park 2-hour delayed start
  • Beacon Christian Academy Bayonne Closed
  • Belleville Public Schools Belleville Closed
  • Bishop George Ahr High School Edison Closed
  • Bloomfield College Bloomfield Closed
  • Bloomfield Twp Bloomfield Closed
  • Bogart Memorial School Bogota Closed
  • Calais School Whippany Closed
  • Caldwell University Caldwell Closed
  • Cedar Grove Twp Cedar Grove Closed
  • Children’s Home Montessori – Cliffside Pk Cliffside Park Closed
  • Chris Acad Montes. – Scotch Plns Scotch Plains Closed
  • Clifton Public Schools Clifton Closed
  • Clinton-Glen Gardner School District Clinton Closed
  • Dover Public Schools Dover Closed
  • Early Learners Child Care Little Ferry Closed
  • East Brunswick Twp East Brunswick Closed
  • East Orange Child Dev. Corp. East Orange Closed
  • Eastern Christian Schl. -N Haledon North Haledon Closed
  • Edgewater School District Edgewater Closed
  • Elizabeth Public Schools Elizabeth Closed
  • Elmwood Park Public Schools Elmwood Park Closed
  • Emerson Public Schools Emerson Closed
  • Englewood Public Schools Englewood Closed
  • Essex County College Newark Closed
  • Farmingdale PublicSchools Farmingdale Closed
  • Felician College Lodi Closed
  • Franklin Twp Quakertown Closed
  • Freehold Regional HS District Englishtown Closed
  • Freehold Twp Freehold Closed
  • Genesis Educational Center Jersey City Closed
  • Georgian Court University Lakewood Closed
  • Gilmore Memorial Chris Acad. Paterson Closed
  • Gramon School & Glenview Academy Fairfield Closed
  • Green Brook Academy Bound Brook Closed
  • Hackensack Public Hackensack Closed
  • Hanover Park Reg. East Hanover Closed
  • Henry Hudson Rgnl. H.S. Highlands Closed
  • Hillside Board of Education Hillside Closed
  • Hoboken Montessori School Hoboken Closed
  • Holmdel Twp Holmdel Closed
  • Holy Innocents Elem.-Neptune Neptune Closed
  • Holy Spirit School Union Closed
  • Honor Ridge Academy Clark Closed
  • Hope Academy Charter Asbury Park Closed
  • Hudson County College Jersey City Closed
  • Hudson Montessori School Jersey City Closed
  • Independence High School Irvington Closed
  • Inst. Therapeutic Massage – Hackensack Hackensack All Day, Evening Classes and Activities Canceled
  • Inst. Therapeutic Massage-Bloomfield Bloomfield All Day, Evening Classes and Activities Canceled
  • Inst. Therapeutic Massage-Haskell Haskell All Day, Evening Classes and Activities Canceled
  • Inst. Therapeutic Massage-Tinton Falls Tinton Falls All Day, Evening Classes and Activities Canceled
  • Jackson Twp Jackson Closed
  • Jacksonville Chapel Preschool Lincoln Park Closed
  • Jefferson Twp Lake Hopatcong Closed
  • Jersey City Global Charter School Jersey City Closed
  • Keyport Public Schools Keyport Closed
  • Keystone Habilitation Day Program South Plainfield Closed
  • Kings Daughters Day School Plainfield Closed
  • LTC Career Training Neptune Closed
  • Lakeview Learning Ctr Wayne Closed
  • Learning Com. Charter Sch – Jersey City Jersey City Closed
  • Learning Ctr. for Exceptional Child. Clifton Closed
  • Leonia Boro Leonia Closed
  • Lester Noecker Roseland Closed
  • Linden School District Linden Closed
  • Little Hudson Academy West New York Closed
  • Little Lamb Pre-School Bayonne Closed
  • Lord Stirling School Basking Ridge Closed
  • Marlboro Twp Marlboro Closed
  • Mary Help Of Christians Acad. North Haledon Closed
  • Matawan Montessori Academy Matawan Closed
  • Matawan-Aberdeen Reg. Schools Aberdeen Closed
  • Middlesex County College Edison Closed
  • Middlesex County Voc. Schl Dist. East Brunswick Closed
  • Midland Park Boro Midland Park Closed
  • Millburn Twp Millburn Closed
  • Milltown School District Milltown Closed
  • Monmouth Beach Elementary Monmouth Beach Closed
  • Montclair State University Montclair Closed
  • NJ City University – Jersey City Jersey City Closed
  • NJIT Newark Closed
  • New Beginnings Fairfield Closed
  • New Brunswick Closed
  • New Horizons Autism Dayton Day Prog. Dayton Closed
  • New Horizons Autism Freehold CIP and BT Freehold Closed
  • New Horizons Autism Freehold Day Prog. Freehold Closed
  • New Horizons Autism Ramsey Day Prg. Ramsey Closed
  • New Horizons in Autism – Toms River Toms River Closed
  • New Milford Schools New Milford Closed
  • Newark Educator’s Comm. Charter Newark Closed
  • Newark Public Schools Newark Closed
  • Newmark High School Scotch Plains Closed
  • Newmark K-8 School Scotch Plains Closed
  • North Jersey Elks Dev.Disabilities Clifton Closed
  • Oakland Boro Oakland Closed
  • Our Lady Of Victories School Sayreville Closed
  • Parsippany-Troy Hills Twp Parsippany Closed
  • Passaic Co. Elks Cerebral Palsy HS Clifton Closed
  • Passaic County Technical Institute Wayne Closed
  • Passaic Valley Regional Little Falls Closed
  • Perth Amboy Catholic Perth Amboy Closed
  • Perth Amboy Public Schools Perth Amboy Closed
  • Philips Academy Charter School – Paterson Paterson Closed
  • Phoenix Center Nutley Closed
  • Primary Prep-Jersey City Jersey City Closed
  • Primrose School of Florham Park Florham Park Closed
  • REED Academy Oakland Closed
  • Rainbow Child Care Ctr – Franklin Somerset 2-hour delayed start
  • Rainbow Child Care Ctr – Stewartsville Stewartsville 2-hour delayed start
  • Ramapo-Indian Hill Rgnl School Dist. Oakland Closed
  • Red Bank Boro Red Bank Closed
  • Ridgewood Village Ridgewood Closed
  • Rockaway Twp Hibernia Closed
  • Roselle Public Schools Roselle Closed
  • Roseville Community Charter School Newark Closed
  • Rutgers – New Brunswick New Brunswick Closed
  • Sage Day Boonton Boonton Closed
  • Sage Day Mahwah Mahwah Closed
  • Sage Day at Rochelle Park Rochelle Park Closed
  • Scotch Plains-Fanwood Rgnl Schls Scotch Plains Closed
  • So. Bergen Jointure Commission Hasbrouck Heights Closed
  • Solomon Schecter Day Schl – Marlboro Marlboro Closed
  • Somerset Hills Reg Bernardsville Closed
  • South Plainfield Boro South Plainfield Closed
  • St James School-Woodbridge Woodbridge Closed
  • St. Alban’s Pre-School Oakland Closed
  • St. Anne School Fair Lawn Closed
  • St. Elizabeth Nursery & Montessori Parsippany Closed
  • St. Helena Elem-Edison Edison Closed
  • St. James School-Springfield Springfield Closed
  • St. Jerome School West Long Branch Closed
  • St. John Vianney Regl H.S. Holmdel Closed
  • St. Nicholas Ukrainian Passaic Closed
  • St. Paul’s Christian School – Brick Bricktown Closed
  • St. Phillip Apostle – Clifton Clifton Closed
  • Stevens Institute of Technology Hoboken Closed
  • Sunshine Schoolhouse -Freehold Freehold Closed
  • Tadpole Village Preschl-Frogbridge Millstone Township Closed
  • Teaneck Schools Teaneck Closed
  • The Children’s Institute Livingston HS Livingston Closed
  • The Giving Nest North Plainfield North Plainfield Closed
  • The NJ Japanese School Oakland Closed
  • Todays Learning Center Clifton Closed
  • Toms River Regional Toms River Closed
  • Trinity Academy-Caldwell Caldwell Closed
  • University Hgts Chtr School Newark Closed
  • Upper Saddle River Boro Upper Saddle River Closed
  • Van Riper Ellis Christian School Fair Lawn Closed
  • Vernon Twp Vernon Closed
  • Wallington Boro Wallington Closed
  • Washington Academy-Belleville Belleville Closed
  • West Essex Regional North Caldwell Closed
  • West Orange Public Schools, NJ will be CLOSED on Tuesday, March 14th. All activities on Tuesday are canceled
  • Westwood Regional School District Township of Washington Closed
  • Windsor Learning Center Pompton Lakes Closed
  • Windsor School Pompton Lakes Closed
  • YCS Fort Lee Education Center Fort Lee Closed
  • YCS George Washington-Hackensack Hackensack Closed

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