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Heavy Rain, Winds and Fog; West Essex Weather for Saturday, Jan. 11

Carolyne Volpe Curley

Saturday, January 11, 2014 • 12:33am


Updated as of 1:00 a.m. Saturday

The National Weather Service issued two alerts for the West Essex area Friday afternoon. A Freezing Rain Advisory warns of ice accumulations on the road and is in effect until 4 a.m. Saturday morning. The Weather Service also issued a Flood Watch warning of the potential for flooding. 

Rain has begun falling Friday night at around 10:30 p.m. and Fairfield's Essex County Airport is reporting an accumulation of only 0.1" so far. The forecasting is calling for another 2" of Rain by 11 p.m. Saturday night. 

In addition there will be Heavy Fog from midnight until 8 p.m. Saturday night. 

It's currently 33° 

  • Low:   36° 
    1am to 2am
     
  • High:  54°
    3pm to 7pm

  • 12am to 4am
    CALM:  2–3 mph, Light air
     
  • 4am to  6am
    BREEZY: 5-6 mph, Light breeze
     
  • 6am to 12am
    BREEZY: 8–13 mph, Gentle breeze
    Wind Gusts: BREEZY: 21–24 mph, Fresh breeze
  • Cloudy
  • Sunset: 4:49 p.m.


 
Radar as of 12:50am Saturday Credit: Wunderground
  • 12am to 9pm
    94% increasing to 100% DEFINITE chance of Rain
     
  • 9pm to 12am
    61% likely chance of Rain 
FORECAST
January 12
The temperature drops throughout the day
  • High: 47°
    Low:  32° ~ Wind chill: 26°
     
  • All seems clear
January 13
  • Low:  29° ~ Wind chill:  23°
    High: 49°
     
  • 10pm to 12am
    30% widely scattered chance of Rain
January 14
The temperature drops throughout the day
  • High:  48°
    Low:   37° ~ Wind chill:  32°
     
  • 12am to 6am
    35% widely scattered chance of Rain
     
  • 6am to 6pm
    51% scattered chance of Rain
     
  • 6pm to 12am
    30% widely scattered chance of Rain
January 15
  • Low:  31° ~ Wind chill:  25°
    High: 40° ~ Wind chill:  34°
     
  • 12am to 12am
    30% widely scattered chance of Rain, Freezing Rain
January 16
  • Low:  27° ~ Wind chill:  20°
    High: 38° ~ Wind chill:  33°
     
  • 12am to 6am
    31% widely scattered chance of Snow
January 17
  • Low:  26° ~ Wind chill:  17°
    High: 32° ~ Wind chill:  29°
     
  • All seems clear
Update from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Weather Service station located in Fairfield's Essex County Airport.  
 
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