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Moderate Gale Wind Gusts Until 6 pm.; West Essex Weather for Tuesday, Jan. 7

Carolyne Volpe Curley

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 • 1:33am


Updated as of 1:52 a.m. Tuesday
At 4:19 p.m. Monday, the National Weather Service issued both a Wind Chill Advisory and a Wind Advisory for northeast New Jersey, including West Essex. The advisories are expected to be in effect until 6 p.m. Tuesday. The warning was issued because of the likelihood of bitterly cold wind chills which could lead to frost bite and hypothermia as well as strong moderate gale winds which are considered difficult to drive against. 

The forecast is calling for wind chills as low as -18° and dangerously high winds and wind gusts until 6 p.m. Tuesday.  
It's currently 11° ~ Wind chill: -5°  


The temperature drops throughout the day
  • High: 10° ~ Wind chill: -11°   
    12am to 3am
     
  • Low:   4° ~ Wind chill: -18°
    11pm to 12am

  • 12am to 8am
    BREEZY: 23–25 mph, Fresh breeze
    WIND GUSTS: STRONG WINDS: 40-44 mph, Fresh Gale, Difficult to drive against
     
  • 8am to 6pm
    BREEZY: 18–23 mph, Fresh breeze
    WIND GUSTS: VERY WINDY: 32-38 mph, Moderate Near gale, Difficult to walk against
     
  • 6pm to 12am 
    BREEZY: 13–17 mph, Moderate breeze
  • Mostly Sunny 
  • Sunset: 4:45 p.m.


 
Radar as of 1:40am Tuesday Credit: Wunderground
  • All seems clear 
FORECAST
January 8
  • Low:   4°  ~ Wind chill: -11°
    High: 21° ~ Wind chill:   11°
     
  • All seems clear
January 9
  • Low:  19° ~ Wind chill:  12°
    High: 33° ~ Wind chill:  30°
     
  • All seems clear
January 10
  • Low:  25° 
    High: 36°
     
  • 6pm to 12am
    35% widely scattered chance of Rain
January 11
  • Low:  34° 
    High: 47°
     
  • 12am to 6am
    35% widely scattered chance of Rain
     
  • 6am to 6pm
    49% scattered chance of Rain
     
  • 6pm to 12am
    37% widely scattered chance of Rain
January 12
  • Low:  40° ~ Wind chill:  35°
    High: 48° ~ Wind chill:  44°

     
  • 12am to 6am
    37% widely scattered chance of Rain
January 13
  • Low:  35° ~ Wind chill:  31°
    High: 43° ~ Wind chill:  39°
     
  • 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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