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Snow: 6.5" Late Wednesday into Friday; West Essex Weather for Wednesday, Jan. 1

Carolyne Volpe Curley

Wednesday, January 1, 2014 • 1:06am

Updated as of 1:30 a.m. Wednesday
According to 
the National Weather Service at the Caldwell Airport in Fairfield, snow is expected to fall in the West Essex area from Wednesday at 10 p.m. throughout Thursday and continue until Friday at 1 p.m. The snow should be at its heaviest from Thursday at 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. Friday. 

Total Accumulation total: 6.5"
Extremely cold temperatures on Friday into Saturday.

  • Low:  19° ~ Wind chill: 12°
    6am to 8am 
     
  • High: 31° ~ Wind chill: 25°
    3pm to 5pm 
  • 12am to 3am 
    BREEZY: 8-10 mph, Gentle breeze
     
  • 3am to 7pm
    BREEZY: 5–7 mph, Light breeze
     
  • 7pm to 12am
    CALM:  3 mph, Light air 
  • Mostly Cloudy
  • Sunset: 4:40 p.m.


 
Radar as of 1:30am Wednesday Credit: Wunderground
 
  • 10pm to 12am
    30% widely scattered chance of Snow
FORECAST
January  2
The temperature drops throughout the day
  • High: 27° ~ Wind chill: 22°
    Low:  19° ~ Wind chill:  4°
     
  • 12am to 7am
    40% increasing to 55% scattered chance of Snow
    New accumulation: 0.2" by 7am
     
  • 7am to 8am
    72% likely chance of Snow 
     
  • 8am to 8pm
    80% increasing to 87% highly likely chance of Snow
    New accumulation:      0.1" by 1pm Total accumulation:  0.3" by 1pm
    New accumulation:      0.3" by 7pm ~ Total accumulation:  0.6" by 7pm
     
  • 8pm to 12am
    94% DEFINITE chance of Snow 
January 3
The temperature drops throughout the day
  • High: 18° ~ Wind chill:  2°
    Low:   7° ~ Wind chill: -3°
     
  • 12am to 10am
    94% DEFINITE chance of Snow  
    New accumulation:     3.8" by 1am ~ Total accumulation:  4.4" by 1am
    New accumulation:     1.9" by 7am ~ Total accumulation:  6.3" by 7am
     
  • 10am to 11am
    82% highly likely chance of Snow 
     
  • 11am to 12pm 
    57% scattered chance of Snow
     
  • 12pm to 1pm
    32% widely scattered chance of Snow
    New accumulation:     0.2" by 1pm ~ Total accumulation:  6.5" by 1pm
January 4
  • Low:   3° 
    High: 27° ~ Wind chill: 20°
     
  • All seems clear
January 5
  • Low:  18° ~ Wind chill: 11°
    High: 38° ~ Wind chill: 34°
     
  • 6pm to 7pm
    34% widely scattered chance of Rain
     
  • 7pm to 10pm
    57% scattered chance of Rain
     
  • 10pm to 12am
    57% scattered chance of Snow
January 6
  • Low:  27° ~ Wind chill: 17°
    High: 36° ~ Wind chill: 26°
     
  • 12am to 12pm
    54% scattered chance of Snow
     
  • 12pm to 7pm
    54% scattered chance of Rain
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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