Ukko Delivers Snow, Rain, Sleet and Winds to West Essex
Monday, March 18, 2013 • 11:14pm
Winter Storm Ukko changed to an icy mixture of Rain, Freezing Rain and Sleet after midnight, and as of 4am is making for dangerous travel. We are currently under a Winter Weather Advisory for Freezing Rain and Sleet and Fog until 10am Tuesday morning.
Monday, Ukko started here with Snow around 4:30pm. As of 10pm, the West Essex TAP has received non-scientific Snow measurement amounts from the following towns:
Caldwell - 4"
Fairfield - 4"
North Caldwell - 4"
Roseland - 3"
West Caldwell - 4"
Other area towns:
Nutley - 3"
Verona - 3.5"
West Orange - 3"
Foggy driving conditions should exist from 11pm until noon on Tuesday.
For Tuesday, the Rain, Freezing Rain and Sleet and possible Snow are supposed to definitely continue until 9am. Temperatures are remaining low; scattered Rain, Freezing Rain and Sleet should continue until noon. The Rain and icy mixture did not appear to add to the accumulation totals from last night.
4am High Definition Radar Credit: Nexrad
For more in depth information:
Low: 32°; 24° with the wind chill
High: 44°; 30° with the wind chill
4am to 8am
100% decreasing to 83% DEFINITE chance of Rain, Sleet, Freezing Rain, Snow
New Accumulation: 0.24"
Total Accumulation: 6.93"
8am to 9am
83% DEFINITE chance of Rain, Sleet, Freezing Rain, Snow
9am to 12pm
52% scattered chance of Rain, Sleet, Freezing Rain, Snow
Update from the Fairfield, Essex County Airport