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Winter Storm Warning Still In Effect Through Noon In Sussex County Today; Some Delayed Openings And Closures Around The Area This Morning

Jennifer Jean Miller

Thursday, December 27, 2012 • 7:13am

SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ - Winter Storm Euclid continues to leave its mark on the county, with the National Weather Service still keeping a Winter Storm Warning in effect for the county through noon today.

For this morning, The Weather Channel reports, "Mixed rain and snow developing around 7 a.m. The mixture will change to all snow later."
 
The Weather Channel indicates an accumulation of approximately one-half inch of light snow through 11:30 a.m. this morning.
 
The National Weather Service reports, "Rain or freezing rain likely before 10 a.m., then a chance of snow showers."
 
The National Weather Service has recorded at its weather station in Wantage so far an accumulation of six inches from the current storm. 
 
Steve Andrews of 102.3 WSUS, posted on Facebook this morning, "Give yourself plenty of time this morning. Snow and rain will taper off soon, but roads are still wet and slippery." 
 
Vernon Police reported on its Facebook Page slick road conditions. "State, county, and township plows are out sanding, and plowing."
 
Some area delays and closures today, as well as other information: 
 
  • Christian Faith Fellowship Church - Reminds attendees to text "follow cffcalerts," to phone number 40404, to receive cancellation alerts.
  • Newton Medical Center - Cardiac Rehab is closed; Occupational Therapy, Speech, and the Prenatal Clinic will open at 10 a.m.
  • Picatinny Arsenal - A three-hour delay today. "The Escape Trail is closed today due to icy road conditions."
  • SCARC - A 90-minute delay for the Day Program, and Dove Vans; staff expected to arrive at normal time today.
  • St. Thomas Church (Ogdensburg) - 10 a.m. Mass cancelled today.
  • Sussex County Meals on Wheels - No deliveries today, Adult Day Care, and Nutrition Sites closed. 
 
Winter Storm Euclid is forecasted to deliver about a foot of snow to regions north of Sussex County, including New York State, and New England, today and tomorrow.
 
More snow is expected to come to Sussex County on Saturday, according to both the National Weather Service, and, The Weather Channel Forecasts, though no expected accumulations are currently being given.
 
 
Continue to follow The Alternative Press of Sussex County for updated news and information on this topic, including on The Alternative Press of Sussex County Facebook Page.
 
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