Friday, April 12, 2013
Names are usually re-used every six years
The world has seen the last of Hurricane Sandy – at least in name only. The World Meteorological Organization on Thursday retired the name and will replace it with "Sarah" in 2018, the next year Sandy would have appeared in the rotation. Sandy is the 77th name to be retired from the Atlantic hurricane name list since 1954, the National Hurricane Center said in a statement Thursday. "If a storm is so deadly or costly that the future use of the name would be insensitive or confusing, the WMO hurricane committee, which includes personnel from NOAA’s National Hurricane Center, may retire the name," the hurricane center said in the statement. Sandy was technically considered a post-tropical cyclone when it made its landfall in Brigantine Oct. …
Friday, December 28, 2012
Snow expected to fall across the area
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for much of south and central New Jersey with varying amounts of snow expected to fall across the area. According to the National Weather Service anywhere from two to four inches could fall with the warning going into effect from 6 a.m. on Saturday morning until 7 p.m. Saturday night. The predicted storm could also include some rain mixed in which "would cut down on the accumulations," the advisory said. Our area should feel the full brunt of the storm later Saturday morning as it works its way up from Maryland and Delaware. With low temperatures in the mid 30's expected the storm could also make for a mess on the roads with snow and reduced visibility posing dangers for …
Monday, December 10, 2012
No Snow in the forecast
The wet weather that arrived this weekend looks to continue into Tuesday according to the National Weather Service (NWS) but after that the sun should make an extended appearance in our area. Starting today the rain will continue but with a high of 65 degrees it will at least be a warm day after the predicted fog clears up. The low temperature for tonight will drop into the mid 40s as the rain is expected to continue at least through the day tomorrow. The high temperature will be around 48 degrees Tuesday before dropping down to a low of 31 degrees Tuesday night. Mostly sunny weather is predicted for Wednesday with a high of 46 before dropping down to a low of 30 for Wednesday night. There will be a slight increase on Thursday with a …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
The National Weather Service warns there could be more power outages and further damage from lingering storm debris.
The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning and a coastal flood warning for our area Wednesday, as a "powerful nor'easter" moves up from the Carolinas. Though this storm is not expected to have near the magnitude of Hurricane Sandy,nor'easters can pose serious threats. Click here to learn more. The National Weather Service is predicting that areas significantly affected by Sandy last week will be more susceptible to high winds, citing the possibility of more downed trees and increased power outages. The high wind warning is in effect from 6 a.m. Wednesday to 6 a.m. Thursday. Winds are expected from the north between 30-40 mph with gusts up to 65 mph. "This is a particularly dangerous situation," the service said, "…
Monday, September 24, 2012
Only slight chances of rain this week
Monday, September 24, 2012
With fall starting on Saturday the first week of the new season looks to be a beautiful one across the area. Today looks to be the coolest of the week with the National Weather Service (NWS) calling for a high of 69 before dropping down to 44 by the end of tonight. The cold temperatures from Sunday night could also mean waking up to some early morning frost this morning. The temperature looks to increase to around 73 by Tuesday according to the National Weather Service (NWS). That will drop down to around 58 degrees Tuesday night and there is also a 30 percent chance of rain. The rain could continue through Wednesday and into Wednesday night with a high temperature of 78 and a low of 56 during that time. By Thursday the sun should come …
Friday, January 20, 2012
The National Weather Service is calling for snow in our area.
Monmouth County residents could see wintry weather over the next 48 hours, and for the first time since October 2011 it could cover the ground. The National Weather Service in Mount Holly issued a Winter weather warning for the area, beginning with rain and sleet tonight and very early Saturday morning and quickly turning to snow. One to three inches of snow are expected to accumulate, varying throughout the region. The snow will mix in with rain and sleet and "spread over the region" Saturday morning. But the snow may not last on the ground for very long; the weather service is calling for rising temperatures by Sunday, which will turn snow into rain. The National Weather Service says a Winter weather advisory means travelers should …
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Temperatures are expected to hit 99 degrees but feel like 101.
With temperatures expected to hit 99 degrees on Tuesday, July 12, Monmouth County has been put under a heat advisory. The heat advisory will be in effect from noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday. According to the National Weather Service, the heat and humidity will create dangerous conditions, making temperatures feel like 101 degrees. The National Weather Service recommends drinking plenty of fluids, staying in an air-conditioned room, staying out of the sun and checking on neighbors and relatives. The National Weather Service also has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook in effect until 8 p.m. on Tuesday and an Air Quality Alert. A code orange air quality alert means that air pollution concentrations may become unhealthy for children; people suffering …