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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Weather Update

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly, New Jersey, has issued the following weather statement.

NWS 1pm update:
Precipitation in the form of freezing rain is forecast to move in around midnight tonight through 12 noon Wednesday. NCC could receive 1/4" of ice from this system. Temperatures should rise to around 40 degrees by mid-morning Wednesday, and the precipitation should changeover to rain and is expected to completely end by mid-afternoon Wednesday.

NWS 3pm update:
...FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM WEDNESDAY...

Drizzle and spotty freezing drizzle will become freezing rain between 9 pm and midnight tonight, coming down briefly heavy before dawn. Temperatures at dawn should rise to near 33 degrees when the freezing rain changes to rain. Glaze accumulations of around 2/10 of an inch are forecast tonight.

DelDOT crews status is being considered. Special Services crews will be in tonight and early morning Wednesday. Public Safety Divisions have increased staffing. EOC will have a watch person on tonight starting at 11 pm.

Office of Emergency Management
395-2700

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