Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Mahwah asks residents to use caution when driving and shoveling
The township warned Mahwah residents to “stay safe,” during a snowstorm set to reach Mahwah Wednesday night. Mayor Bill Laforet sent a Nixle text message and email alert Wednesday evening saying three through six inches is expected to fall in the township between Wednesday night and Friday morning, and asked residents to be careful when driving and shoveling over the next few days. The township sent out the following Nixle alert: A winter weather advisory is in effect from 6pm Wednesday through 6 pm Thursday. Precipitation should begin as rain and transition over to a heavy snow and continue through Thursday. It may change back to rain and then to snow again by Thursday evening before completely ending Friday morning. Total snowfall …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Forecasts predict three inches or more could fall
Don’t put away your shovels and driveway salt just yet. Forecasters say another snowstorm is headed to the area Wednesday night, and it could drop several inches on Mahwah. According to the National Weather Service, three inches or more could fall Wednesday night into Thursday. Snow is expected to start around 9 p.m. Wednesday and last through noon Thursday. Here’s a look at the NWS forecast: Submit your questions or news tips to email@example.com. And, remember to sign up for Patch's daily newsletter, and get updates on Facebook and Twitter.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Didn't Punxsutawney Phil predict an early Spring?
Over the past week, Mother Nature has been more than generous with her sharing of snow in and around Mahwah. Kids were off from school last Friday for a storm that dropped nearly a foot on the township, and students had a delayed opening Monday thanks to a wintry mix. Now, according to the National Weather Service, there is a 60% chance that another storm will hit the region Wednesday, and leave another 1-3 inches of snow in it wake. Check the NWS Forecast: Tuesday Partly sunny, with a high near 42. West wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Tuesday Night tPartly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Wednesday A chance of snow, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 40…
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Help the fire department fight fires by making sure the hydrants near you are cleared off
- POLICE & FIRE
Saturday, February 9
The Mahwah Fire Department sent out a reminder to residents that cleaning up fire hydrants in town is ‘essential’ after every snow event. Representatives of the MFD clearing hydrants is a critical help to them as snow-covered hydrants may be difficult to locate or time consuming to dig out during a blaze. So, the fire department’s challenge to the community: adopt a hydrant. Check the picture above to find out how.
Friday, February 8, 2013
Share your family's best shots
The kids were off from school, many places in and around Mahwah were closed, and officials strongly urged residents to stay home during Friday’s snowstorm. Did you go outside to build snowpeople or make snow angels? Grab a great shot of snow piling up in Mahwah? Patch is putting together a snow-to (say it like “photo,” and it’s a pun!) gallery of the storm. Upload your pictures above, or email them to Jessica.firstname.lastname@example.org! Submit your questions or news tips to email@example.com. And, remember to sign up for Patch's daily newsletter, and get updates on Facebook and Twitter.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Snow is likely to start hitting the area early Friday morning.
A "significant winter storm" is expected to hit Bergen County from early Friday until Saturday afternoon and could cause blizzard conditions, according to the National Weather Service. The NWS issued a winter storm watch from Friday afternoon through Saturday afternoon, predicting 6-12 inches of snow and some ice from sleet and freezing rain. Visibility could be limited to several hundred feet due to heavy snow, sleet and freezing rain. Driving conditions may be "dangerous." Winds are expected to blow at 20 or 30 miles per hour, with gusts hitting as much as 50 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service. The gusts may bring down some tree limbs and could cause power outages. The storm could be even worse, according to Mark …
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Less than an inch of snow is expected to fall on Mahwah, but authorities are anticipating slick driving conditions
A forecasted wintry mix prompted Mahwah emergency responders to warn drivers in the borough of potentially hazardous driving conditions Monday. The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Mahwah in effect from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday. The NWS is predicting a wintry mix, with snow and sleet early in the day, changing over to freezing rain later in the afternoon. The forecast calls for less than an inch of accumulated snow, less than half an inch of sleet, and a small amount of ice. Sunday night, the Mahwah Police sent out the following text message and email alert to residents via a Nixle alert: “Snow and freezing rain is expected early in the day becoming just freezing rain during Monday afternoon. Accumulations of …
Friday, January 25, 2013
But, cold temps continue for a few more days
A snow event Friday night likely will not result in as much snow as was predicted earlier this week. According to the National Weather Service, light snow Friday night is expected to accumulate only about half an inch in Mahwah. However, meteorologists are warning that whatever snow does fall may stick to the ground quickly because of the low temperatures. The NWS predicts frigid temperatures will continue for at least a few more days, with wind chill values making it feel like -3 degrees Friday. Here is the NWS forecast in Mahwah: Friday Increasing clouds, with a high near 26. Wind chill values as low as -3. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Friday Night Light snow likely, mainly before 11pm. Cloudy, with a low …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Wintry mix is expected to start late Tuesday night and fall through Wednesday afternoon, according to the NWS
A wintry mix of snow, sleet, ice and rain is expected to make landfall in Mahwah on the overnight Tuesday into Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. The NWS issued a Winter Weather Advisory and Hazardous Weather Outlook for the region that will be in effect from midnight through 4 p.m. Wednesday. It forecasts that rain, sleet and snow will begin before 10 p.m. Tuesday. The overall snow accumulation for the storm is about 1 to 4 inches, with the possibility of an additional 0.2 of an inch worth of ice also accumulating on the ground. The weather is expected to calm after the storm clears out Wednesday afternoon. Check the NWS Forecast for Mahwah for the rest of the week: Submit your questions or news tips to jessica.mazzola@…
Thursday, December 27, 2012
But, the NWS predicts smooth sailing tomorrow through New Year's
Thursday, December 27, 2012
There is a 100% chance that precipitation from a rain and snowstorm that started Wednesday will continue Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. The NWS predicts rain and sleet showers will continue until about 1 p.m. Thursday. Little to know snow accumulation is expected, and the storm should be out of the area completely by Thursday night. Looking at the NWS’s extended forecast below, weather looks like it will remain snow-free, though chilly, through at least New Year’s Day: