Monday, March 18, 2013
Snow is expected to last from 5 p.m. Monday through Tuesday morning
Mahwah schools announced Monday evening they would operate on a two-hour delay schedule Tuesday, due to inclement weather. Forecasters are calling for two to four inches of snow and ice to fall on the township. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning and Hazardous Weather Outlook for the area through 10 a.m. Tuesday. The forecast, according to the NWS, is: In advance of the storm, NJ Transit announced it would offer full system-wide cross-honoring from 4 p.m. Monday through the end of the service day on Tuesday. Check the NJ Transit website for delays. 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.
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, 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…
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 …
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:
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
State police warn residents of flash floods as remnants of Isaac may impact the northeast area of NJ on Wednesday. Meanwhile weather forecasts predict heavy rain showers, thunderstorms for Wednesday for the area.
New Jersey State Police have a issued a warning to resients that the remnants of Hurricane Isaac may impace the northeast area of New Jersey on Wednesday. State police warned residents via Nixle alert on Tuesday to be aware of flash flooding in flood prone areas on Wednesday. The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook for the area Tuesday into Wednesday. The weather service predicts periods of heavy rain showevers and embedded thunderstorms with rainfall between 1 and 3 inches possible which cause lead to flooding in some areas. The forecast for the Bergen County area is: -- Follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter. For news straight to your email inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Power to most Mahwah residents was restored by 9 p.m.
Severe thunderstorms knocked out power to Mahwah residents Wednesday afternoon, with about 406 homes without power at 5:03 p.m. Wednesday, according to Orange & Rockland Utilities. O&R had returned power to all but a few homes in the township by 9 p.m. The string of storms with "heavy rain...high winds and frequent lighting strikes," knocked out electric service to about 4,000 O&R electric customers overall, the utility said in a release. O&R was dispatched to respond after a transformer burst into flames during the storm before 3 p.m. Wednesday. The utility offered the following tips to customers: