Monday, December 28th, 2015

A winter weather advisory remains in effect from 7 p.m. until 7 a.m. Tuesday for Morris County.

Advisory Data

 

* HAZARD TYPES…SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS…A TRACE.

* SLEET ACCUMULATIONS…LESS THAN A HALF INCH.

* TIMING…SLEET OVERSPREADS THE AREA BETWEEN 7 PM AND 10 PM BEFORE CHANGING OVER TO FREEZING RAIN OVERNIGHT. THE FREEZING WILL TRANSITION TO RAIN BEFORE SUNRISE EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS…NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES…FALLING TO THE LOWER 30S AT THE ONSET THIS EVENING THEN RISING ABOVE FREEZING BY DAYBREAK TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS…UNTREATED ROADS AND SIDEWALKS MAY BECOME SLIPPERY TONIGHT. ICING IMPACTS SHOULD BE PREDOMINATELY CONFINED TO ELEVATED SURFACES AND HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

* RAINFAL TOTALS OF 1-1.15” POSSIBLE

 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW…SLEET…OR FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

Jeffrey S. Paul

Director, Office of Emergency Management

Morris County Dept. of Law & Public Safety