NJ experiences mixed precipitation from storm - FOX 35 News Orlando

NJ experiences mixed precipitation from storm

Posted: Updated:
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Areas west and north of New York City will see the largest snowfall amounts.

New Jersey has seen some mixed precipitation Saturday.

It's more like a freezing rain than snow that's coming down and it's cold, very cold and the roads are slick so if you have to be outside drive very carefully. 

Winter has officially arrived in Essex County, New Jersey. Backyards look like winter wonderlands. Cars are covered in snow and streets are slick and slippery but passable thanks to snow plows. 

At Brookdale Park, frosty the snowman was already up and greeting folks. Kids eagerly went sledding and enjoyed the snow, but many adults are already dreading this winter. 

Not everyone dislikes this winter weather. Many drivers say simple common sense will keep you safe. 

And as the day wore on and temps dropped, many people Fox 5 spoke to were only out to grab some food and head home for the night. 

Forecasters say this storm dumped about two inches of snow in Northern New Jersey. Most of New Jersey will see a freezing rain. The good news is that most of this should end sometime tonight.

  • New Jersey NewsNew Jersey NewsMore>>

  • FEMA chief questioned over Sandy claims

    FEMA chief questioned over Sandy claims

    Hurricane Sandy damage in Mantoloking, N.J.Hurricane Sandy damage in Mantoloking, N.J.
    The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency has asked an independent watchdog to examine whether the flood-insurance program is shortchanging Superstorm Sandy victims.
    The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency has asked an independent watchdog to examine whether the flood-insurance program is shortchanging Superstorm Sandy victims.
  • Teen pleads guilty in 1 World Trade Center climb

    Teen pleads guilty in 1 World Trade Center climb

    A teenager who made a surreptitious climb to the top of the 1 World Trade Center tower has pleaded guilty in an escapade that fanned concerns about security at the nation's tallest building.
    A teenager who made a surreptitious climb to the top of the 1 World Trade Center tower has pleaded guilty in an escapade that fanned concerns about security at the nation's tallest building.
  • Newark police officer shot

    Newark police officer shot

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:04 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:04:39 GMT
    A Newark police officer was shot in the leg while trying to arrest an armed robbery suspect Wednesday afternoon, officials said. The officer, a 19-year veteran of the force assigned to the 5th Precinct, suffered a gunshot wound in his lower leg, according to the head of the police union.
    A Newark police officer was shot in the leg while trying to arrest an armed robbery suspect Wednesday afternoon, officials said. The officer, a 19-year veteran of the force assigned to the 5th Precinct, suffered a gunshot wound in his lower leg, according to the head of the police union.
Powered by WorldNow

35 Skyline Drive
Lake Mary, FL 32746

Phone: (407) 644-3535
News Tips: (866) 55-FOX35

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices