Saturday, February 9, 2013
Kinnelon OEM warns that wind could still bring snow-laden branches down.
Just over a foot of snow was dropped on the tri-boro as the Kinnelon Office of Emergency Management shared information on their Facebook page from the NOAA declaring 12.5 accumulated inches of snow fell in Butler on Friday. "Branches are laden with heavy snow, so some additional branches may come down," the Kinnelon OEM said. While residents dug out their driveways Saturday morning, the Kinnelon OEM said little to no power outages were reported during the storm and no significant damage had been called in. The snow, itself, is particularly moist and heavy, OEM said while warning residents to be careful while shoveling. "This snow has a higher than average moisture content and is heavier than normal. Often first responders have to attend …
Friday, February 8, 2013
Heavy snow, winds blow through the area.
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Friday, February 8
Areas from eastern Pennsylvania to the top of Maine had snow fall from the nor'easter. We're asking you to help share your photos, videos and information about what the weather looks like in your neck of the woods in the tri-boro. We'll be contributing to the gallery too. It's easy to upload photos and videos to this article – all you need to do is hit the "Upload Photos and Videos" button at the top of the text. Also feel free to share your power outage and road closure information with us in the comments section.
Monday, January 28, 2013
No parking on borough roads.
All three tri-boro school districts (Kinnelon, Butler and Bloomingdale) will have early dismissals Monday due to snow. The school districts sent out messages to parents Monday morning advising them of the early closings. "For everyone's safety, please pick your child up as soon as possible," the Kinnelon school district said in a textcaster message. Kinnelon police also sent a message Monday morning advising residents not to park on borough roads. Parking bans are in effect in Bloomingdale and Butler as well during inclement weather.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Poor weather conditions keep kids out of school.
Wednesday, January 16
The Kinnelon school district will be closed Wednesday due to wintry weather conditions. "Weather conditions and roads have not improved-Kinnelon Public Schools are closed for today," the district said in a message to parents Wednesday morning. Bloomingdale and Butler schools also announced closings after the schools were initially on a delayed opening Wednesday morning. Snow, sleet and freezing rain are expected to continue until about 11 a.m.
Monday, January 23, 2012
St. Anthony's School also to open late Monday.
The Kinnelon, Butler and Bloomingdale school districts will have a delayed opening Monday morning due to icy road conditions. St. Anthony of Padua School, in Butler, will also have a 90-minute delay. The Kinnelon Police Department sent out a Nixle alert Monday morning saying motorists should be cautious as icy road conditions are expected throughout northern New Jersey until 10 a.m. Patch will have updates on this story.
Saturday, January 21, 2012
Area hit with first snowstorm of 2012.
Saturday, January 21, 2012
Bookmark this post to keep up to date on snow news throughout the weekend Update: The first snowstorm of 2012 is out of the way and now the end of the weekend lies ahead. As of late Saturday night, the National Weather Service was calling for a slight chance of rain after 4 p.m. on Sunday. The NWS was also predicting slight chance of rain or freezing rain before 4 a.m. on Monday. Update: As of mid-day Saturday, the National Weather Service updated its forecast to predict snow would continue until about 1 p.m. on Saturday. The NWS estimates 2 to 4 inches of total accumulation. We'll be updating this post with any updates and advisories affecting the Morris, Somerset and Sussex areas throughout the weekend. Got some news to share? Tell us …