Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Environmental New Jersey is calling for efforts to reduce carbon pollution.
On an interactive map of the United States that records the number of extreme weather events that have taken place over the last several years, New Jersey might as well be the black eye. The red, purples and magentas that color each of New Jersey’s 21 counties make up the wrong end of the weather-related disaster spectrum, marking the entire state as a recurring extreme weather target. Should nothing be done to curb pollution and carbon emissions, a recent report from Environment New Jersey Research and Policy Center details, expect that trend to continue. Just off of the beach in Long Branch Tuesday, with temperatures coincidentally hovering around an unseasonable 80 degrees, several officials gathered to discuss the new report, called “…
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the area.
The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning for the Matawan and Aberdeen area tonight into tomorrow morning. Winds between 20 and 30 miles per hour with gusts up to 60 are expected Wednesday evening. NWS predicts that the gusts may bring down trees, impacting power lines. The warning is in effect from 7 p.m. to 4 a.m. Thursday. There is a chance of showers and thunderstorms Wednesday before 10 p.m. and showers throughout the evening with a low aroudn 48 degrees. Thursday is expected to be partly sunny with the temperature dropping to about 39 degrees by 5 p.m. Overnight, there will be a low of about 29 degrees. According to the alert, the fog warning issued earlier today has been canceled.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The National Weather Service issued the statement due to Monday night’s snowfall and today’s icy road conditions.
Monmouth County residents woke up this morning to the first snow of 2013. According to the National Weather Service (NWS), anywhere from a half-inch, to an inch and a half of snow fell Monday night, causing hazardous road conditions this morning. At 9:30 a.m. the NWS reported that it was 19 degrees in the Matawan area, but with the wind chill, it felt more like 15 degrees outside. Due to the drop in temperature, the NWS has issued a Special Weather Statement for much of New Jersey, including Monmouth County. The Special Weather Statement asks residents to watch out for icy road conditions this morning, suggesting that drivers use extra care while on the roads and to leave plenty of space between your vehicle and the one ahead of you. …