The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a winter storm warning for Central New Jersey. The warning is in effect until 6 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 22.
About four to six inches of snow is expected to fall in the Mercer County area, along sleet and freezing rain. A tenth of an inch of ice is expected to accumulate, creating dangerous driving conditions.
Snow will become heavy at times later this afternoon, with rates of one inch per hour possible.
Warmer air will move in in the early evening, allowing the snow to mix with sleet and freezing rain before changing to rain late in the evening and overnight.
Roads will quickly become hazardous and visibility will be poor.
Wind gusts up to 20 miles per hour are possible.
A winter storm warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice are expected. Strong winds are also possible. Travel will be very hazardous or impossible.
Before you head out, make sure your event is still being held. Many places are closing early. We will update event cancellations – check back.
Morven Museum will close at 2 p.m. on Feb 21.