Special weather statement issued, calling for significant winter storm on Tuesday

He said: "Everyone in our state needs to focus on preparing for the snow and staying safe". Make sure you brush off your vehicle completely, and be very careful on those slippery roads!

The National Weather Service said additional snow could fall February 9, and another storm was expected early next week. North of I-195, it will be cloudy and chilly, with a few flurries.

High temperatures are expected to remain in the 30s and 20s through Wednesday, but could climb into the low 40s on Thursday, the weather service said.

It says this weather system may have a significant impact on travel.

-Cumberland, Cape May, Atlantic, coastal Burlington, and coastal Ocean. Around an inch or two of snow will fall at the most, along with ice accumulation that may close schools.

The second round of wintry weather will start Tuesday evening and last into early Wednesday morning. "Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow", the statement reads.

"Not a big snow, but it's happening during the morning commute and it could be a real mess", AccuWeather meteorologist Dave Dombek said.

Monday night: Clouds increase late at night.

The snow will really expand and intensify after 3 PM in central Iowa with the heaviest snow falling by 10 PM.

Friday: Mild with rain developing. Light snow, sleet are ice accumulations are possible.

-Northern Warren, Sussex, northern Morris, western Passaic, western Bergen. Quiet during the day Monday, but snow will return Monday night (probably after Midnight).

"Through Tuesday morning, 2-5" of snowfall for most of the area.

With cold air in place over the Chicago area, low pressure will move northeast out of Kansas, tracking over Chicago early Tuesday. It takes over headed towards your commute home today. The weather service office in Eureka reported accumulating snow at sea level.

We haven't had much winter yet this season, but brace yourself for a bit tomorrow.

Current watches and advisories for New Jersey. This line of mixed precipitation will be steadily progressing toward the north Tuesday evening and eventually, many parts of the state will see a shift to rain before everything comes to an end. The Grant County Sheriff's Office warned that snow drifts were blocking many roads. There will be a brief break before another system arrives.

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Vanessa Coleman