HUDSON COUNTY — Talk of a snowy nor’easter forecast for Tuesday ramped up this weekend with some outlets saying the b-word and reporting that snowfall in the New York City area could reach 12 to 18 inches that day. They reported that various models agreed on the same storm track.
What will happen in Hudson County? You can easily follow the updates for your local area by clicking on the Hudson Reporter’s Accuweather section in the upper right here on hudsonreporter.com. Or follow our Tweets at @hudson_reporter, which first mentioned the storm last week.
UPDATE: On Sunday the Hudson County Office of Emergency Management sent out this bulletin:
Winter Storm Watch
Issued by the National Weather Service
For Hudson County, New Jersey
WINTER STORM WATCH FROM 12AM EDT TUE UNTIL 12AM EDT WED …WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING. * LOCATIONS…NORTHEASTERN NEW JERSEY, ORANGE, PUTNAM, ROCKLAND, NORTHERN WESTCHESTER, NORTHERN FAIRFIELD, AND NORTHERN NEW HAVEN COUNTIES. * HAZARD TYPES…SNOW. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…12 TO 18 INCHES. * TIMING…LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING. * IMPACTS…HAZARDOUS TRAVEL AND POTENTIAL FOR POWER OUTAGES. * WINDS…NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 30 TO 40 MPH. * TEMPERATURES…IN THE MID 20S. * VISIBILITIES…ONE HALF TO ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICA NT SNOW…SLEET…OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.