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Winter Storm Watch: Maximus

02/03/2014 07:27AM ● By Rebecca K. Abma
The National Weather Services has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Midland Park area through Monday afternoon and a Winter Storm Watch for late Tuesday into Wednesday.

Midland Park schools are closed Monday, Feb. 3 due to snow. The Weather Channel has named the storm Maximus and it has dropped serious snow from coast to coast.

NWS is calling for snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches in our area from the first line of the storm, with an additional 5 to 8 inches of snow, plus up to 1/2 an inch of ice in the second wave on Wednesday.

Here's a look at the rest of the week's forecast:

Monday: Snow, mainly before 3pm. High near 32. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

Monday Night:  Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Light and variable wind.

Tuesday Night: Snow, mainly after 11pm. Low around 26. Calm wind becoming northeast 5 to 8 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

Wednesday: Snow, freezing rain, and sleet before 1pm, then a slight chance of freezing rain between 1pm and 2pm, then a slight chance of snow after 2pm. High near 30. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 31.

Emergency Contact Information


Post these numbers some place handy in your home: 

PSEG: Call 800-463-7734 (800-463-PSEG) to report a power outage or downed power lines. www.pseg.com

Midland Park CERT: Email CERTMP@yahoo.com or call 201-444-2300 if you need shelter information. 

Fire & EMS: In the event of a fire or medical emergency dial 9-1-1

Midland Park Public Schools Closing Hotline: 201-444-7400 ext. 611. To be notified of school closings by text message, Text MPEPTA to 63784 (standard text message rates apply). 

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