Saturday, February 9, 2013
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Saturday, February 9
Hasbrouck Heights community woke up to about 10 to 12 inches of snow Saturday after a winter storm blew through the area overnight. By early afternoon roads were cleared off, stores opened and people kept themslves busy digging themselves out. Got some photos?! Made a snowman? Add them to this gallery!
Hasbrouck Heights could wake up to a total of 12 inches of snow Saturday morning.
Heavy snowfall is expected to continue overnight Friday into Saturday leaving the Hasbrouck Heights area with another 4 to 8 inches by Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service. By 9 p.m. Friday roughly 5.7 inches fell in the area according to the weather service. Snowfall is expected to continue to about 9 a.m. Saturday. Blizzard warning remains in effect until 1 p.m. Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. Hasbrouck Heights Recreation Department announced all events planned for the weekend would be cancelled which includes " the Recreation center, The Senior Center activities, Travel Boys and Girls Basketball, Recreation basketball practices, Recreation Wrestling practice and Saturday's home match, 1st & …
Friday, February 8, 2013
Steady snowfall began to hit the area Friday afternoon as the beginnings of winter storm made its way into the Hasbrouck Heights area. By mid-afternoon snow fully covered side streets and vehicles made their way slowly down the Boulevard as snow began to pick up. According to the National Weather Service, at least 12 inches of snow is expected for Eastern Bergen County.
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Friday, February 8
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Thursday, February 7, 2013
Heights public schools will have a half-day on Friday due to the blizzard warning which predicts more than 12 inches of snow accumulation for the area.
UPDATE - 12:30 a.m. Hasbrouck Heights public schools will have a single-session day on Friday due to the impending storm, according to the district's website. The borough's DPW and emergency management are preparing for what may be the first big blizzard of the year. The National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning for the area starting early Friday morning. The weather service reports snow accumulation of 10 to 14 inches is possible along with wind gusts up to 45 mph. The heaviest snow is expected to hit Friday evening into Saturday morning, forecasters said. Visibility of one quarter mile or less is possible at times. In Hasbrouck Heights, storm preparations began Wednesday and Thursday, according to Mike Kronyak, borough …
Snow is likely to start hitting the area early Friday morning.
A "significant winter storm" is expected to hit Bergen County from early Friday until Saturday afternoon and could cause blizzard conditions, according to the National Weather Service. The NWS issued a winter storm watch from Friday afternoon through Saturday afternoon, predicting 6-12 inches of snow and some ice from sleet and freezing rain. Visibility could be limited to several hundred feet due to heavy snow, sleet and freezing rain. Driving conditions may be "dangerous." Winds are expected to blow at 20 or 30 miles per hour, with gusts hitting as much as 50 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service. The gusts may bring down some tree limbs and could cause power outages. The storm could be even worse, according toMark …