Latest snow storm updates for Jersey Shore

Snowfall continued until about 9 a.m. Friday, reaching 5 inches in some coastal towns.

The storm started overnight and was building at a rate of 1 to 2 inches per hour, the Mount Holly National Weather Service said.

A band of heavy snow crossed the I-95 corridor, the weather service said.

The Mount Holly National Weather Service previously estimated an average of 3 to 5 inches across the state, with certain areas waiting up to six inches, including Monmouth and Bergen counties.

Gov. Phil Murphy declared a state of emergency Thursday night.

The weather service issued a winter storm warning for Monmouth and Ocean counties overnight and through 10 a.m. today, with the storm jeopardizing the morning’s trip.

“Traveling can be difficult,” warned the weather service. “If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.”

Plus:Winter Storm Warning Issued for Shore, South Jersey

09 am

Snowfall has stopped in most of the state, but temperatures remain below freezing, NWS said.

The skies are expected to begin to clear, but the cold weather will continue for the rest of the day, the weather service said.

08:30 am

Brick and Long Branch now have 5 inches of snow accumulation, the weather service said.

Malga in Gloucester County and Shamong in Burlington County now have the highest snowfall totals, at 6 inches each.

A bulldozer pushes snow through the Laurel Square shopping center in Brick Township on Friday morning, Jan. 7, 2022.

7 a. M.

A temporary 35 mph speed limit is in effect on the Garden State Parkway and the New Jersey Turnpike, the NJ Turnpike Authority said Friday morning.

6:45 am

So far, in Monmouth County, there is about 3.6 inches of snow accumulation in Neptune City and 2.8 inches in Freehold, according to NWS.

In Ocean County, there has been 2 inches of snow on both Forked River and Brick, the weather service said.

NWS will post updates on snowfall totals throughout the day.

A complete list of snowfall totals for Monmouth and Ocean counties is available here.

The National Weather Service has placed most of the coast and southern Jersey under a winter storm warning in effect as of 10 p.m.  M. Thursday until 10 a.  M. From Friday.

Check back here for continuous weather updates throughout the morning.

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