Mercer County: The National Weather service in Philadelphia issued a Wind advisory for Mercer County from 4Pm to 6Am Tuesday. Winds 20 to 30 Mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected.
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The National weather service in Mount Holly New Jersey has issued a Winter weather advisory for Mercer County from 1 Pm Saturday to 1 Pm Sunday. Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of less than one inch and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch. Difficult travel conditions are possible due to icy roadways, especially Saturday evening through Sunday morning. Slow down and use caution while traveling.
Please keep in mind the system that is moving into our region is the storm that hit the Texas area that caused a massive motor vehicle crash on its highway.
Mercer, NJ, A Winter Weather advisory is in effect from 7 Pm this evening to 12 Pm Thursday. Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches. Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute. Snow is forecast to move in from the west by late this evening, continuing through the Thursday morning commute, before shifting east of the area by the midday hours. Although snow rates will not be particularly high, temperatures are expected to be below freezing, so roads and sidewalks are expected to become snow-covered.
WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM SUNDAY TO 1 PM EST TUESDAY.
Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 11 to 15 inches. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph. Portions of central, northern and northwest New Jersey and east central and southeast Pennsylvania.
From 5 PM Sunday to 1 PM EST Tuesday. Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.
Trenton, NJ (Mercer) The National weather service in Philadelphia has issued a Winter storm watch for Mercer County from Sunday afternoon 4:00 Pm to Tuesday 1:00Am. Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations over 7 inches possible. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph creating significant blowing and drifting of snow. Snow will develop west to east late Sunday and last through late Monday or early Tuesday. A period of wintry mix or rain could occur Sunday night and Monday morning, especially along and near the coast, before turning back to snow Monday afternoon. The highest snowfall rates are most likely to occur late Monday.
UPDATE: Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 11 to 15 inches possible. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.
Mercer County, NJ: Winter Storm Warning now in effect from noon Wednesday to 10 Am Thursday. Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow and sleet accumulations of 6 to 12 inches. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph. Portions of central, northern and northwest New Jersey and southeast Pennsylvania. Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute on Wednesday and the morning commute on Thursday. The heavy snow could result in power outages. Snow will move in from southwest to northeast Wednesday afternoon and early evening. The snow could become heavy at times Wednesday evening. The snow will likely mix with and change to sleet late Wednesday evening and Wednesday night, before ending as a period of snow on Thursday morning.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP (MERCER): Hamilton Police responded to Roebling Park, also known as White City Lake, just after 6:30 Friday afternoon when multiple 911 calls reported over 30 gunshots in the area. Police located two males who appeared to be firing a gun at targets on trees, disregarding multiple signs throughout the park that prohibit discharge of any weapon. White City Lake is not only surrounded by homes, but Route 29 also cuts through a portion of the park. Luckily, these men were taken into custody before the situation injured, or even killed someone. Hamilton Police are investigating the crime scene.
TRENTON (Mercer) Trenton fire department responded to the 700 block of Southard street Tuesday night after receiving multiple 911 calls for a house fire. Firefighters encountered heavy smoke coming from the residence and had trouble gaining entry as well, there were reports of a person possibly trapped inside the home but was later found dead in the home. The fire grew so intense that all fire personnel had to leave the house and move to a defensive operation shortly after that a loud explosion occurred that sent residents watching running screaming. The fire chief placed the fire under control just after 11:00 Pm, there were no reports of any injuries to firefighters, Trenton Ems and Capital Health paramedics were on scene standing by. The Mercer County Prosecutors office arson unit and the Trenton fire marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.
Hamilton (Mercer): A Suv and a pickup truck collided at the intersection of South Clinton Ave and Redwood Ave Tuesday evening. One male was transported to Robert Wood University Hospital Hamilton and another driver refused medical treatment . A neighbor stated that the intersection is prone to crashes and that it has left his dog traumatized from previous crashes and that speed bumps be put in place to slow drivers down.
HAMILTON (MERCER): A man was struck by a vehicle just after 6:00 Wednesday night at the intersection of South Broad Street and Lacey Avenue. The victim was transported to the hospital in stable condition.
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