Heavy rain, dense fog and possible sleet to spoil another NJ weekend

The National Weather Service issued several advisories for New Hampshire Friday and Saturday

The National Weather Service issued several advisories for New Hampshire Friday and Saturday

The heavy rain that is expected Friday afternoon, coupled with melting snow, prompted a flood watch for southern New England.

Local officials are monitoring the situation and reporting conditions to the National Weather Service.

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties.

Ice and sleet as well as reduced visibility are expected to make travel conditions unsafe Friday morning.

The combination of moderate to heavy rain, on top of snow melt and the possibility of isolated ice jams along area rivers and streams, presents the threat of localized street flooding.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 38.

Winter weather advisories were scheduled to take effect in much of West Virginia, with the exceptions of the Eastern Panhandle and southeastern West Virginia counties, late Friday afternoon or Friday night.

Significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice are expected in the region Thursday and Friday. "The rain is going to be [Friday]".

Mixed precipitation is expected, which will make for slippery roads and poor visibility from blowing snow. Highs will reach the upper 20s on Friday.

An example of the ice jam occurring in 2014. Additional snow accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of a light glaze are expected.

In Murrysville, police shut down a section of lower Ashbaugh Road between Saltsburg and Mamont roads after a mudslide blocked the road around 10:30 a.m. "Saturday looks to be pretty chilly, but Sunday's supposed to feature a warm-up with highs going back into the low 30s". A flood watch last late Friday, the weather service said.

Mainers should be prepared for a little bit of nearly everything over the next couple of days, which the National Weather Service says will be bring rain, snow, ice jams, rising temperatures, fall temperatures, rising rivers and coastal flooding.

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